S is for Sanctuary

‘S is for Sanctuary ’ is Week 19 of Blogging Through the Alphabet 26 Keys to My Happy Marriage   Some days I need a sanctuary. Some days, nothing goes right. And some days terrible knocks at my door. Do you ever feel like you need to find a quiet and …

R is for Lesser Rocks & Monsters

​’R is for Lesser Rocks & Monsters’ is Week 18 of Blogging Through the Alphabet 26 Keys to My Happy Marriage   The Bible Led Me To Rocks This morning I settled down, with a steaming cup of coffee, into my comfortable chair, long before the kids were up,  and …

Q is for Quell, Quip, and Quorum

​’Q is for Quell, Quip, and Quorum’ is Week 17 of Blogging Through the Alphabet 26 Keys to My Happy Marriage. This week three words held equal weight for me. They are Quip, Quell, and Quorum. And somehow they all relate to marriage. Quell – I am generally the one …

P is for Cheese

​’P is for Cheese’ is Week 16 of Blogging Through the Alphabet 26 Keys to My Happy Marriage. Yes, any of us who graduated successfully from Kindergarten (even those of us who suffered through in public school Kindergarten) know that P is not for Cheese. P is for Pickle or …

O is for One

​’O is for One’ is Week 15 of Blogging Through the Alphabet 26 Keys to My Happy Marriage. I am one, I am only one. I cannot do everything but I can do something. And I will not let what I cannot do interfere with what I can do. ~ …

N is for ‘No to Nice’

‘No to Nice’ is Week 14 of Blogging Through the Alphabet 26 Keys to My Happy Marriage.   Marriage Is A Balance That Depends on You Getting From No to Nice Sometimes you feel like there is a “No” inside you struggling to break free and it is all you …

M is for Monday Morning

‘M is for Monday Morning’ is Week 13 of Blogging Through the Alphabet 26 Keys to My Happy Marriage. Morning, specifically Monday morning, is a special time for us. We start before the sun peeks into our window, continue through a few cups of piping coffee, and don’t stop until …

L is for Lowing

‘L is for Lowing’ is Week 12 of Blogging Through the Alphabet 26 Keys to My Happy Marriage. I bet you were thinking this morning that given the letter of this week is L and that I am writing about marriage, this post was definitely going to be something like …

K is for Keep

‘K is for Keep’ is Week 11 of Blogging Through the Alphabet 26 Keys to My Happy Marriage. Keep is a word that can make you happy or frustrate you to no end. When I think of ‘Keep’ in the context of my husband and our marriage, I think of …

J is for Jam

‘J is for Jam’ is Week 10 of Blogging Through the Alphabet 26 Keys to My Happy Marriage. Jam is a Yearly Event for Us Every summer, my husband and I make jam. We usually start with apricots, purchased from a neighbor who has an orchard on the outskirts of …