Get Ready, Get Set…

My grandparents celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary a few years ago.  That is an incredible feat—especially today!  It’s not only a sign of true love and commitment, but it’s also a proof of lasting integrity.  I’m so proud to have that in my heritage. I desire my marriage to be the same—solid enough to last … Continue reading Get Ready, Get Set…

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The Apple Tree, Part 2

The Amazing Apple  Miss Amazing is human just like you and me.  She’s not perfect by any means, but instead of focusing her life on something as shallow as charm and beauty, she has something going for her that will ensure her success every time.  Her value in life is described in the last half … Continue reading The Apple Tree, Part 2

The Apple Tree, Part 1

Though some social media should never be allowed on cyber space, I came across this gem quote by Pete Wentz in an email years ago.  I can’t vouch for him and his lifestyle choice, but I do appreciate his insight when it comes to women and their value. "Girls are like apples on trees. The … Continue reading The Apple Tree, Part 1

The Perfect Romance

This thought from the year I got married showed up on my Facebook newsfeed this morning. It's so precious to see what God can do when you put Him first! "A young woman is often told that she needs some romance in her life when she's not in a relationship. However, she does have romance … Continue reading The Perfect Romance

When Dating Is Wrong

We’ve heard a lot of opinions about dating.  When is it appropriate to date?  At what age should a person start dating?  Is courtship better than dating?  Is dating even healthy for a Christian? With so many views, we could get confused and frustrated in culture where dating many times over is totally acceptable. When … Continue reading When Dating Is Wrong

Hand’s Off!

In the past, I have tried to make things happen or tried to figure out how I think God should make something happen!  I have a detail-oriented brain that likes to organize everything under the sun, lest –gasp!—the whole world should come to a screeching halt. One time, I returned from a trip where I … Continue reading Hand’s Off!

Love Is a Verb

Love.  We all want it and can’t live without it.  We seek it, idolize it, and make it our life’s goal.  But do we know what we’re really looking for?  Is that object we call “love” really what we’re expecting? Love is depicted in many ways in the world.  We see movies, novels, and dating … Continue reading Love Is a Verb