Category Archives: Marriage

All I Want

As I rush out the door, I don’t even notice the scowl that has formed harshly on my face. My diaper bag hangs haphazardly over my shoulder and my two boys are more interested in the ant hill by the … Continue reading

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Lacking Nothing

I would love to be the woman who never worries, but embodies the peace of Christ. I would love to be the woman who never measures her worth in relation to the world around her. I would love to be … Continue reading

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Following God Right Off a Cliff

One of two things can happen to a Christian when he suffers. First, he can turn away from the Lord in anger and go his own way, or second, he can fall into the arms of Christ and seek refuge, … Continue reading

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My Husband, the Onion

My husband and I are not compatible. Oops! Did I actually just write that? Alright, don’t freak out, everyone. I love my husband with all my heart and I actually think he’s pretty much the coolest guy ever.  He also … Continue reading

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One Year with my Son

It was one year ago today. I laid awake, invariably exhausted, yet awake, listening to the grunts and squeaks of my brand new baby boy. He awakened every hour that night. With the new-mother adrenaline pumping through me, I sprung … Continue reading

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One Dollar

Embarrassment. Sheer, unequivocal and painful embarrassment. He remembers when he was 6 or 7, his mom, drenched from head-to-toe in evidence that she just rolled out of bed–bathrobe, slippers, and curlers protruding from every inch of her body, trudged into the … Continue reading

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Why Women must Submit to their Husbands

I knew I would be my husband’s wife four minutes after I met him. People have tactfully informed me that I am crazy; others have gazed at my marriage longingly, calling it a romantic fairytale. Crazy or romantic, to me, … Continue reading

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