Movies & Television, Romance & Wife Life

Is romance giving us the wrong ideas about relationships?

On a crisp late autumn night a few years ago, Chris and I curled up in our respective chairs by the fire. I was tucked under a blanket coloring while we watched an episode of Outlander. Our friend and pastor dropped by to pick up a tool he needed for an emergency car issue, and… Continue reading Is romance giving us the wrong ideas about relationships?

Reading & Reviews, Romance & Wife Life

Why talk about romance when the world is burning?

You know what Billy Joel says about the world on fire. “We didn’t start the fire, it was always burning, since the world’s been turning.” Which is pretty much my take on 2020. The world’s been on fire for centuries. Since almost the beginning. Everyone having good years and bad; people good and people evil;… Continue reading Why talk about romance when the world is burning?

Romance & Wife Life

We rumble. Like Dragons. A Marriage Poem.

Enneagram wise, I'm a 4; he's an 8.We say we complete each other,but we misspeak.What we mean is that we're raw opposing forcesthat come together and push apart,come together againto rub the edges off each other.We rumble. Like dragons.Like beasts with growls and roarsthat shake the house.With claws and small bites, wedraw blood—we meant it… Continue reading We rumble. Like Dragons. A Marriage Poem.