Category Archive: Til Death Do Us Part

This Week’s Challenge

My coworker, Christina, and I have a lot of stress in our lives right now. Real stress. Real walls-collapsing-around-us-loss-of-control-emotional-rollercoaster kind of stress. And it is so easy to get into the habit of… Continue reading

A Message to the Moms and Wives Out There

I am convinced that the most unappreciated job is that of a Mother/Wife. Talking with friends, it seems like 99% of our dismay comes from the basis of not being appreciated. I have… Continue reading

Empty Tank

I’m running on empty lately. Grieving the loss of my dad is the most exhausting activity I’ve ever experienced. Then stack on a house renovation. Three teenagers. A marriage. A day job. Trying… Continue reading

I Love My Husband

I have a shirt that says, “I Love My Husband”. It’s a cheesy shirt, I admit. I begrudgingly bought it when I didn’t like Jesse so much. We were going through a phase.… Continue reading

Trust Steadily

1 Corinthians 13:13… Trust steadily in God, hope unswervingly, love extravagantly. I don’t know what version of the Bible this interpretation is from, or if someone just added their own twist to it.… Continue reading

The Art of Forgetting One’s Self

This morning I woke up at 4:30am. Wide awake. Feeling pretty good. But it wasn’t time to get up for two hours. I laid in bed and thought about what I might do… Continue reading

When Will You…?

It’s so easy to focus on the negative. The negative is usually abrupt and loud, in your face, and demands to be acknowledged. The positive on the other hand is what we float… Continue reading

What is Strength?

What does strength look like? Our culture today tells us that a strong man is demonstrated in toughness, never shedding a tear, never being vulnerable. It means a muscular body and bringing home… Continue reading

The “A” Word

I have a wonderful friend; she is educated, she is involved in her kids’ lives, she is smart, caring… just a great person in general. We had a conversation about talking to kids… Continue reading

YOLO

YOLO has got to be one of the stupidest catch phrases of this generation. I am past the age of those that frequently use it, but I think it is used in conjunction… Continue reading