7 Truths of a Real Blended Family

Originally posted on Marriage Matters:
It’s summer! And we have a houseful. To be honest, summer is probably our favorite time of year. We love having all the kids under one roof for an extended period of time. And it’s always kind of a bummer when school starts back up, and along with it, the…

Security in Marriage, Security in Christ

Originally posted on Marriage Matters:
? I originally wrote this post to speak to and encourage other women, but the more I wrote, the more I realized I’m talking to both husbands and wives. I want wives to see themselves as worthy through their husband’s eyes. And I want husbands to look at their wives and see…

Preparing a Place

Originally posted on Worship, Workouts & Wandering:
Chaplain Ronnie Melancon It is such a joy when someone saves a place for us. We walk into a crowded room wondering how we’re going to find a seat, and someone across the way waves us over; pointing to a chair they’ve held especially for us. For a…

5 Things Love Changes: You Ruined It

Originally posted on Marriage Matters:
I explained to my then fiance several years ago that she’d “ruined” it. She laughed. I was serious. So was she. Single adults develop habits through the years that may seem unbreakable. Certainly you’ve heard the old adage, you can’t teach an old dog new tricks. Well, if that mutt…