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Gathering Together

My Tuesday Women’s Biblestudy has taken on marriage as a topic this fall. This has ignited great discussions of everything from how we survived the newly-wed years (poor and in school), to preparing for “empty nest syndrome” (complete with hot flashes!). 233 more words

Practical Life


I was telling a very distressed husband today (his wife just packed up and quit the  marriage!); that what husband’s don’t know is that the wife they married, is like oil or a treasure deep inside that former ‘Miss Whatever’ that they married, that needs to be rigged or dug out with lots of love, wisdom, patience and understanding. 289 more words


#askNky | Should he have a job before getting married?

There are a few rare stories of women getting married to a man who had no job and in the course of the marriage he gets a good paying job. 190 more words


Marital Peril

The other day I read an article about the peril of marriages. Apparently, in the USA, we can now expect less than 40% of marriages to survive. 420 more words

Friends...Best Friends

There’s something to be said about successful marriages being built on friendship.  We see it as a plot in movies, you know, the one where boy meets girl, boy and girl become friend, boy and girl fall in love.   418 more words

The House Gnome

We (Hubs and I) have this trick that I came up with a few years ago – we blame all irritating household habits on a… 360 more words


From Cocoa to Chocolate

I love chocolate and all its many ways to be eaten. Chocolate can be a liquid or a solid. It can have a lot of sugar or a little. 764 more words