When God Says Yes

Over the weekend, Evan and I got to celebrate our five year anniversary. It turned out to be a pretty magical weekend of solitude, just us, taking a trip and spending time together without our boys. The last time I was away from all three of my kids was when I had my gallbladder removedContinue reading “When God Says Yes”

Diary of a Wife: Greater Than Conflict

Before I got married, I didn’t handle conflict that well. I loved to keep everything on an even keel, and even pretend like it was when it wasn’t. I also didn’t handle confrontation very well. I had a tendency to cry a lot when I was called out on my faults, and bringing up issuesContinue reading “Diary of a Wife: Greater Than Conflict”

4 Ways to Love Better

Today, my number one turns 25. Hold on, let’s look back for just a moment.. SUCH BABIES! But absolutely smitten. I’m celebrating this guy today, and if he’s taught me anything (and really, he’s one of the smartest people I know. I learn new things everyday.) it’s how to love well. I thought I’d compileContinue reading “4 Ways to Love Better”

Diary of a Wife: Part Two

It was a warm summer night in July when Evan told me he loved me for the first time. I remember staring into his eyes, knowing that I had loved him for weeks, maybe even months before that moment. I remember trying my very best to make it a picturesque, romantic, movie-quality moment, and IContinue reading “Diary of a Wife: Part Two”

Pep Talks

Before Evan & I got married, we took part in some pre-marital counseling with a pastor. It was an awesome experience (of what I can remember. These days, I hardly remember anything from the day before.), and I still think about the things we discussed back then. We took a personality assessment of sorts, andContinue reading “Pep Talks”

Diary of a Wife

This photo is of Evan & I, almost four years ago, on our wedding day. 20-year-old babies.    Marriage is a great and glorious mystery. It’s one of those “feel it in your bones” kind of things; a happening in life that changes every course forever, that alters our behavior, and can bring us intoContinue reading “Diary of a Wife”