I have the power, through Christ, to forgive others. I no longer have to hold grudges. I no longer have to let the bitterness of what others have done to me cloud the vision of the abundant life God has for me.
So much planning, so many details, all go into that one special day. The first day of the rest of your life. Oh, so much can go wrong. But will you let it? The truth is, anything can ruin your wedding. We live in a fallen world, and we interact with imperfect people. Think about all the … Continue reading This will RUIN your wedding…if you let it
Every morning, I feel like I have to make several choices. Do I help my husband get ready (since he has a long commute to work), or do what I need to do to get ready for work on time? Do I iron my husband's shirt, or work out? Do I make us breakfast and … Continue reading Priorit(ies)
Why does it cost so much to get married these days? Thankfully, my husband and I didn't break the bank to tie the knot. If money is holding you back from getting married, here are some ways you can save money on your big day: Make a budget. You have to start with what you have. … Continue reading How to save money for your wedding
This post is not to judge anyone, but people want to get their financial lives in order before marriage so that they can live blissfully when they finally tie the knot. However, this pushes back their union several years, and may cause them to compromise their integrity or to even end the relationship. I'm not … Continue reading Getting your financial life in order AFTER marriage
When we first started dating, we were infatuated with each other. Every kiss sent electricity through every part of my body, and every time I saw him coming from a distance, I wouldn't be able to contain my joy. We didn't even notice each other's imperfections. We had lovey-dovey feelings, and it was beautiful. Then, … Continue reading Marriage is security
Yep. You read that right. Today, we're going to talk about how to deal with little critters. Most people who have been married less than two years aren't living in a house. Whether you're renting from a friend, you're saving up cash in your parents' basement, or you're in a complex, you're most likely living … Continue reading In Case of Infestations
We are meant to be a team with our spouses, but how often do we check up on one another? When the Bible describes a husband and wife as "one flesh," the tense of "become" is actually present progressive (Genesis 2:24). That means we are constantly becoming one flesh, and will continue to do so … Continue reading Five questions to become one with your spouse
Anyone who knows my husband knows that he is a man of few words. However, the words he says are so golden, they make you want to stop what you're doing and listen. As a woman with many words, I have learned to listen to him and give him the respect he deserves. But what … Continue reading The power of silence among couples
My husband and I appreciate all the love and support we've received on our Marriage Monday posts. They will continue as long as we continue to have adventures to share! I'm excited to announce that I'm working on a marriage devotional! Crazy how it happened. My novel is done (praying about publishing it - ANY … Continue reading I’m writing a marriage devotional!