Today is cold and dreary. I’m sitting in our car, waiting for my children to complete their violin lessons. Such is the life of a mother. I’m so grateful that my kiddos are getting instruction in the arts, but I must admit I would rather be home on this type of day. I plan on … Continue reading A Married Woman’s Mission is Her Family
His alarm sounded at 5:30 am this morning. My husband had to arrive at the parking lot near his office by 6:30. A table should be waiting for him outside, containing a test and face shield. No one else will be there. That's the point. Unvaccinated, he has been deemed too much of a health … Continue reading How Can I Support My Husband Through This?
One of my goals in life is to be a peaceful wife. I want to be a woman who brings peace into my home. This peace doesn't start with my children, but with my marriage. I've realized that a lot of times I sabotage my own efforts. Peace doesn't come when I insist on having … Continue reading A Peaceful Wife
As women, we often equate romance with flowers, candy, and jewelry. I know I sure used to! Let me tell you a little story. After the birth of our babies, I used to think that my husband had to buy me flowers. After our fifth child, I held a grudge since he didn't. Like that … Continue reading True Romance Within a Marriage
Today, my son turns nine. We've blown up balloons, and are excitedly looking forward to when daddy arrives home so a few presents can be opened. Bookshelves have been organized, and my oldest daughter took the little guys on a picnic outside. Yesterday, I spent a bit of time planting a couple of climbing roses … Continue reading An Ordinary Life
Marriage can seem so hard sometimes. When God meshes two people into one this is bound to happen. Feelings get hurt, and our lines get crossed. My husband and I have a pretty good relationship. I'm so thankful to the LORD for him! But even during the best of times, we sometimes have misunderstandings. Sometimes … Continue reading A House Divided Will Not Stand