Bouncing Around Relationship Steps

Where are you in the cycle of relationship stages?  If you are anything like we are, the lines get merged and you can end up bouncing around to a stage out of order… sometimes skipping ahead and other times falling behind in the progression. Realizing that there are reasons for these stages was kind of…

Maintenance; It’s All About Maintenance

If we were to give any word of advice or an honest reflection on how to save a marriage it would have to be the need for maintenance.  It is all about maintenance. If you own anything with an engine or moving parts, you are smart to have a maintenance plan.  If you have a…

“Us” on the Back Cover

Our story is similar to so many others…. but, to us, it is special. We went to high school together and had numerous mutual friends, however, we didn’t really meet until our mid 20s.  After a whirlwind year of dating and meeting family and friends, we married in a large Catholic wedding. All the proper…

Savoring My Darkest Day

John 1:5 The light shines in the darkness, and the darkness has not overcome it. Some memories are so distinct.  The clarity is so crisp and real that you can relive every moment, feeling, smell, and sight. Your senses come alive with the memory and savor that time in history. Usually these are the good…