When You Feel Insignificant…

When You Feel Insignificant…

At the end of a long, humid summer day in Michigan, I felt a cool breeze stir the air as the sun went down. I clipped a leash to my dog’s collar and slid on my shoes for a walk around the neighborhood. Fireflies flashed in the shadows. The streets were empty and...
When You’ve Fallen Out of “Like” on Valentine’s Day

When You’ve Fallen Out of “Like” on Valentine’s Day

You’ve been at this marriage thing for a while now. You’re well aware of your spouse’s morning breath, nervous habits, and ratty sleepwear. The oh-so-cute quirks that made your partner unique are now stomping on your last nerve. You examine your in-laws with fresh...
Growing Through Prayer – Love for My Wife

Growing Through Prayer – Love for My Wife

Lord, thank you for the gift of my wife. The way she loves me and our family is humbling and inspiring. She selflessly gives her time, talents, and resources so we can live our lives more fully. So often, she willingly and joyfully sacrifices her own goals and dreams...