I’m thrilled to have my friend Rachel share an amazing story from her life with you today. Rachel is young woman who is proving that courting is relevant in the 21st century. Here’s how her story begins with a husband list: ______________________________________________ What is a “Husband List,” why is it important, and why should I […]
He forgot your birthday, anniversary, or even Valentine’s Day. How could he. What do you do when he forgets your special day? Here’s how to handle it.
Who doesn’t love fresh-picked strawberries? And if you pick your own you’ll save big bucks and have enough berries to try these amazing recipes too!
I was given a copy of 7 Secrets to an Awesome Marriage for this post. All opinions are my own. This is one of the hardest posts I have ever written and yet, I know I must. Funny thing is, it’s a book review, of which I do many, yet I’ve struggled with the words […]
f I were to ask 100 people what is right or proper sexual behavior I’d likely get 100 different answers. The same would be true if I asked those same 100 people what is “wrong” sexual behavior. Right and wrong are subjective words. They reflect cultural bias, personal experience, and human reasoning. Look at any […]
I tossed around the idea of wearing skirts for some time. I had been (trying) to study out Scripture related to the philosophy of why many Christian women exclusively wear skirts……. But why be a skirt-wearing Christian? My hesitation is an issue of the heart. Do I want to be an exclusive skirt-wearing Christian because the […]
What is a husband list and why would you want to write one? As a woman, you’ll no doubt create thousands of lists in your lifetime. Lists for packing, meal planning, having a baby, taking a retreat, spring cleaning, daily chores and chores for the kids. Undoubtedly, the most important list you’ll make is […]
The first time I heard about the concept of courting was on 19 Kids and Counting. Seriously. Now, there’s even a movie about this “Old Fashioned” idea. Closer to home, I have the privilege of watching a courting relationship blossom before us with a woman in our church and a young man from another state. The author […]
A widow who has used all three sick days tending to her youngest wakes up to find her oldest with a fever. An unwed mother with no family needs someone to watch her baby because the daycare has a sick child policy. A single dad needs a sitter for a snow day. In a perfect world, […]
I opened the latest copy of Above Rubies Magazine, and there before me are pages filled with encouraging stories all accompanied with pictures of the authors’ families, complete with three, four, five, seven, even 10 children. Here I sit with one precious little boy and hear that doesn’t know if we’ll have more children but […]