Everyday Marriage

Everyday Marriage

Everyday my husband goes down to a storage room filled with, well…stuff we are storing. That and weight equipment. He sits at a table with all his little tools and his wax and creates…beautiful, stunning, intricate pieces of jewelry for all kinds of...
When Divorce is Not an Option

When Divorce is Not an Option

My husband has been self employed most of our 25 years of marriage, but for the last 4 years he had been working a few days a week for someone else. That meant that he was gone those days. I liked that. I liked having that feeling of missing him. It made it more...
Marriage Sacrificed

Marriage Sacrificed

It’s happening. Way. Too. Much.  Marriages are crumbling all around us.  And Christian marriages seem no different.  What in the world is happening? We start out with such hope and big, beautiful dreams of what our life will be like with this person that has...
Raising Husbands

Raising Husbands

You probably thought that I would be talking about “retraining” our husbands. Nope. This is about about raising our sons to BE husbands. Good husbands are hard to find these days. You know, the ones who understand their God-given role and embrace manhood....
Why Your Work at Home IS a Ministry

Why Your Work at Home IS a Ministry

Over the 22 years of being a stay at home Mom, I have had many a day of wondering how in the world being at home with children and plodding out the daily chores was holy in any way, shape or form.  It rarely has “felt” like I was doing anything truly...