What do you think of when you hear the word accommodate? “Accommodations” reminds me of traveling or booking a room. When someone gives me accommodations, they are making space for me. Moving some things around to provide for my needs. I think of a weary traveler needing a place to stay. Joe is the weary […]
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Joe and I had a long courtship before we were married- five years, one week, and one day to be exact :). The last three years we lived 100 miles apart so we didn’t see each other much. Joe would often make the long car trip just to see me for a few hours. All […]
My favorite thing I say to Joe, besides “I love you”? Honestly, it’s like the phrase just flies off my tongue before I even have a chance to grab it. “That won’t work.” There was a time where 99% of our arguments stemmed from some version of that phrase leaving one of our mouths and […]
“I first fell in love with his eyes” “There’s just something about her eyes” So much of falling in love with someone has something to do with the eyes. Sing with me, all you who lived in the 90’s…..Look into my eyes…You will see…What you mean to me…. When Joe and I started dating in […]
Defensiveness is ugly. It doesn’t look good on anyone. “Stop being so defensive!” Me defensive? You’re the one who’s being defensive! “But I” “But you” “At Least I” “Well I don’t”. Defend, defend, defend, because there’s just no way I’m wrong here. No. Way. Joe and I have both struggled with defensiveness in different ways. […]
As I sat down to write this weekend it almost slipped my mind that this was Valentine’s Day week! Joe and I were out of town last week for a marriage ministry conference so I lost track of what day it even was. But with having a marriage blog I figured I shouldn’t miss […]