Brad and I celebrated 35 years of marriage today. -Not much hoopla, just a walk on the beach. That was enough. My 35 year marriage is a product of God and a choice, a choice to stay married. Brad and I have stumbled along this walk and powered through some tough stuff just like everyone … Continue reading 35th Anniversary – My Sloppy Love List
My woolen overalls are 40 years old. This may their last journey. I christened my last camping trip by falling flat on my face in the rocks, ripping the threadbare knees in two places. As for the rest of the trousers, the outlook is bleak. Deep pockets flap in sloppy fashion. Backsides have been mended … Continue reading Fun Friday: Ode to my Overalls
I’m going to get serious about my sloppy love life today. I’m talking about loving when life gets tough. Here’s my Serious Sloppy Love List. What is love? —Love is digging deep when you’ve been hit hard. This was an annual check up. No big deal. Let’s get it over with. —Love is the … Continue reading My Serious Sloppy Love List
Give me a break. Yech! The pressure is on. Valentine’s Day is coming. The reason I know is I listened to “Love Boat - The Valentine Special”. This cutie love drove me crazy. -Good thing I had dishes to wash. I wiped the counter watching a Hallmark “Month of Love” movie. Burning questions overtook me … Continue reading My Sloppy Love Life
There are many ways we build walls in our families. A wall is anything that prevents us from connecting and enjoying each other. A wall can destroy interaction between parent and child. It can eat away at a marriage. God offers the ultimate means of tearing down walls. This Type A lady is excited to … Continue reading Tear Down That Wall
Type A folks tend to have a lot of pent-up energy. I really can't sit still for very long. As the song goes, "These boots are made for walking." Walking can be a good time to talk to God. I may start out in my mad dash, but, if I'm talking to God, pretty soon, … Continue reading A Parking Lot Walk…and a Lesson in Marriage
Do you want your husband to be a better person? Show him respect. Encourage him in what he is doing RIGHT. Respect = Love to a man OK - I saw it in his eyes. He was done with my lists. "Is there something else I'm doing wrong?" my husband asked as I stood patiently … Continue reading Your Husband Needs You To Encourage Him
Stop believing lies which draw you into dissatisfaction and disillusionment. Build your house upon the ROCK-SOLID TRUTH of God's Love!
"I tell you the truth, whatever you did for one of the least of these brothers of mine, you did for me" -- Matthew 25:40 When Jesus says something, I better listen. When he precedes His comments with "I tell you the truth..." I better grab a pencil and write it down. A few blog … Continue reading How to Make Jesus Smile…And Save Your Marriage!
Hello, friends! Today I will begin a checklist (I get excited just thinking about it!) of things you might consider as you walk through the journey of marriage.Sharpen your pencil and make sure you check-off this "To Do" ! --With love from the Type A Lady True Love doesn't mean having a relationship of ease; … Continue reading The Type A Lady’s List for a Long Marriage