Wives, Are You Presently Perplexed?

Our dates were filled with romance, gifts, and fun. Our wedding was wrapped with beauty, joy, and hope. The honeymoon took my breath away.

After a few months, we settled into a romantic routine.

With school, the jobs, and other responsibilities, beauty faded, joy ached, and hope retreated.

“This man has changed,” I told God. “God, did I misunderstand You? Is Keith really the man You prepared for me? Is this all there is to marriage?”

I expected more from my marriage. From our love. From Keith.

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Ditch Disappointment

The pandemic and the challenges of 2020 and 2021 have changed the way we see life, play, respect, and love.

We’ve seen family projects on television and YouTube like dominoes and toilet paper tumbling throughout a house. We’ve laughed at dancing and exercising family videos. We’ve sung with live-streamed concerts and worship. We’ve watched golf ball and ping pong challenges, and much more.

Maybe you’re binging on television programs that you never had time for when life was in full-swing.

All this is a way to pass the time when we’re bored or depressed. They don’t fill the gap, do they?

It’s easy to get depressed as the pandemic and all things associated with it continue to drain us, isn’t it?

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When You Don’t Like Your Story … A Review

I have chapters and pages in my story that I don’t like. I wish that I could tear them out, shred them, and set fire to them.

How about you?

Have you considered that God can use the ugly and broken shards of your life to piece together beautiful and valuable artwork?

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