Hearts that are Puzzled

Originally posted on wateringcanblog:
Ever wonder why it sometimes seems that romance is only a fairy-tale?  Maybe it’s because we forget that in those Cinderella stories, the characters have to overcome obstacles before they arrive at their “happily ever after”. Real life.  Real stories. Two imperfect people are brought together from two different worlds, and…

He Loves Me Anyway

It’s amazing, really.  We take this word, “love”, and we define it in so many ways. There are love languages and love stories and love ballads.  It has got to be one of the most talked about words in the English vocabulary. And we still don’t fully grasp it’s meaning. I heard this song on…

When Your Well Runs Dry

No, really.  We have a well.  And it’s dry. Again. This has been a particularly dry year for us and while having a well seems almost… romantic. Almost. I can assure you that running out of water doesn’t come close to making the “Top Ten Ways to Romance Your Wife”. Wishing my husband would “woo”…

Simple Prayer

Prayer is simple, really.  We are the ones who over-complicate it.  We assume that we have to get it just right, or that God is more concerned about our vocabulary than He is our heart. Prayer can be words spoken–but they might just be thoughts that are formed and directed at God. My prayer life was…