Tag Archives: Love

Marry Someone With the Same Vision and Who Makes You Laugh

A couple close to me recently celebrated their 30th wedding anniversary. On the surface, they are like ‘chalk and cheese.’ The wife is optimistic, impulsive and very positive. The husband, on the other hand, is a wee bit less optimistic … Continue reading

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WHAT GIFTS ARE YOU BRINGING TO YOUR MARRIAGE?

If you must look back, do so forgivingly. If you must look forward, do so prayerfully. However, the wisest thing you can do is to be present in the present. Gratefully. —Maya Angelou On the 31st of December every year my husband … Continue reading

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COMMUNICATION…

“The single biggest problem in communication is the illusion that it has taken place.” – George Bernard Shaw This quote basically sums up the root cause of divorce. We say something to our spouse and we are under the illusion … Continue reading

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HUMBLED…

This past week I found myself in the presence of someone who literally made me feel as though I was standing in the Presence of God. She was a Sister of Mercy nun and her face radiated a peace, a … Continue reading

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MARRIAGE IS LIKE A MUSTARD SEED

Today I received the following “What’s App” text from my husband: “A happy marriage is the union of two good forgivers.” —Ruth Bell Graham I replied: “We obviously have a happy marriage then—we both have to forgive so much all the … Continue reading

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LOVE HURTS…some of the time

  Someone very close to me said some things to me recently that shocked me to my very core – I felt like I had been hit in the solar plexus. For a day and a half, I was left … Continue reading

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Friendships…

I received this photo from a friend with the following caption: “I took this photograph in Bettys Bay.  It triggered the thought in me that…even if everything is dry and hostile, I always have you as my best friend”. My … Continue reading

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