strength of a woman

There’s an old phrase that used to drive me crazy as  a young bride, and that is that women are the “weaker sex.” It’s a phrase from the Bible, and I have since learned that it by no means meant that women were substandard to men, but rather generally incapable of developing physical strength compared to men.

I have, however, been told by men in my life that I am a subsidiary, […keep reading]


how to love your husband

I love my husband with all my heart, but he’s often the last person to know it.

I recently came upon a list of tangible ways to demonstrate my love for him regularly. When reading the list, I became aware of my shortcomings in transferring my love from feeling to action. I printed the list, tucked it into my wallet (on pretty pink paper), and began referring to it regularly. […keep reading]