Category Archives: Life as a Wife

The Potty and the Sewer: Gossip

Gossip scares me. It’s not because I am afraid of being the object of it. If it is me they are blabbing about, I am generally more amused than anything….

The Fish Warranty

I don’t know what it is about my fish being so teachable lately, but recently, I wrote about Glory the purple fish and how he died, and ended the post…

Glory the Fish: A Tragic but Insightful End

Well… Glory the purple fish did not last long. Suffice it to say, I have never had good fortune with fish. It was nice while it lasted. There was a…

Someone Stole My Laptop

You know what I did about it? Nothing. I let them have it. Well… actually I did do something. The laundry. Washed the dishes. Took some time and cleaned some…

A Reservoir of Glory: Miscarriage

We had been married for eight months. I knew that by most people’s standards, this was not long to wait for a child, and because of this, I never voiced…

What I Love About My Husband

My husband has fascinated me from the very first time I met him. Believe it or not, this is only a smattering of the things I love about him. I…

Forsaking All to Build Our Life Together

Recently my husband and I have been preparing to move as soon as he graduates school and when my term as faculty ends. I knew that doing so would be…

The Pressure to be Perfect

Tonight, I spent 3 hours working on a meal for my husband that I hoped would bring a smile to his face and joy to his heart. Unfortunately, the main…

Two Sides of Contentment

It never ceases to amaze me, how God can “recycle” the lessons He teaches us, and 5 years after He taught it, He can bring it back just as effectively,…

“Not in Service”

As the bus flew by, the tiny bulbs across the sign lit up to spell out a message to the world. “I am unavailable.” A wall was thrown up between…