As a rule, I am not much of a cry-er. There have been times I wished I could squeeze out a few drops, even just for effect, but it doesn’t typically happen. Then, a few weeks ago, my emotions and tear ducts conspired to make an unwanted exception.
I encourage you to see a therapist. Do not be afraid to talk through your pain. Believe the comforting presence of God can and will help you move forward as you honestly open your heart and seek healing and health for yourself and eventually for your marriage.
“Peonies can’t open without the ants,” my mother-in-law said. “See how they’re moving across the surface of the blossom? They’re opening it so that it can bloom.”
While there are many benefits to owning a cottage, the following three have been the most rewarding for me.
When I started writing this column on parenting and family, I was eight months pregnant with my first baby. Being pretty green in the parenting role, I worried that I’d find enough to write about.
I want God to be a greater reality for me than death.
“My retirement plan is to find a shopping cart with good snow tires.” –Paddy Doyle
I started this series with a question my students have asked: If two people are equally talented, can it be one person’s calling to support the other person?
We were sitting in a circle on floor mats, our newborns sleeping on us, discussing the recent event that had utterly altered life as we knew it.
I am a 31-year-old woman and a medical officer manager for a thriving family practice. I met my boyfriend seven years ago and we’ve been a couple ever since. We enjoyed being together even though we had some differences.