When Storms Come in Marriage – WW Linkup

This past Saturday, my husband and I were excited to celebrate with our oldest son, Jordan, as he married his sweetheart, Sarah at beautiful Sorella Farm in Evington, Virginia. They had planned to have an outdoor ceremony followed by a grand reception in the nearby, decked-out barn. We knew that storms were a possibility on […]

‘Everybody Loves Vulnerability’ And WW Linkup!

I am still unpacking what I feel are the important aspects of creating a confessional culture today, which leads me to share about a vulnerable and unflattering moment of mine in my own marriage. Sometimes the best way to communicate a reality is to learn from a real-life and raw human encounter in marriage. It […]

Can ‘Not Apologizing’ Motivate My Mate? and WW Linkup!

Today I’m continuing my series on why I didn’t apologize to my mate, by tackling the third justification I mentioned two weeks ago. {To see that post click here.} “I believed that because his sins seemed so much worse and more glaring than mine, that by confessing, I would only be pacifying him. In doing […]

My Gift to You! And WW Linkup!

Christmas is the season for giving, because our Lord and Savior came to earth as a babe in a manger—ultimately giving His life for us on the cross! That’s why I want to give to you, my Messy Marriage subscribers, a gift that I’ve been feverishly working on for months. I thought it would be […]

4 Year Blogaversary, Giveaways and Linkup!

I can’t believe it’s been four years since I launched Messy Marriage way back in October of 2010. Since then, much has happened in my life and in the life of this blog, but one thing has remained constant … my personal pursuit of a surrendered heart to God. That’s because I know a surrendered […]

Of Apologies, Anniversaries and Giveaways!

I’m so excited to be back with all of you from my 25 anniversary trip to England and Wales. But what’s even more exciting is that it’s Messy Marriage’s 3 year anniversary too! So today I’m going to share lots of pictures from our trip (forgive me if I go overboard–it was just so hard […]