Frustration

The Importance of Honor

During my lifetime it has been easy to breeze past the commandment to honor my mother and father. I admit, at times, the commandment may have even been met with…

A Reminder To Live With Gratitude

What if there was a vitamin you could pop into your mouth to instantly make you feel better?  It would be a bestseller, right?  I propose such a vitamin exists…

There is No Fear in Love

I’ve always been passionate. Passion for me spills over into just about everything I do. I cook with passion, trying to improve each recipe. I write with passion, about the…

I Am Mad and I Want To Be Mad

Confession time. Sometimes I want to fester in my anger. “Grrrr, my head is about to explode off of my body!” That’s what I have been known to say in…

Angry Mom: Getting to the Roots of My Outbursts

Dinner was late. In fact, dinner was still a mystery, even to me, and I was cooking. In the kitchen, I surveyed Mt. Dirty Dishes and wondered if I needed…

How Not To Tear Down Your Marriage With Your Own Hands

Are destructive thoughts about your husband playing on a loop in your head? Do any of these ring a bell? “My husband is like one of my kids! Why do…

Marriage Sucks (the Selfishness Right Out of Me)

No one said it was going to be easy. As a matter of fact, I myself said, “For better or for worse.” The problem … I didn’t know worse was going…

43 Wonders Moms Long to Relive

If you are a mom of littles – I know you are weary. But I wonder if you might, for just a MOMent, imagine what it will be like when…

It Must Be Me: Stinkin Thinkin

This evening my little girl was trying to complete an online activity for school. One of many homework assignments. This year has been particularly difficult with homework – sometimes it…

Dear God, Please Superglue My Mouth Shut

A few years ago, my husband and I attended a lovely marriage retreat in the Georgia mountains. Even after thirty-two years of marriage Steve and I like to get a…

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