Book Review: The Five Love Languages by Gary Chapman

I was familiar with the concept of the Five Love Languages and what they were long before I ever read this book but when I saw Chapman's book in a thrift store thought it might still be interesting to see what his ideas were in more detail. Basically, Chapman proposes that humans each have a… Continue reading Book Review: The Five Love Languages by Gary Chapman

Five Years

Today it's been five years since Peter and I got married. Today is the first wedding anniversary where I've looked back at pictures of that day and thought, "We look young." This past year of marriage has been a big one. We had a baby. We bought our first house. I mean, I know that's… Continue reading Five Years

Book Review – The Fault in Our Stars – John Green

I feel prepared to make the argument that The Fault in Our Stars is not a young adult book. It's a book about young adults. I think there are books, written for a young adult audience, or any particular audience, that are well-written enough and important enough that they become greater than their intended audience.… Continue reading Book Review – The Fault in Our Stars – John Green

Celebrations

This weekend my in-laws celebrated their retirement and their 35th wedding anniversary. Friends and family from near and far gathered to celebrate together on Saturday night. My own parents celebrated 37 years of marriage this year. I am constantly thankful that Peter and I both have parents with strong, long-lasting marriages. Our parents have shown… Continue reading Celebrations

Book Review – Real Marriage by Mark & Grace Driscoll

"Our goal cannot be to fix our husbands or even to save our marriages, but rather to glorify God by submitting to our husbands, trusting that His commands are those of a loving Father who not only wants our lives to work but to be ones of worship." The above quote, from Real Marriage by… Continue reading Book Review – Real Marriage by Mark & Grace Driscoll