Tag Archives: Marriage

The Difficult Thanks

19. Hoped for hope between us. 20. His reactive backlash of hatred and rejection 21. My scurry to wall off, find place and move out 22. The earthquake of love/hate tearing at beautiful 6 year Olds heart  23. Christ, rejected/hated … READ MORE

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Steph in Nampa, ID: the hidden gifts

Jenny who wanted several of us to read this book the rescuing from an unhealthy, abusive marriage bird flying on the way to the settlement conference beautiful whispy clouds on a bright blue sky on the way to the settlement … READ MORE

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Thankfulness and stuff

Hi Ann,   Yesterday someone on FB posted a link to your most recent blog entry concerning measuring sticks and though you were speaking to a young girl and I’m forty-eight years old (older than you, even), it hit me … READ MORE

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Two, Three, Four, Hopefully More

Gift Two: Alone time days where my mind can drift like the clouds in the sky. There is no rhyme or reason in these days. No set schedules. Just time to allow me to be me. It is a good … READ MORE

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The Heartbeat of a Grateful Life

1. Family dinners 2. Remembering things the kids said when they were little 3. Rosie’s help with cleaning this morning 4. Steve’s help with washing the pots and pans 5. Ann’s book 6. Christo’s Restaurant (and staff) 7. Steve’s goodnight … READ MORE

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Thoughts from the weekend and Valentine’s Day

10. Pink and red hearts taped to windows 11. Chocolates & a note from him waiting for me on a Monday morning 13. Being used as a kitty pillow 16. Planning and anticipation of surprising him 17. Excited waiting for … READ MORE

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Long Kisses

I am grateful for marriage, and long kisses at the door, and long embraces. Two sinners loving so passionately and learning to love without selfishness by God’s grace is a mystery I can’t not comprehend, but I am grateful for … READ MORE

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