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Marriage…Romance Novel or Fairy Tale?

Romance Novels

Let’s set all the falsehoods aside. Marriage can be tough. Marriage is work. Marriage isn’t always like the “romance novels and fairy tales” I once thought were the norm.

I was not sure what a good marriage looked like some 36 years ago. I would like to think that we both have learned quite a bit from those years. I spoke to a group of young moms the other day about marriage. Continue reading Marriage…Romance Novel or Fairy Tale?

36 YEARS and Counting….


It seems just like yesterday honestly. We have memories individually that help us put our collective memories together. I guess that happens as you age.

We were talking about what makes a marriage last this long. We came up with a bunch of thoughts…and then we bickered. Then we laughed really hard. We have decided that those behaviors are keeping us young! Continue reading 36 YEARS and Counting….

Happy Bday to my Hubby!


I am so fortunate to have this guy in my life.  He has always been a great dad to our sons, has a servant’s heart and quite frankly treats me like a queen. And he knows when to say he is sorry.  I need to be as humble….. He truly is an example of how a husband is to treat his wife.

“Husbands, love your wives, just as Christ loved the church and gave himself up for her…” Ephesians 5:25

And I think for an old guy he is pretty cute! 😉

“For my thoughts are not your thoughts,


*NIV Bible, personal picture