A Tip for Each Year of Marriage

A Tip for Each Year of Marriage Earlier this week, John and I celebrated our twenty-fifth wedding anniversary. Yes, that is our photo above. Like any married couple, we have had ups and downs, times of plenty and been in need. Also like every other couple, we have fought and cried together. Here are...

Wifey Wednesday: Ways of Connecting

Wifey Wednesday: Ways of Connecting Last week Sheila introduced the idea that women, being relational and emotional, often need to talk before moving on to *other things*. I can totally relate to the imaginary story she wrote about- thinking of milk and cleaning the fridge. Why I don’t even like...

Wifey Wednesday: Greeting Him

Wifey Wednesday: Greeting Him For awhile now I’ve wanted to take part in the Wife Wednesday meme but Sheila posts on Wednesday  US time, which is Thursday here in Australia. I’ve contemplated a few ways to get around it but the easiest way is for me to post on last week’s topic....

We Argued Over Fireproof

We Argued Over Fireproof I’m probably the last Christian in Australia to see the movie but finally… I watched it! Fireproof, that is. Funny story with it though. I had told Miss A that I wanted to watch it one day when it came out on DVD. So, for an anniversary (in late June)...

Feel as though I'm 18 again

Feel as though I'm 18 again Oh goodness, I’m like a giddy schoolgirl. I’m so excited that I can barely think straight, let alone do all the necessary things for today. Guess who got an early mark? Guess who has just left Victoria (the state) and is driving home today? Guess who will...

Only eighteen days to go

Only eighteen days to go Only 18 days left…til John comes home! In that time I’ve had my dad leave to go back to Broken Hill, my youngest daughter leave home and my eldest son have his first night at Youth group. Still yet to happen: Eldest daughter is to go away and return from...

If You Can't Beat Them, Join Them!

If You Can't Beat Them, Join Them! You’ll be so glad you did. Okay, what am I rambling about? Many years ago, when I was a young wife, my husband used to follow the football (Go Crows! AFL) My childhood was spent playing softball in summer and going to watch mates play baseball in winter....

To Have and To Hold

To Have and To Hold Seventeen years ago my life drastically changed…all with two little words…but oh, so much more than words. “I do” The commitment that goes with those words is life changing…breath-taking..awesome. I studied a man on Saturday…looked...
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