Category Archives: Life as a Wife

A Fishy & A Missy Feeling Icky…

Everyone knows I do not have good luck with fish. My husband bought me a purple beta that we named Glory in the beginning of March. He lasted a week,…

God Doesn’t Need Me Anymore

I remember sitting in the tiny blue trailer that I called ‘home’ when the supposed reality hit me like a ton of bricks. God doesn’t need me anymore. I was…

The Trunk of Self & Sentimentality

Yesterday I sat down to deal with the trunk of sentimentality. I thought I was going to have to make many hard decisions, but really… I was surprised at how…

Potpourri Bear: A Miscarried Baby Memorial

My husband gave me these sweet treasures on Valentine’s Day of this year, only minutes before we both found out that we would be parents. What a blessed joyful experience…

Unblurring the Lines: Judging

Open air preachers tend to have a blunt and unapologetic Gospel. Maybe it is because I am married to one that I am constantly disturbed by the wimpy gray ideology…

When the Devil is So Interested

I caught a glimpse of myself in the mirror today. Generally the only time I spend in front of a mirror is the 4 or 5 minutes each morning that…

Wedding Bibles: More Than A Symbol

I think I have mentioned in previous blog posts that I am a sentimentalist. Like many women, I am very fond of little trinkets, tokens, and keepsakes that evoke a…

Why We Don’t Wear Wedding Bands

We broke a cardinal rule of society. We did not exchange rings at our wedding. Most people do not dare to ask why, but we get some funny looks from…

Are You a Virtual Wife?

This past week I discovered the joys of “Link-Up Parties” and “Blog Hops”. What fun I had surfing through all the insightful posts all over the blog world. I learned…

The Miscarriage Misconception

Today, my husband and I received a card. It was from someone reaching out to us, letting us know that though they didn’t know what we were going through, they…