Mary and Joseph Reflect: Forgiveness

Marriage is tested every single day because of sins we commit and mistakes we make. I wrote about this here using the characters Hinderella and Prince Harming to describe it. Yes, Joe and I have hindered one another's spiritual and personal growth. Yes, we have harmed each other with our words and actions. The only... Continue Reading →

Hinderella and Prince Harming

Husbands and wives harm and hinder each other. It's a fact. Unfortunately, we are sold fantasies about marital love that are wrapped in ball gowns and handsomeness. These images are great for a wedding day, but they do not serve us well for daily living. If we truly understood just how we will hinder and... Continue Reading →

Advent Reflection: Married Treasure

Just before our wedding day, my father asked if Joe and I were planning to ride away from the reception on a donkey. It was the first time anyone had ever joked about the fact that we shared the names of Christ’s parents, Joseph and Mary. Given the fact that our car didn’t start when... Continue Reading →

Say Yes to Distress

A few years back, I started a new tradition of buying a white dress to celebrate our wedding anniversary. The TLC show "Say Yes to the Dress" was my inspiration. I could watch that show all day, can't you? There's something fascinating about a bride-to-be searching for and finding her wedding attire. Here's a photo... Continue Reading →

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