The Rib

I was fed up! As we sat before the counselor, I poured out what I had stored up, “Surely I’m not responsible for him. I do not have to be his helper, right? He needs to put out the effort, doesn’t he?!” And as the counselor reaffirmed my line of reasoning, I knew in my … Continue reading The Rib

The “Scarlett” Letter, Part 2

So I got the guy BUT (there is that dreaded word; if you missed it, see The “Scarlett” Letter, part 1) we had no idea what we were up against! The truth is “Happily-ever-after” only comes from self-sacrificing, selfless love, the type Christ had when He laid down His life for the sins of the … Continue reading The “Scarlett” Letter, Part 2

37 Years of “NOT THROWING IN THE TOWEL”!

My freshman year of college was exciting and terrifying all at the same time. Many felt I swooped in and snatched up one of the nicest guys around, a senior to boot! Many felt the marriage was too quick and destined for failure. Granted, my fragile 18 years of life plus his phlegmatic 21 years … Continue reading 37 Years of “NOT THROWING IN THE TOWEL”!

Girl Meets Boy: A synopsis of what could have been when a small town Louisiana girl meets a boy from Peoria, Illinois

Had he seen me? I couldn’t tell. A brief, earlier encounter had stirred a vast fiend and I knew I was smitten. Tall and handsome, kind and quirky, he seemed larger than life. I wanted so badly to stroll over and talk to him at length, but I knew my intentions would be loudly detected! … Continue reading Girl Meets Boy: A synopsis of what could have been when a small town Louisiana girl meets a boy from Peoria, Illinois