“I Do” but Would You Do it Again???
My husband and I have been a couple for over 20 years. This month we will celebrate our 19th wedding anniversary. 19….yikes!!!! How could this be possible when I’m only 25 years old? We have family members as well as friends who ask…How do you manage marriage for so many years and you guys continue […]
Heritage or Hatred!!!
cnn.com In wake of the horrific act that occurred in Charleston, South Carolina…I am left wondering why we are pondering if the Confederate flag should continue to fly at the state capitol? I have not lived in South Carolina in over 20 years but the flag was flying when I lived there and every time […]
Do Not Go to Bed Angry
Conflicts are a healthy part of marriage if handled correctly. We should not bottle up our anger, but openly discuss the problems in our marriages. In marriage we have to give each other the right to complain. Do not go to bed in anger because this is when the enemy will come in and bring […]
Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs: Love and Belonging
Once safety has been obtained, the next step in Maslow’s hierarchy of needs is love and belonging. In love and belonging, we search for purpose among our friends, family and significant others. It is an external factor that is required for us to accept before looking inward (next step: self-esteem). At this stage, we may […]
I was so intrigued when I heard the term coined “Inner Mean Girl”. There has been a lot of conversation (and rightfully so) about bullies on the “playground”, but as women we can be the biggest bully and the meanest to ourselves. We are often comparing ourselves to the woman next door, over-critical about our […]
20 Minute Challenge
If you are married I challenge you to set aside at least twenty minutes a day to sit down and talk with your spouse. Communication is so important in marriage. When a husband and wife are not communicating with each other problems usually enter into the marriage. That happens because it gives the devil time […]
The Gift of I AM
“I AM, two of the most powerful words, for what you put after them shapes your reality” Unknown Words are incredibly powerful – they can build or destroy. Negative words creep into our mind and hearts — before we realize it, we are creating negative thoughts and attracting an undesirable situation into our life. If your […]
What Red, White and Blue Means to You!!!
I was watching the news yesterday as anchors covered the history leading up to the Independence of the U.S.A. One historian stated that the British still views America as “the defiant teenage”. Basically, America will soon realize the error of its rebellious ways “like a teenager” and return to Mother England. Pretty sure, this is […]