Day 31: 10 Tips for a Thriving Marriage


In today’s last post on the 31 Days to a Better Marriage series, Jolene Engle gives us ten tips that we can use to apply to our marriages.  And they are some great tips. Stay desperate for God.  He is your Source of strength, hope, joy, peace, comfort, and love.  Your relationship with Christ needs… Continue reading Day 31: 10 Tips for a Thriving Marriage

Day 29: Loving Your Husband Through Loss and Grief


Wow – this is very intense.  I cannot think of a worse trial that one has to go through.  And that is to lose someone you love.  And yes, it is always bitter-sweet.  You know that they are in Heaven, and you know that they are wrapped in the arms of Jesus and you know… Continue reading Day 29: Loving Your Husband Through Loss and Grief

Day 18: Differences in Marriage are Always There


I recall reading in the early days of our marriage, that you are trying to combine your life with someone who was raised differently, thinks differently, eats, reacts, and lives differently to you (even if you’re the same culture and race).  And making that combination work can be hard.  The article then went further to… Continue reading Day 18: Differences in Marriage are Always There

Day 17: His Wife First


I think this is a battle for all moms – you’re in hospital (or wherever you’ve had your babe) and once you’ve delivered, they hand you this tiny little precious bundle of joy and your heart melts.  And everything else just pales in comparison.  This tiny little person is dependent on you for survival.  You… Continue reading Day 17: His Wife First

Day 16: When God Intervenes In Your Marriage…


I was so excited to write about this, I couldn’t wait for tomorrow…:-) You see, I believe that God has intervened, not just in my marriage but in me.  So, let me tell you my story – much of it you can read here and on my other blog, http://babymamasblog.wordpress.com/, but in a nutshell, I was… Continue reading Day 16: When God Intervenes In Your Marriage…

Day 6: Reduce Stress and Live More Calmly


I have always been highly strung.  I could get my knickers in a knot about something when I am relaxing at home, watching TV.  Yeah, folks, that’s me.  So, while for me personally the “reduce stress” may not be that applicable (although I could always do with some reduction in stress), I need to focus my… Continue reading Day 6: Reduce Stress and Live More Calmly

Day 5: In Sickness and in Health, Respecting Your Husband Through Cancer


I am very blessed to let you know that my husband and I have never, ever had to face the big C.  There has been no thought, no concerns or issues in this regard at all.  Fortunately, hubby, myself and Baby Girl are very healthy individuals – and hubby cycles and mountain bikes, and we… Continue reading Day 5: In Sickness and in Health, Respecting Your Husband Through Cancer