Archive: Relationships

You Can’t Choose Your Family, But You Can Choose Your Life

Over the last few days, I’ve been going back and forth in my head about what to write about. I’m truly very introspective and fortunately live in an inspired place—however, that has its challenges, too. For instance, on any given week, there are a million topics I could cover, but ...

What’s Your Love Language? Take the Quiz!

Last week, Achea dished out her 12 essential steps to keeping things white hot in your relationship. This week, we’ve decided to keep the fire burning with the 5 Love Languages®. Never heard of ‘em? Here’s a quick breakdown before we get started: Lasting relationships, like anything worthwhile, take intentional ...

White Hot Flame: 12 Essential Tips to Reconnect with Your Spouse

Have you ever sat by a fire, staring into the flames? I have, plenty of times. I mean, there's nothing more relaxing and comforting than sitting on a couch, cuddled up with a blanket and a coffee mug in hand. And oh yes, a good book. Nothing quite like it. ...

The Only Resolution You Need for 2019: Be a Better Friend

Relationships are a necessary part of life, and without them we wouldn’t survive. Have you ever glanced through the self-help aisle of the bookstore? You might’ve noticed it’s filled to the brim with everything romance-related—how to get a man, how to dump him, and how to get over him. Yet, ...

Your Relationships Should Be A Safe Haven, Not A Battlefield

I came across this quote from my mom, and I believe I need it now more than ever. Maybe you need it, too:   “Your relationships should be a safe haven, not a battlefield.”   It has taken me five years of major unlearning and undoing of dysfunctional patterns—ones that ...

Using The Five Love Languages to Support the People in Your Life

According to the author Gary Chapman, there are five love languages to which every human being responds to at least one of those. The languages are gift giving, quality time, acts of service, physical touch, and words of affirmation. All of the languages are gender neutral and pretty stay consistent ...

Give Them Roses While You Can

Hello All! Happy Friday to all of my lovely readers. First and foremost, I hope you all had a fantastic week and had an opportunity to try some of those tips on the previous blog. If so, I’d love to know what worked and what didn’t. Today, I’d like to ...

The Trap Of Overcommitment

The temptation of saying yes, when we should be saying no is, unfortunately, a very common practice these days. In general, we live in a highly overstimulated, over-scheduled society and culture where how much you involve your children in determines how good of a mom you are. How many committees, ...

Worthy Of Love and Meaningful Relationships

I recently came back from a trip to Utah with two of my dearest friends. Despite the fact that I rarely do that sort of thing, I went through with it. I've always had my “reasons” for why I wouldn't take trips without my husband and children. Those reasons would ...

Love Defined

To the most patient and lovingly kind man I know. You've shown me how to live, love, and how to be loved. From the bottom of my heart "Thank you". You rescued me from making some really poor choices and you've shown me a better way to do life. Thank you ...

Good Girls Gone Bad (Pt. 2)

We left off last week discussing the importance of men familiarizing themselves with the root of a young woman's choices as opposed to the fruit or choice itself. It's very difficult to do different if you don't know you should and unfortunately, many of us, male and female go through ...

Good Girls Gone Bad (Pt.1)

Dedicated to all of the "good guys" out there who feel like they just aren't getting a fair shot at true love and a meaningful relationship with "the one" woman of their dreams. So I have to admit that this topic didn't just come from the top of my head. I was encouraged by ...

An Exercise of the Will

This is an impromptu post. I woke up today thinking about compassion. Many of us think we know what it is, but truthfully a lot of us have no clue. I'm included in that bunch by the way. I started reflecting on 1 Samuel 16:7..."Man looks at the outer appearance, ...

White Hot Flame

Have you ever sat by a fire staring into the flames? I have plenty of times. I mean, there's nothing more relaxing and comforting than sitting on a couch, cuddled up with a blanket and a coffee mug in hand. And oh yes, a good book. Nothing quite like it. ...

Perfect Love's Prerequisite Isn't Perfection

[et_pb_section bb_built="1" admin_label="section"][et_pb_row admin_label="row"][et_pb_column type="4_4"][et_pb_text admin_label="Text"] As I said in my earlier post, I'm a recovering perfectionist. So, as a part of my recovery I have tried to read a daily inspiration to help keep my mind focused and out of the realm of self-judgement. This morning it came out ...

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