Tag Archives: honoring my husband

Be Completely Humble and Gentle…

I’m a bit more active on the blogging in this season for several reasons: 1) to see how things progress in this difficult time; 2) to check in with my sanity; 3) and hopefully, to show some progress out of … Continue reading

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Marriage: The Need to Be Partners

[A series of posts based on a letter to SJ from 18 months ago] I am a wordy person… whether it’s in writing or speaking.  I struggle with an economy of words. SJ is a man of fewer words.  He … Continue reading

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Diet and Exercise

  These are not two of my all-tine favorite words in any language.  I also hate that there is a certain negativity that washes over me each time I hear those words. Diet and exercise. Yeesh.  Those can’t be fun!! … Continue reading

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The Little Things

    Five years into our marriage I would have told you that it might have been a sad mistake, but there were three little beings involved and we loved them very much.  After ten years I would have had … Continue reading

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Holding Hands

  My absence from writing in all forms is beginning to take its toll on me.  Barely a day could go by that I didn’t need to be engaged in some form of writing.  Events of the past several months … Continue reading

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Drowning in Hidden Blessings

Hello Faithful readers. I must start with an apology.  This blog has had precious little attention due to some major life changes.  We feel like we’re facing a large tome of new chapters, most good, some bittersweet or sad. Selling a 24-year … Continue reading

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In the Crazy Moments

Life has been insane.  It doesn’t seem possible, but I’ve actually been too busy to write.  That hardly ever happens.  And, lack of writing time sort of unbalances me. We are moving.  It’s a good move, one I’ve looked forward … Continue reading

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The Tolls Parenting Takes on a Marriage

    We are getting further and further removed from the crazy days of intense, hands-on parenting.  Before the memories fade, I need to spend some more time on this topic, as I know that some of you are right … Continue reading

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Trying Hard to Submit

  A few months after I began this blog, SJ asked for the web address so he could read it.  I had already posted Our Story, and written a good half-dozen posts. A little bit of history.  I have been … Continue reading

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Yielding Your Body– Or, Just Say Yes!

  I will own it right up front. I like sex.  I want sex with my husband, often. And, I have told my husband I will never deny him. It didn’t used to be this way.  Like so many other … Continue reading

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