No Matter What Happens

No Matter What Happens

The months (years?!) of planning are coming to a grand culmination. Done right, a wedding reflects the style of the bride and groom as a couple and pleases the senses of all in attendance. That's a tall order to fill. No wonder stories of bride-zillas abound. The pressure, the stress, the cultural demands, the strain on relationships - who decided this was a good idea?

The Best Piece of Advice for Wives

The Best Piece of Advice for Wives

When we are clear and communicate our needs, there is not only a greater chance that those needs will be met, but we also have the opportunity to grow closer in our relationship. We understand each other better and the partner being asked has the chance to serve the asker and show him or her love.

11 Reasons why Millennials aren't that bad

11 Reasons why Millennials aren't that bad

Millennials catch a lot of flack. Just start to Google "Millennials are..." and a whole list of unflattering words will pop up. And while I've witnessed my fair share of stereotypical Millennial behavior, I'm not sure what good it does to rub a person's shortcomings in his or her face - or to write yet another article on why Millennials are the worst. So, in the spirit of working toward living in peace, I'd like to suggest to you some often-overlooked positive traits of this generation.

Every Amazing Relationship Starts with this One Thing

Every Amazing Relationship Starts with this One Thing

It is true that everything is not all about me. Nor is it all about you. I know, earth-shattering, right? While this is certainly true, it is also true that when we are feeling messed up, off-kilter, or wrecked, then a lot of that comes out in how we treat others. So to have great relationships, we need to do a little "me" work first.

No One Achieves Anything Alone

No One Achieves Anything Alone

When we care for people, we abandon ego to help them. We desire to see them succeed, to come to their fullest potential. We don't want them to stay the same because we believe in their ability to become exactly who they were created to be. 

This is a delicate lesson that my husband has helped me learn.