A Moment I’ll Never Get Back Made Me Stop Choosing to Miss What Matters Most in This Life

And how many of these priceless moments are we given? Not enough. I know that because these are the kind we want back. These are the minutes we long for. … More A Moment I’ll Never Get Back Made Me Stop Choosing to Miss What Matters Most in This Life

The Too-Hard Way I Learned to Fight Against a Dangerous Level of Loneliness in My Marriage

I don’t give advice very often. Because I don’t really have any but also because I don’t think anyone really wants any. I think that within our difficulties, we really just want to be heard and feel loved. But I do tell my story, in case hearing it will help you in yours. Because hearing … More The Too-Hard Way I Learned to Fight Against a Dangerous Level of Loneliness in My Marriage

Who’s going to see the look in her eyes once she’s gone?

Just a girl and her dad and their early morning serious sides. Yesterday, we dropped her off at kindergarten and the look in her eyes clenched our hearts with its tiny fists and pleaded with us not to leave her there. Today, the look in her eyes keeps us at a distance and tells us … More Who’s going to see the look in her eyes once she’s gone?

What Language Does Your Love Speak?

Love is multi-lingual. And like anything that speaks a language: a person, a body, a face; love can be misunderstood or hard to interpret. So much in life is cyclical, here for a season, then gone. Like the feelings or emotions that we often mistake for love. So very little is constant. Including the ability … More What Language Does Your Love Speak?

The one piece of advice we rebuilt our broken marriage with

My husband and I recently found ourselves on the brink of marriage failure. While clawing our way back to each, other we encountered the single best piece of marital advice we’ve ever heard — “Give each other your first and your best.” Actually, for us, it’s the only advice to ever ring true, right, and doable … More The one piece of advice we rebuilt our broken marriage with