What I know NOW that I wish I had known THEN …the ramblings of an Empty Nester

Honored to welcome my creative, feisty, Jesus-lovin’, gypsy soul mama to my blog space.  When I decided to do a blog series on marriage, I knew that I wanted to share her with others and the wisdom she has imparted to me over the past 31 years.  Obviously I am bias, but I think you will agree … More What I know NOW that I wish I had known THEN …the ramblings of an Empty Nester

Change and Growth

This past weekend, I did something that if you would have told me 4 years ago I would do someday, I would have called your bluff.  Not only was I given the opportunity but I also  willingly agreed to teach alongside my husband on the topic of change and growth as it pertains to marriage. … More Change and Growth

Guarding the “WOAH”

According to John Gottman author of The Seven Principles for making marriage work who is also world-renown for his work on marriage stability and divorce prediction says that “fondness and admiration are two of the most crucial elements in a rewarding and long-lasting romance.” Ok John, that is great, I hear you…fondness and admiration are … More Guarding the “WOAH”

cruciform

Each year, I prayerfully choose a guiding word for the new year.  And at the end of each year I like to reflect back on how that “one word” has fleshed itself out in my life.  It’s neat to see how even though I chose the word, in all actuality that word chose me.  Not … More cruciform