Tag: MARRIAGE

My Funny Valentine

“Roses are red, violets are blue.  You make me smile.”   If I received a rose every single day and feasted on chocolate at night, but didn’t have you, there would be no delight. Expressions of love can come in a package but the best ones of all are wrapped in a smile. And you…

4 Ways Being Modest is a Gift to Your Husband

You don’t have to agree with me on this, and yes, I am well aware that this road has not only been well-travelled, but that most women have chosen a different path.  Stay with me–you might not see it the same way I do, as I’m sure many won’t, but consider this: Your husband just might see…

Sometimes I Forget That I’m Strange

I am a Nana, yet I still talk baby-talk to my grandbabies.  I like dill pickles with my chili.  I can use a sewing machine and power tools.  I love to read–and sometimes take a book with me in the tree while I sit in a deer stand. Seriously, though! I don’t think I even know what “normal”…

Wedding Fail

The groomsmen’s tuxes were too long, too short, too tight.  [They all deserved it, after kidnapping the groom and driving him around in the trunk of a car the night before!] The hairdresser took twice as long as expected. The green flowers were supposed to be white. The white snow meant no-shows. Grandparents showed up…

Just An Old-Fashioned Love Song–Scripture Challenge: Song of Solomon

I’m a mushy romantic, but when it comes to the Song of Solomon, this old-fashioned girl still blushes at the boldness of this poet’s language! I grew up modest (for which I am thankful!), and I continue to promote modesty whenever I speak to women, young and old.  My passion comes from my own spiritual committment–I…

My Love for Words

I’m guessing that I got it from my sweet mother… she’s an avid reader and the champion Scrabble player in our family, and now we’re addicted to Words with Friends.  She’s retired now, but her former occupation as a proof-reader definitely gives her an advantage! 😉 (Love you, Mom!) The written word has changed course, and…