November 27, 2020

The Thanks in Thanksgiving

One of the first social rules we’re taught is to say “thank you.” From our earliest years, society insists upon “thank you” as a way to express gratitude and appreciation. It’s likely a daily ritual for most of us. Think about it: we say it aloud,…

November 19, 2020

Different ways to say “I love you”

Recently, a friend from Seminary posed a question on Facebook: Without saying “I love you,” what are three words your partner says that mean the same thing? I was fascinated by the question, and the responses. As I considered how I might answer…

September 4, 2020

Gimme a Break

I had no blog. Again. Every week my job is to post a blog on Thursdays. I have an editorial calendar. I should have blogs “in the can.” Easy enough. But it hasn’t been lately. The muse has left the building. What a surreal time….

August 16, 2020

Eloping Is Still An Option

True to our word last week, we are writing about weddings and marriages during this ever so strange time. When we physically distance, it can be difficult to know if what we are experiencing and feeling is ok or not. It can be hard to calibrate ourselves…