Marriage

The Question That’s Making A Difference In My Marriage

The longer I'm married, the harder I have to work at it. Familiarity, busyness, independence and selfishness all crowd in and turn me into a routine-driven checklist-making wife instead of a caring, thoughtful one! Marriage isn't like a good housekeeping routine that can be put on auto-pilot. It takes hard work and constant intention.  Several… Continue reading The Question That’s Making A Difference In My Marriage

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Faith · Marriage

Thoughts On Marriage, Divorce and Hope

I like to write homemaking posts where I acknowledge how dirty and and cluttered our homes can be - and then inspire you by showing how I've cleaned and organized my home. I want to do the same with this post. Marriage is hard and definitely not as easy as organizing a closet, but there… Continue reading Thoughts On Marriage, Divorce and Hope

Faith · Marriage

Of Course: The Response of a Happy Heart

In my efforts to be a grateful, polite person, I always try to thank whoever is bagging my groceries at the store. Last week I turned to the young adult as he finished putting my bags in my cart and said, "Thanks!" He looked back at me and said cheerfully, "Of course! Do you need… Continue reading Of Course: The Response of a Happy Heart

Marriage

Nuggets of Helpful Truth For Your Marriage

this post contains affiliate links Earlier this year, we set a goal to attend one marriage conference or retreat each year. In 7 1/2 years of marriage we've read a few marriage books, listened to a lot of marriage podcasts and have heard a couple sermon series on marriage but had never attended a marriage… Continue reading Nuggets of Helpful Truth For Your Marriage

Marriage

Navigating Major Schedule Changes in Marriage

If you follow me on Instagram, you've seen my posts and stories using the hashtag #refereewifelife. I use that when I accompany my husband to a lacrosse game that he's officiating, usually in a pretty location in Tennessee or the Carolinas. Traveling with him and turning those work trips into fun road trips is the… Continue reading Navigating Major Schedule Changes in Marriage