easter · faith · life · special days

deepest love

Easter weekend is fast approaching, and as we make plans for the weekend, I consider the events behind the holiday. For us it is not about bunnies and eggs and chocolate; albeit, I don’t mind indulging just a little.  It is about a love so amazing, so self-sacrificing, that its depths cannot be fully comprehended.  About a King…… Continue reading deepest love

coastal livin' · family · life

summer + family = love

“All in all, it was a never-to-be-forgotten summer — one of those summers which come seldom into any life, but leave a rich heritage of beautiful memories in their going — one of those summers which, in a fortunate combination of delightful weather, delightful friends and delightful doing, come as near to perfection as anything…… Continue reading summer + family = love

marriage

i like to hold your hand

Today my Love and I celebrate 30 years of marriage.  I thought I’d share my Facebook post from last year, as it really sums up our life together. I like to hold your hand. Mine fits so nicely in yours. There’s a security in that, a comfort. You’ve held my hand through many difficult times. Cried…… Continue reading i like to hold your hand

faith · family · life · marriage

marriage: it doesn’t have to be perfect to be beautiful (part three)

In the previous posts, marriage: it doesn’t have to be perfect to be beautiful (part one) and marriage: it doesn’t have to be perfect to be beautiful (part two) we looked at the history of marriage and what it means to be called my husband’s helper.  Today we’ll consider the special oneness of marriage. We have been studying this passage: And…… Continue reading marriage: it doesn’t have to be perfect to be beautiful (part three)

faith · family · life · marriage

marriage: it doesn’t have to be perfect to be beautiful (part two)

In the post marriage: it doesn’t have to be perfect to be beautiful (part one), we began to look at the history of marriage in this passage: And the LORD God said, “It is not good that man should be alone; I will make him a helper comparable to him.” Out of the ground the LORD…… Continue reading marriage: it doesn’t have to be perfect to be beautiful (part two)

food · happy endings · life · marriage · recipes

grow old with me

Now, I’m not sayin’ my Love is old….but he did hit the half century mark.  I’m teasing, of course, because I’m just a year behind him and I’m definitely not old.  I enjoy this sweet verse by Robert Browning (good thing I’d double-checked because I was positive this was written by someone else. You can read the…… Continue reading grow old with me