“The fabric of our lives” is the slogan for Cotton Incorporated. A very true statement, especially for my husband and I. We recently celebrated our 2nd wedding anniversary and there are many threads that are coming together to make us. As I review the past two years of marriage with the person that I love, […]
Redefining Gender Roles
When I tell individuals that I enjoy mowing my yard, I receive a look of confusion. After all, I am married, so why isn’t my husband not doing the mowing? Well, my husband does other household chores: washing the dishes, vacuuming and cooking. As a couple we discussed what each will do to maintain our […]
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 […]
Am I the Right Spouse?
It is so easy to point out the faults of our spouse. We can easily come up with a list of things that bother us about them: He does not help with chores, is inconsiderate, doesn’t listen, leaves dirty dishes everywhere, watches too much tv, and the list goes on. Same for vice versa: she […]
Can You Love After Losing a Love One?
Losing the love of your life is a gut wrenching event that is hard to process. The only way some people can cope with the loss is by blocking the pain out. So many times when something so traumatic happens to us, our subconscious finds a way to block it so we can continue to function in our day to day lives. Do […]
Where is Your Money Going?
Do you find it hard to keep an account of your money? I remember getting paid on the 1st of the month just to become broke by the 2nd after paying all of my monthly bills. How can you manage your money and get out of debt? Money is one of the leading causes for divorces or breakups. […]
The Joy Effect
“A cheerful heart is good medicine, but a crushed spirit dries up the bones” (Proverbs 17:22) Joy and happiness are contagious. Laughter is medicine that boosts your immunity, improves your mood, and relieves stress. The Bible says in Proverbs 15:30 that “A cheerful look brings joy to the heart, and good news gives health to […]
Are You Ready for a Spring Cleaning?
We are three months into the new year and many of us don’t remember what our new year’s resolution were. The one way we can get back on track with your resolution is by starting early on our spring cleaning. It is important to clean out your mind, body, soul and spirit at least once every three months. It […]