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Twenty Lessons Learned in Twenty Years of Marriage

One of my favorite parts of being married to a pastor is the opportunity to do pre-marital counseling for young couples preparing to spend the rest of their lives together. I love it, because it gives my husband and I the chance to share how God has been faithful in our marriage and it forces us to evaluate our own […]

Love Your Spouse Challenge

There has been a “Love Your Spouse Challenge” going around on Facebook recently. The challenge is to share pictures of your spouse for 7 days along with reasons why you love the other person. To keep the challenge going, you are supposed to tag two people each day to accept the challenge. I think it is a wonderful idea (always!) […]

Celebrating 20 Years of Knowing

I knew it the first moment I heard you play guitar. I knew it when we played Blind Man’s Bluff on the playground in Chicago and we kept choosing the same hiding spots. And I knew it when we started showing up at our Bro-Sis table in the SDR ¬†at the same time. I knew that I never wanted to […]

How to Have a Perfect Marriage

Everyone wants a perfect marriage. No one goes into marriage hoping that it will fail. But so many marriages DO fail and perfection is seemingly unattainable. My husband and I are celebrating 16 years of marriage and we have discovered how to have the perfect marriage. Want to know our secret? It’s simple really. Change your definition of perfect. We […]

Who Drives a Marriage?

She sat fuming in the front seat of the old Volare Wagon. Her three girls watched the scene unfold from their vantage point in the backseat. It was a familiar scene. Every time the family made plans to go for a long drive, they would get in the car and their Daddy would drive to the parking lot next to […]