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 …

I is for Inside Our Souls

‘Inside Our Souls’ is Week 9 of Blogging Through the Alphabet 26 Keys to My Happy Marriage. We all live inside our souls. We feel like we are present in this world and that material objects (like that all-important morning cup of coffee) are critical to our happiness. But I …

H is for Hoarse

‘Hoarse’ is Week 8 of Blogging Through the Alphabet 26 Keys to My Happy Marriage. Hoarse is not directly a key to a happy marriage. In fact, Hoarse is the opposite. If you find yourself Hoarse there is a problem (unless you were cheering for you kids at a baseball game). …

G is for Good

‘Good’ is Week 7 of Blogging Through the Alphabet 26 Keys to My Happy Marriage. How can you define ‘Good’? The Cambridge Dictionary counts , but the meaning most applicable is that “Good is a force that produces morally right action.” This is the definition I think of when I say, …

F is for Finding Our Way

‘Finding Our Way’ is Week 6 of Blogging Through the Alphabet 26 Keys to My Happy Marriage. F is for finding our way – together. Every day my husband and I work towards finding our way together as husband and wife. Often my husband will lace up his boots, put on …