You may be wondering how Lenny feels about me writing about our marriage. Do you really think that I'm venting about my husband without his permission? On this blog, I really don't talk about deep issues in our marriage. I don't believe an online platform is the place to do that. As a matter of … Continue reading Be a Team Player
Well, I said I'd do it. So here it is, a blog post on how to speak clearly and effectively with others. Speaking clearly is difficult for me. I'm afraid of how the other person will react, so I usually cover it up with side comments, filler words, and half-truths. I'm not very clear because … Continue reading How to Speak Clearly and Effectively
Happy Labor Day to all my fellow workers! I have been blessed these past couple of weeks to have my articles featured on other blogs. This one is on a marriage blog. John Thomas interviewed me about some communication issues I was having with Lenny in the beginning of our marriage. Communication is an ongoing … Continue reading Check Out My Guest Blog on Inspire Your Marriage
If you can't control your anxiety, your anxiety will control you.
In 2010, Tenth Avenue released their album "The Light Meets the Dark," featuring a list of songs that had gotten me through a rough season with anxiety in the summer of 2012. These are the lyrics of the chorus of the song "Healing Begins": This is where the healing begins This is where the healing … Continue reading Where Healing Begins
Marriage is an Adventure From the moment we said "I do," my husband and I embarked on a journey of becoming one. We have been out of the country and to multiple states together, but the ultimate journeys have taken place at home. You see, the journey for us is not where we go, but … Continue reading Marriage is Like a Mission Trip
I used to go to counseling. After talking her ear off about my childhood, my life as a college student, and my future plans, she woudl reply: "Interesting. Now, is there anybody you can talk to about your feelings on a daily basis?" That was an easy question. "Nope. No one at all." She squinted … Continue reading Tell Me How That Makes You Feel