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 and in clawing our way back we encountered the single best piece of marital advice we’ve ever heard. Actually, it’s the only advice that’s ever rang true, right and doable over the very long haul that every marriage is. It’s advice that’s … More The One Piece of Advice We Rebuilt Our Broken Marriage With

Those Eyebrows, Though

Nostalgic is what I’m feeling this Mother’s Day eve. My son was a terrible liar when he was little. His eyebrows gave him away every time.