Category Archives: Life as a Wife

Where Fear & Faith Switch

I heard someone say recently, that no matter how brave people seem, every person has a fear. It may be heights, or death, or the IRS, or losing your job,…

She Wears Pink Glasses

Mixed up in a pile of drawings from my grade school years, is a crayon portrait of my mother, and a list of facts about her. “My Mom wears draw…

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…