What Types of Risks are You Taking?

On my trip to the UK, there were so many “God moments”—moments when I knew that God was busy at work doing things like only He can do! One of those moments was when my husband and I were on the Tube (The underground subway system in London). BTW, we became quite skilled in reading […]

Desperate Marriage Myth #4 – Hopeless Situation

Today we’re looking at the last of the myths, Myth #4 – Some situations are hopeless and my situation is one of these. When people are in a desperate situation where positive change seems impossible or at least a distant memory, they tend to take on a victim mentality. With a victim mentality, you begin […]

Desperate Marriage Myth #3 – Only Have 2 Options

The third myth in our Desperate Marriages series is – I have only two options, resigning myself to a life of misery or getting out of the marriage. This myth hangs on the coattails of last week’s post, Desperate Marriage Myth #2, People Cannot Change. Since you’ve determined that you and/or your spouse cannot change, […]

Desperate Marriage Myth #1

Recently I conducted a survey here at Messy Marriage and I can tell from the responses that many of you are in desperate situations and don’t know what to do about your marriage. It’s important to recognize four myths identified by Gary Chapman in his book, Desperate Marriages that often surface in our thinking when […]

‘Emotionally Healthy Woman’ Book Review/Giveaway

 A couple of months ago I did a review on the book, Emotionally Healthy Spirituality by Peter Scazzero. But today I’m going to do a giveaway and review of his wife’s book, Emotionally Healthy Woman. If you don’t know Peter and Geri Scazzero’s story, then you are missing out on insightful journey that took them […]

3 Truths that Anchored My Soul in Early Marriage

  Today we are privileged to have a guest post from Ngina who blogs over at Intentional Today while I take some vacation time. {Thank you, Ngina!} Whenever I visit Ngina’s site, I always feel like I resonate with so much of what she has to say and what she has been through in her […]

4 Signs You’re on the Wrong Track

Have you ever gotten lost? In the pre-GPS days, you could end up really wandering way off course. Been there, done that! It’s a scary feeling, especially if your wandering leaves you in dangerous territory. Yep! Been there, done that too! In the many years I’ve been a counselor and life-coach, or for that matter, […]