Intimacy – Seven Red Flags


No relationship is easy.  It takes constant giving and taking and a whole lot more giving than taking, but it takes work.  It takes work to set up the foundation of a strong relationship, but once that foundation is set into place, the rest seems to fall into place a little easier.  It doesn’t make… Continue reading Intimacy – Seven Red Flags

Intimacy – Saying Sorry!


I think that one of the hardest things to do in building true intimacy (and let’s face it, all of it can be pretty hard) is to say “I am sorry“. Today, in my gratitude journal, I actually stated that I am grateful for the gift of saying I am sorry.   I really don’t have an… Continue reading Intimacy – Saying Sorry!

MY WORD FOR THE YEAR – 2016


Every year, I choose a word that I want to focus on during that year.  I pray about it, and then go with where I feel God is leading me. For 2014, my word was “abundance“. And for good reason – I had a poor spirit. Abundance comes in so many forms – but mainly it… Continue reading MY WORD FOR THE YEAR – 2016

A verse a day – for 40 days (Day 27)


Protection – “The Lord is faithful. He will establish you and guard you against the evil one.”  2 Thess. 3:3 Dear Lord, Marriages are under attack – the evil one would like nothing more to see marriages fail, lives destroyed, people hurt and wounded and moving further and further away from you. So, Lord, I… Continue reading A verse a day – for 40 days (Day 27)

Gratitude – Day 21


My hubby had an awful day at work yesterday.  When he got home last night, I could see he was tired, and drained, and just wanted (needed?) a time out.  And yet, he still helped finish supper (I had started when I got home from work), and washed the dishes and cleaned up.  Really?  How… Continue reading Gratitude – Day 21

A verse a day – for 40 days (Day 19)


Humility – a prayer for your marriage. Via @garyLthomas http://t.co/AH15yJhnxd — The Baby Mama (@BabyMamasTweet) August 4, 2015 Humility – “Do nothing from selfish ambition or conceit, but in humility count others more significant than yourselves.  Let each of you look not only to his own interests, but also to the interests of others.”  Phil.… Continue reading A verse a day – for 40 days (Day 19)