Category Archives: Life as a Wife

Are You Ready for Church?

Comb your hair, straighten your tie and pull your suit jacket on. Strap on your heels, dust your hair with a final cloud of hairspray and take one last look…

Sorry Wal-Mart

I actually used to be quite cynical about Valentine’s Day. To be fair though, it is a single girl’s DUTY to be cynical on Valentine’s Day. Who else is going…

The Ugly Truth about Hurt

As much as I hate to admit it, I was lying in bed last night, trying to fall asleep, when those scenes began unfolding again. My mind swirled with the…

It’s Still Summer

Well, after a long blog hiatus while we were settling into new territory, I am back. 🙂 Not only back, but refreshed, encouraged, and uplifted by the Lord.  I have…

A Bag Sale Induced Epiphany

In my last post I mentioned the financial industriousness of the Proverbs 31 woman and I was, again, challenged by her example, so today, I’m putting forth a little bit…

I Am Not A Proverbs 31 Woman

This morning I read Proverbs 31. It’s kind of crazy, but I realized that I actually tend to avoid anything branded with “Proverbs 31.” A book that includes it in…

Trim Healthy Mama on the Learning Curve

Today makes one full week on “Trim Healthy Mama”.  I’m still working my way through the book, but, since I am reviewing it, I thought I would share a few…

Facing the Mustard: Health & Weight Loss

It wasn’t long after we started courting when my (then) husband-to-be called me out on my terrible eating habits. In fact, he was so concerned with my method of eating…

Change of Plans: The Macedonian Call

Two weeks ago we crammed as many of our possessions as possible into our little Toyota, and left a world behind to begin a new life. Our destination: Arkansas. It…

The Long Forgotten Service: Prayer

Because we are experiencing many changes in our lives here, several of my posts have centered on the adventures surrounding milestones and major events. Each experience we go through together…