Lent for the Married

Feb 17, 2015 by

Andrew and I were passing ideas back forth – sweets, alcohol, eating between meals. What should we give up for Lent? While I have one or two possibilities floating around, I think I’ll choose my Lenten sacrifices based on God’s will for our marriage, which will undoubtedly yield a...

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WoWW: Navigating Rough Waters in Marriage

Feb 11, 2015 by

At this stage of writing, I’m not reading many blogs because I need to keep my head down, nose to the grindstone. But these…these posts from the minds and souls of others need to be spread out and taken in. For those seasons of marriage when the storms rage a little harder than...

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Lent: Being Pre-Prayered and Sacrificing My Will

Feb 11, 2013 by

So…Lent starts this Wednesday!? Per usual, it totally crept up on me and now I’m scrambling to figure out what to give up. I don’t think the decision has to be made BY WEDNESDAY – I definitely want it to be more meaningful than rushed, though I like the idea of sacrificing...

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You Did It to Me: Extraordinary Service in Ordinar...

Aug 9, 2012 by

As a theology major, I earned my degree turning thousands of pages of spiritual reading – reflections of saints, papal documents, and biblical exegesis. I remember highlighting quotations that struck me, whole paragraphs of intricate wording that spoke right to my soul. It’s important to...

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Sit down and serve your spouse

Jul 30, 2012 by

In our house, I’m the yard person. I cut the grass, trim the hedges, spruce and primp, and I’m unstoppable with a leaf blower. My childhood Saturdays were spent on the lawn in some way and in spite of how arduous it seemed then, tending the outside is my favorite household chore now....

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