Tag Archives: worth

Ken, Barbie, you, and me

While in college I knew a couple who were nicknamed “Ken and Barbie” because they were so “perfect.” They were stunningly good-looking, smart, talented, and so much in love. They were the couple every other couple aspired to become. Then he wavered. … Continue reading

Posted in growing pains, reflections | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

rubies

My husband and I have an unusual courtship story. One we treasure because we can see God’s hand all along the way. I was engaged to another young man while my husband and I were best friends. About three weeks … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Settling

I am wrestling with a spirit of discontentment this morning and the more I try to make sense of it, the more agitated I become. Why, why, why, do we settle for something else when we were meant for so … Continue reading

Posted in growing pains, reflections, Walking by Faith and not by sight | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Stickers and check marks

The college-age renters above us like to have “deep” conversations late at night on their balcony. Their balcony is about five feet from our bedroom window so I hear a lot, even when I don’t want to hear it. Lately, … Continue reading

Posted in growing pains, reflections, Walking by Faith and not by sight | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment