What This Husband Learned from His Personal Trainer

What This Husband Learned from His Personal Trainer

I turned 50 this week. The first word that comes to my mind is “old,” and when it doesn’t come to mind, my kids remind me! I didn’t want a number to mess with my head, so I decided to do something about it. I got myself a personal trainer and joined a “real” gym....
Growing Through Prayer–A New Point of View

Growing Through Prayer–A New Point of View

Lord, November days grow dark, gloomy, and cold. When my moods match the weather, I need you to give me a new point of view. Fill me with your light so I can be warm and loving to my family.   Clear away the clouds of negative thoughts that fill my mind. Remind...
5 Ways to Bond When You’re Busy

5 Ways to Bond When You’re Busy

Almost two years ago, Rob left his day job to work from home. You would think that by sharing our daytime hours, we’d stay connected all the time. Yet we find ourselves on the run as much as ever–kids need rides to school and work. Appointments and...
How to Clean Out the House Without Messing Up Your Marriage

How to Clean Out the House Without Messing Up Your Marriage

My grandmother’s Norman Rockwell figurine is permanently placed on top of the piano. My father-in-law’s collection of watches will always fill a corner of Rob’s dresser drawer, dead batteries and all. We both hold on to keepsakes the other doesn’t value or understand....