To My Sons: How to Be Great Men in a Messed Up World

There have been a rash of blog posts addressing both boys and girls — mostly girls — since Miley Cyrus’ now infamous twerking at the recent music awards.  I know as little about that as possible (didn’t watch the video, don’t really know what twerking is).  But the instructions to boys and girls and the […]

Choosing to Love Your Husband

Photo Credit: www.DanielLeePhotography.co.uk via Compfight cc Choosing to love your husband? “Well that’s silly,” you might say. “I didn’t choose to love him, it just happened.” True. When I met my husband, I was done for. Head over heels in love. I didn’t choose to love him; it just happened. Fast forward ten years of […]

Guest Post: 6 Ways to Love Your Husband This Valentine’s Day

This is a guest post from Beverly of Alive & Living.  I know — it’s technically the day *after* Valentine’s Day.  I had so many awesome posts to share with you this month that I didn’t have time to put this one up a day or two earlier!  It’s still a great reminder, loving your […]

How to Show Respect Even When You Disagree

  Original Photo by Michael Sarver  By Megan Ciampa, Contributing Writer “I told you so!” Words you never enjoy hearing. Especially when it’s between a husband and wife or anyone in any close relationship.  Those words sting even more and often signal that the person who said those words has been harboring judgment, resentment or accusations […]

Prayers for Praising not Pleas

  I’ve always learned from mentors and friends to pray for the things we wanted and desired for in a husband.  And the more specific the better! Then we meet and fall in love – some of that list matches up, at least all the big, important ones – those little ones go by the […]