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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Book Review: The Life We Never Expected by Andrew and Rachel Wilson

BOOK DESCRIPTION: What do you do when hard or painful circumstances turn your world upside down, resulting in a life you never expected? Andrew and Rachel Wilson grappled with this question after both of their children were diagnosed with regressive autism. Refreshingly honest, this book explores the highs and lows of raising children with specials needs, reflecting on the broader question of how to cope with suffering of all kinds.…

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Saturday Confession: When a Gen X’er Marries a Boomer

Growing up I never put my Barbie dolls into the plot line that they were going to meet someone ten years older and get married. No, Ken was their age. They went to the same school, lived in the same area. I assumed that was how my life would be. Fast forward and I graduated college and finally surrendered my singleness. When Tom came into my life I was kind…

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Saturday Confession: But I Want the Bedbugs to Bite

Okay, so don’t take the title literally. I’m thinking of the nighttime ritual I have spoken with the kids as a contest for over ten years. It started with our son, almost 17, and then our daughter, nearly 12. “Sweet dreams, don’t let the bedbugs bite, goodbye!” That’s our thing. We would pray after tucking in, I would shut off the lights, and somehow it became a contest to see…

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Book Review: The Love Dare for Parents

From the authors of international best-selling marriage book The Love Dare comes The Love Dare for Parents, a 40-day journey of “dares” challenging one or both parents to understand, practice, and communicate Christ-like love to their children. Easy to read and work into a busy schedule, The Love Dare for Parents is designed to “turn the hearts of parents to their children and turn the hearts of children to their parents”…

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Character Confession: The Captivating Miley Cyrus

Is there anything new to blog about when it comes to Miley Cyrus? Probably not. But I’m going to try. I wanted to wait a few days so I could let my thoughts marinate and perhaps by the time I put them down, they’d make sense. I also figured by giving it some time, I’d have some good posts from others to pass on. And I do. But first, let…

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