Saying “no” to ourselves is sometimes very hard to do. I can be pretty good at convincing myself to give in to things I would like to have or eat, but probably shouldn’t (I’m looking at you, delicious candy). After all, I know all my weak spots and how I can be most effectively […]
I remember one night, when I was a girl, sleeping over at my grandparents’ house. I slept on the couch in the living room, which was right next to Grandma and Grandpa’s room – a bedroom without an actual door, but a curtain hung in the doorway instead. At some point in the night, I […]
Today, I want to spend some of my words letting my husband know that I love him and appreciate him.
A Christian man understands the love of the Father, and the power of foot washing servitude of one who has authority, and realizes there is a more excellent way to love–he can love his wife even more than he loves himself.
But, if you’ve lost that loving feeling, you might want to do what I did one day when I sat down and honestly reflected on whether I really loved my husband. What I discovered caused me to get to work to learn how to love my husband all over again!
Pain is one way of knowing you are in love. Not a self-destructive form of love of pain, that’s sick, but a realistic acknowledgment of the risks and an intellectual choice to assume the risk for the resultant rewards.
Sometimes there is nothing more lonely than being married. We know what it’s supposed to be like. We remember those days of wonderful intimacy. But, sometimes it seems less painful to have never loved at all, than to love and lose.