5 helps for hard, I mean, all marriages

In September my husband and I will have been married for 25 years.  And that's no testimony to our skill, secrets or practices.  We've done just about everything wrong.  And making it this long is no guarantee that we'll make it another 25 years.  When our friends ask how we'er doing, I tell them our… Continue reading 5 helps for hard, I mean, all marriages

Hope grows where the light shines

The tension was thick. My husband and I sat opposite ends of a 6 foot couch and 23 years of piled up trouble from each other in a last ditch effort to save our marriage. "Well, what about you?  Your wife shared where she thinks some of her wrong thinking has come from. What do… Continue reading Hope grows where the light shines

Messages women need to hear from leading men in the conservative evangelical Church

Statements from the president of the Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, Paige Patterson,  have stirred up a dark message I heard as a young girl and still hear as a 43 year old woman in the conservative evangelical American church. The message goes something like this: Being a Christ-like means being passive, quiet, soft-spoken...don't upset the apple… Continue reading Messages women need to hear from leading men in the conservative evangelical Church