Starry-eyed couples in love often think their marriage will be unlike any before or since. Soon we learn similar patterns occur and we need the counsel of others. Read some of of the advice we received here, and share your own.
This week I was the beneficiary of some little kindnesses that impacted me in such a big way I want to share. Here’s the scene. We were ready to head home from Ohio after a family visit. The drive, with stops, is about 10 hours. We’ve each driven it by ourselves. In more recent years sharingContinue reading “Little Kindnesses”
Last week a Facebook friend shared a link from the website Holy Ruckus. It is a letter written by a guest who witnessed a young couple’s wedding ceremony The letter is written in a different style than I write. It comes from a faith perspective that is different than my own. But I believe sometimesContinue reading “The Crucible of Marriage”
Once Jerry and I became engaged advice started pouring in. Jerry recalls his favorite piece of advice was “buy a King Sized bed – you will need it.” For me the most memorable advice came from my friend Joni Eareckson Tada. Jerry and I had not yet begun work with her ministry, but had knownContinue reading “The Best Marital Advice”