Category Archives: serenity for marriages

19 years and counting… a marriage sustained by Christ

19 years and counting

Today is our 19th wedding anniversary…. While we’re not famous for having 19 kids in 19 years (completely okay with me!), and probably only a handful of our 400+ wedding guests would even remember our important day… …today is special and significant to my husband and I, and honestly, this is what matters most. I cannot […]


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love and marriage, and the happy wives club

happy wives club

This post is part of the Happy Wives Club Blog Tour which I am delighted to be a part.  To learn more and join us, CLICK HERE! (this post contains affiliate links) :: My husband and I have had the awesome privilege of walking many couples through pre-marital counseling and really, it’s been a significant highlight of […]

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the making of a marriage

We rode a bike trail recently, my love and I… …laughing, sharing, talking, thinking.  Asking why we haven’t done this more often, making plans for a repeat. The path in front of us wide and clear, paved for smooth riding, our surroundings a pleasure to take in.  Not always so with each season of marriage […]

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52 Ways for More Serenity in Life and Home :: honor relationships (week #29)

Last week our family enjoyed a simple kind of vacation, away from home and further up north. There was swimming at the lake, at the pool.  Extra time with grandparents, spending time at the library, catching ball, cooking together. Mom and Dad enjoying a vacation within a vacation…a few days away, just the two of […]

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quotes for marriage :: being the woman he needs

{you still have all day to enter the giveaway of a homemaking ebook bundle!  some links in this post are referral links; please see full disclosure here} : “Dating had a way of bringing out the best in us.  We dressed up for each other, we paid close attention to everything that was said, and […]

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2012 pursue :: a marriage manifesto

We chose to marry on the same date we met — three years after our initial introduction. It fell on a Saturday, in the middle of winter, in the northern part of our country.  All these years later, I still wonder what we would have done if it had snowed.  The potential existed for sure […]

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