One Final Word on Codependency

We’ve been exploring the painful condition of codependency for several weeks. I received so many messages from wives who need a little more encouragement in this area, I wanted to share once more. First – remember that you did not choose to be a codependent; it was a behavior learned in childhood. Second – identifying with …

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I’ll Have the Fruit

Earlier this month, a co-worker challenged me to complete 25 acts of kindness during the days leading up to Christmas. I accepted, figuring my list would fill up in no time. Not quite. Days went by, and even though I stayed alert to actions I could add to the kindness chart, I had nothing! Did …

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She’s Angry… Watch out!

I was angry at my husband. REALLY angry. For no particular reason, either. There had been no fight. No unkind words. In fact, he’d been texting and Face-Timing me on a daily basis during the week we’d been apart. I was in Northern Wisconsin for two weeks while my son visited a nearby university. So much …

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Dare to Follow God’s Leading

Three years ago I joined a small group of Christian wives who were committed to strengthening their marriages. My 17-year marriage to Rey was good, but we’d experienced a few rocky patches that had unbalanced me and I was yearning for greater stability in our relationship.  Our small group began a book study of Nina Roesner's …

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