How long has it been since you invited someone to your home or since you went to a friend’s house? In our busy lives, we often overlook the importance of hospitality. We rush to here and there, we always have somewhere to be and it’s hard to find time to slow down to invite that […]
Nurturing Friendships, Love, and Relationships
Marriage and relationship advice, along with best practices for communication and the importance of friendships with other adults.
Appreciation in marriage helps more that you might think to keep lines of communication open and leave you feeling good about your spouse. Showing appreciation to each other is one of the secrets to our happy marriage. In fact, one of the most romantic things he has ever done for me, was a form of
My Dear Husband and One True Love, You do so much for our family. I wanted to write you a letter of appreciation and let you know that it’s the little things that matter so much. Those things that you don’t know if I notice? I do. Sometimes I don’t even know if you realize
“Rules for a Happy Marriage” I read out loud as I examined the plaque I had just pulled out of a gift sack. I was young, in love, and engaged. The occasion was my wedding shower given to me by our church. The plaque was cheaply made and worn. A coffee stain was clearly visible
Do you wish that you could do a better job of showing someone that you care? I don’t just mean in romantic relationships either. I mean in all our relationships. Wouldn’t it be great to learn how to show someone you care so that you were sure that they knew how you felt? Some of
Finding ways to express my love to my husband has been on my mind recently. I can’t begin to describe how blessed I am to be married to him. He really is my Prince Charming. To help me express my love for him, I scoured Pinterest for the best 50 love quotes for him that
Once upon a time, I had the perfect boyfriend. He was sweet, he adored me as I did him. I remember my face being sore when I laid down at night after he had gone home because I had smiled so much that day. He opened the car door, and every other door for me.
What are Personal Boundaries and How Do You Go About Setting Personal Boundaries? Hello, my friends. This subject has been on my heart for a while now, but I have hesitated to write about it. You see, setting personal boundaries has always been a struggle for me. I want so desperately to please people and
My Dear Husband and One True Love, Thank you for choosing me. You chose me to be your wife and the mother of your children. Thank you for choosing me time and time again. One of the keys to a successful marriage is choosing your spouse, not just once but over and over again. It’s
Friends, I have a confession to make. Remember the post that I recently wrote about keys to a successful marriage and how excited I was about my upcoming anniversary? It is a good thing that I wrote that post BEFORE we went out on our anniversary date because let me tell you, the story I