Growth in Marriage

In marriage, we must always leave room for growth. We come to marriage with our own baggage, thoughts, routines, and processes. We come with pre-conceived expectations of the roles we each will fulfill. Too often we come with the intention of changing the other person, rather than simply loving that person and allowing them to […]

Being His Helpmeet – Living With Dyslexia

I don’t think many people today realize the pain of living with dyslexia every single day as they live in our society.  Our society is based largely on reading and writing – simple tasks for most people.  A dyslexic struggles with every written word. One person described his struggle to read as, “asking the one-legged man […]

Control

In response to ongoing conflict, I decided to read again Proverbs 31. I took a notebook and pen, my Bible and my dictionary. While reading, I made some notes. What follows are my thoughts, not about the woman in the passage, but these are thoughts about me, and my purpose in life. This post isn’t […]

Initiating Intimate Conversation

How do you initiate intimate conversation? I’m sure that over the course of our marriage I have asked these questions in some form or another, but never on a daily basis. (Because we’re just like that – consistently inconsistent.) Jason and I communicate. We share information to operate our business and manage our family. We […]

The Five Love Languages for Men Review

My initial reaction to The Five Love Languages for Men by Gary Chapman was one of “oh, this guy knows he’s talkin’ to men!” The graphics, charts and quote boxes are ideal for men looking for a quick read. I don’t know many avid male readers, so this is perfect for the men in my […]