On August 7, 2022, my first-born son, Lane, married Pam in a lovely ceremony officiated by my husband. Here are the words we, as his parents, spoke over them.
Cultivating Relationships in the Comfortable Spaces
Some argue it’s easy to love God when life is comfortable. But I propose that it’s actually harder to stay close to and rely on him during these times. How do I nurture our relationship when life is fine, ordinary, and boring? What about when there isn’t a crisis, a hurt, or a longing to take to him?
To our Son and his Bride on their Marriage
On the brink of their marriage, we—the parents of the groom—said these words to our son and his bride.
Celebrating 25 Years!
Worship Me in the beauty of holiness. All true beauty reflects some of who I AM. I read this in my devotional, Jesus Calling by Sarah Young on November 7, 2013. It was the first day of Mark's and my 25th Wedding Anniversary trip and I was sitting on the porch of our cottage at … Continue reading Celebrating 25 Years!
Taking a Test Drive
While burning calories at the gym, I flipped the channel to a cooking show to pass the time. I tuned in just in time to hear some famous chefs sum up the popular beliefs on sex and living together: I know some people who didn't have sex before marriage. I know this is technically, quote, … Continue reading Taking a Test Drive