Dad warned me in my single years, “You take the wind out of their sails.” Whether I asked for his advice or not—like father, like daughter. “You talk too much. You don’t always have to have the last word.” This … Continue reading
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That nasty grass is back? Wow. Yesterday I hunkered in the little patch across from the sliding glass door where our rose tree fell in the dirt midweek. Steve propped it up with a stake. Once again, I stood in … Continue reading
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I wrote this as a single woman 3 years ago and now as a married woman..it still rings true. So I decided to repost it. Dealbreakers. A counselor stated the Biggies, the ones difficult to overcome Anytime are the three A’s: Addiction. Adultery. Abuse. But … Continue reading
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When I started this blog 5 years ago, I wanted to include a category titled Ring Connection. Nothing encouraged me more as a single than to hear how God brought people together in marriage! What did it look like? How … Continue reading
“For every 3 climbers who reached her summit, 1 died trying.” What does climbing one of the most dangerous mountains in the world, Annapurna, and dating have in common? If we think of the arduous trek to a summit and … Continue reading
There are successful responses to “bids for connection”, ie. spouses respond to each other’s attempt to connect and interact.