Intimacy – Humility


Last night, I had a bit of a – what shall I call it – tiff with my mother-in-law.  It was something small, that escalated, and she came to me to apologise.  But, it has bugged me – you see, ever since the huge fight with hubby’s sister, the relationship between his mom and I… Continue reading Intimacy – Humility

Intimacy – His Precious Marbles


I have just finished reading the most lovely book called The Marble Collector by Cecelia Ahern.  It is such a lovely story and such a lovely read.  Basically, in a nut shell: When Sabrina Boggs stumbles upon a mysterious collection of her father’s possessions, she discovers a truth where she never knew there was a lie.… Continue reading Intimacy – His Precious Marbles

Intimacy – Boxes


I like counting in fours. I have always have. Every time I walk somewhere, I count my steps on fours.  Seriaaasssly. Maybe I shouldn’t be admitting this on a public blog – my little “blog box”.  Uh, just how many followers do I have?  LOL – but I like fours.  I like the number four, I like… Continue reading Intimacy – Boxes

Intimacy – Acceptance


One of the biggest challenges to true intimacy – as I have discovered this last week – is a lack of acceptance. Not accepting your spouse for who they are Not accepting your circumstance, your “lot” in life, so to speak Not accepting who you are Psalm 16:5-7 NIV LORD, you alone are my portion and… Continue reading Intimacy – Acceptance

Intimacy – Attitude


For a while now, I have been working through Dr Caroline Leaf’s programme to detox your mind, and to build up healthy, God-honouring thoughts.  I am slowly, but surely seeing the dividends of the hard work that I am putting in, although I truly wish I was further along the road.  But, I guess, Rome… Continue reading Intimacy – Attitude

Intimacy – Feelings


Intimacy – Feelings (mine, yours, ours) Sometimes, I know that my husband doesn’t get me.  I will try explaining something to him and I can see by his expression or his response that I could very well be speaking Latin and he just doesn’t get me.  And by the very same token, there are many… Continue reading Intimacy – Feelings