In the Trenches


Highs are cool. Perfect nights like Harry and I had on Thursday. But highs do not sustain a relationship. Nor does normal life. I know a ton of couples who have “normal” and are wallowing in unfulfilled boredom. No – what really makes or breaks a relationship is how they handle stress. When someone or something snaps how is that person a support to you – or not. It’s like the normal days you get up, you train, you prepare, you live. The parades you boast and celebrate. But it’s in the trenches where you see what you’re made of.

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Lost and Found


I think back to that short period of time (I’ll grant you that it WAS short) when I was single. I tried very hard not to look for a new man because I didn’t want him to be a mere replacement part. I wanted it to be like I’ve said before finding the masterpiece painting at the garage sale. There was a period of time when I prided myself in NOT looking and being content where God had me in the moment.

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The Sacrifice of Praise


It’s hard in moments like this. This wonderful amazing gift of life we all get is also unpredictable and can be very sad. One cannot exist without the other. The shadow proves the sunshine for without light there would be no shadow. It’s a very hard truth. But such is life. And you can disagree, and fight it, and hate it but that doesn’t change anything.

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