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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Genuine Love

When we think of the word “love,” we usually get a warm feeling inside.  We think of love in a positive way, as love is portrayed – in most cases – as something good.  Marriage is based on love.  Parenting is based on love.  Missions and outreach is based on love – or at least … Continue reading Genuine Love

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

The Ultimate Wedding Coordinator

Several years ago I attended the wedding of a woman in my church.  Though she had had more than one disappointing marriage, for twelve years she believed God for the right one for her.  One night she attended a church service in a different town where her job had assigned her to substitute.  At that … Continue reading The Ultimate Wedding Coordinator

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