Category: marriage

beauty in winter

// on enduring winter seasons and seeing the beauty through the lens of the God who created them all // Back to the spot where we got married, almost three years ago. Looks quite different...

with awe and wonder

“Oh, darlin’ my heart’s on fire for you.” – Passenger I remember looking into his eyes that day with awe and wonder that he chose me. Fast forward into marriage, and I find myself...

our journey of miscarriage

On October 3, our world changed. In one moment our lives would never be the same. We became parents. It was a season of celebration, of anticipation, of dreaming and planning. My sweet parents...

compassionately curious

“Be compassionately curious before you’re carelessly critical.” – Audrey Roloff The other night Clay and I settled onto the couch with our Navigator’s Council marriage journal from Beating 50 Percent {which has easily become...

it’s a wonder

“With all of my heart, I’m racing, watch the pages…” This weekend I got to see a side of my husband I never have before. Well, I got to meet a group of friends...

more than a feeling

5.30.2015 We walk hand in hand down the sidewalk in my hometown. We’ve been dating a couple of months. He turns toward me when we get to the corner, pulls me close and dances...

more than just a trip

Tomorrow we leave for Europe. I can hardly believe it. For almost as long as I have dreamt of getting married, I have dreamt of traveling to Europe — specifically Italy as I’ve learned...

our wedding day: part one

Two years ago I awoke to a day for which I’d waited my entire life. After so many years of singleness and heartache, God delivered to me a man after His own heart. I...

a gift for the newlyweds

It’s Spring. Which means… wedding season is upon us! If you are in need of a gift for the newlyweds in your life, these two books are my favorite go-tos for complimenting a gift...