Tag Archives: Trusting God

Marriage to Glorify God

  I’ll start this out with a hallelujah for church. I know that sounds weird, but at midnight last night, I was feeling pretty depressed and hopeless.  Apathetic about my life.  Negative. Church this morning made me look at things … 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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How to Stay Young: Beauty is Fleeting

  Spoiler alert: I don’t have the secret to staying young.  No magical elixir; no fountain of youth; no miracle wrinkle cream. But I’m learning it’s a mindset and a decision we make, regardless of what society’s definition might be. … Continue reading

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Adult Children of Difficult Parents

  Mom. Dad.  Mother.  Father.  Mommy.  Daddy. These names can evoke a myriad of feelings for most of us.  Love.  Warmth.  Caring.  Affection.  Fear.  Sadness.  Anger.  Yet more times than not, it seems that at least one of these names … 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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Love and The Single Girl

The conversations went something like this: Me:      You know I want to have babies and be married!  It’s not fair that everyone around me gets to do that!  I’m 29 for heaven’s sake! Him:    I didn’t promise you I’d be … Continue reading

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An Inconvenient Interruption

It’s been an inauspicious beginning to my new blog.  Life events curtailed the attention I had intended to put into this blog, and other than the initial window dressing, I’ve been able to post little more.  I had hoped to … Continue reading

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