Surrendering A Stormy Marriage by Kelly Klepfer

  It was a dark and stormy night. Not literally. The sky was clear. We could see for miles. However, the inside of the van was alive with lightning and thunder. As difficult as it is to admit, my husband and I were supposedly fighting for our family but there we were again trying to rip each other to shreds.   Let me back up and give some basic details…

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Facebook’s Love Your Spouse Challenge, Day 7

This is it! All week I’ve been sharing my posts from the Facebook Love Your Spouse Challenge. I hope you’ve been encouraged and wanting to apply oneness to your marriage. It’s worth it. Not easy. Worth it. LOVE YOUR SPOUSE CHALLENGE, DAY 7 Here we are. In a couple weeks we celebrate our 20th. There were people who questioned the age difference or the fact I was entering in a…

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Love Your Spouse Challenge, Day 5

All this week I’ve been sharing my posts from the recent Facebook Love Your Spouse Challenge. My prayer is I encourage you with a realistic look at marriage. That you can choose oneness and isolation and beat the odds. I believe in you! LOVE YOUR SPOUSE CHALLENGE, Day 5 This picture is from a cruise we took to Mexico to celebrate our 15th anniversary. From infertility to nearly losing a…

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Love Your Spouse Challenge, Day 4

This week I’m sharing my posts from the recent Facebook Love Your Spouse Marriage Challenge. Beyond the pictures, I wanted to be transparent with our story. Perhaps you can relate and need encouragement. I hope this blesses you today! Love Your Spouse Challenge, Day 4 This is a rare night out with other couples. I can’t remember the date, but our then baby was young and her health wasn’t stable. We lived…

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Love Your Spouse Challenge Day 2

I recently participated in the Love Your Spouse Challenge on Facebook. More than sharing the pictures through the years, I wanted to encourage others. Marriage is hard work. But God is good. Be encouraged! *** Love Your Spouse Challenge Day 2, tagged by Susan. Our wedding day, August 31, 1996. Perfect weather. I padded the schedule so well that we watched guests come in from upstairs. No regrets that we…

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Love Your Spouse Challenge Day 1

You’ve probably seen the challenge on Facebook. Although I can’t respond to each invitation I receive, this one grabbed my attention. I didn’t see it as a way to show the “glamourous” aspect of marriage through pictures. I saw it as a way to be authentic and encourage. Enough so that I am going to share my posts here. Because somewhere, out there, someone needs that encouragement. Here you go.…

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