“The art of being wise is knowing what to overlook” ~ William James Recently, I was reading an article interviewing married couples who had been married for a number of years. They were asked questions about how they met, how they knew they found “the one”, and some others. What stood out to me was the repetitive answer to this question, “What advice would you … Continue reading Marital Monday: Pick and Choose Your Battles
I can not believe it is December 29, 2014. Where has this year gone? Did you make any resolutions this year? I usually do not. But for this new year I think I am going to make some marital resolutions. Not things for my husband and I to do together but things that I could do to make me a better wife. I think I … Continue reading MARITAL MONDAY: Try to be a Better Spouse
Never bring up mistakes of the past. Stop criticizing others or it will come back on you. If you forgive others, you will be forgiven (Luke 6:37). Neglect the whole world rather than each other. And how do you benefit if you gain the whole world but lose your own soul in the process? (Mark 8:36) Never go to sleep with an argument unsettled. … Continue reading Marital Monday: 10 Biblical Rules For a Happy Marriage
I am a Social Worker. Have I told you that? Well, currently I am a stay at home mom of 2 but, being a Social Worker is one of those things that you just don’t stop being. When I met my husband I was working as a School Social Worker. As a SSW part of my job was to mediate conflict resolution between students. … Continue reading Marital Monday: Conflict Resolution!!
Do you and your spouse text throughout the day? My husband and I do every now and then. It is usually when I call him and he is unavailable to speak, he will shoot me a quick text to let me know why he couldn’t pick up. Other than that we don’t usually exchange texts back and forth. However, there are some couples that text … Continue reading Marital Monday: Talk More Text Less
Recently I came across this blog First Fruits or Leftovers? at darbydugger.com. This article is simply asking the question, “Does your husband get your best?”. The writer asks the following questions: Do I dress up more for the women at Bible study than I do for my husband? Am I more grace-filled with my children or my spouse? Who sees my smile the most: the … Continue reading The Crumbs