2 Fun Photos & 3 Tidbits of Truth

  As I pondered what to write about this week, I was feeling a little pressured for time. So I decided to simply tell you about some topics I addressed elsewhere. Betty from ACWM asked me to write a little about my marriage struggles there, so here are my last 3 posts, in case you didn’t see them. And just …






Does Failure In Marriage Mean I Am a Failure As A Person?

When our marriage is hanging over the edge of a cliff, we often feel like a complete and utter failure as a human being. But God doesn’t see us that way. Over the past year God has been teaching me who I really am. And what I am not. I am not a terrible person because I didn’t do everything …






Saving My Marriage: The First Step God Told Me To Take – Prayer

When I first realized how unhappy I was in my marriage, I blamed my husband. He was not the man I wanted him to be, and I grew bitter in my disappointment. Once I admitted that I had an attitude problem toward him, I knew I had to deal with it. God clearly wasn’t pleased with my bitterness and finger-pointing. …






Is There Any Hope? (A Little Bit Of Our Marriage Story)

Over the past few weeks, we’ve been experiencing a lot of changes in our home – for the better. The walls are coming down between Tim and I, and we’ve been able to discuss many issues that we just couldn’t seem to get past before. It’s been quite a journey, and I thought I would share few things to offer …






We Cannot Guarantee Success, But We Can Deserve It

I was surprised that Tim and I both reached a point in our marriage where we really didn’t like each other. Our expectations weren’t met. Our dreams weren’t realized. And we blamed each other. Marriage is even more difficult when you feel like you’re doing all the giving and not receiving anything back. Over time I grew bitter because I …






When Your Marriage Is Unraveling & It’s All You Can Do Just To Breathe

Breathe. Just Breathe. How many times in the past several months did I tell myself to simply focus on pulling air in and out of my lungs? For those of us who have felt our marriage unraveling, we have days where we’re so overwhelmed by agony and despair that we can’t think straight. The pain of our spouse’s betrayal and …






What Happened – Wasn’t I A Good Christian Wife?

I honestly believed I was doing all the right things. When I finally admitted that my marriage was failing, it was a tough pill to swallow. As I said before, I didn’t think it could happen to me. After all, I had studied many books on how to be a good Christian wife, so I knew what was required of …






Be Gentle With Yourself – Let Your Heart Grieve

Last week was a good one, compared to the many struggles we’ve faced recently. For a couple who hasn’t been getting long very well over the past several months, Tim and I have certainly come together in regards to the posts I’m writing. The only way to explain it is God, because only a month ago we thought this marriage …






The First Thing I Did Wrong In My Marriage…

I never understood how couples who claim to be Christians could allow themselves to go down the road toward divorce. After all, it’s not that hard to be kind and loving toward your spouse. Until it is. I had no idea just how hard marriage can be for some couples, how complicated life could get when we’re not paying attention. …