An Open Letter to Every New Bride

An Open Letter to Every New Bride

I watched you the other day, your white dress feathered across the fallen leaves. You had a bouquet in your hands and brightness in your eyes. You probably saw me walk by – I was the woman with the stroller, jogging up and down the path past the spot your...
44 Questions We Asked Before Getting Engaged

44 Questions We Asked Before Getting Engaged

Before we were engaged, Josh and I asked each other a LOT of questions. Getting engaged is a big decision and we wanted to be as united as possible before making that jump! Recently I shared that Josh and I went on some “special” dates when we were dating...
Why I Didn’t Marry My “Type”

Why I Didn’t Marry My “Type”

“I know why you dress the way you do.” He couldn’t see me roll my eyes in the dark theater. “Oh really, you just know who I am after meeting me last week?” “Yes.” Who does this punk think he is? I fumbled in my purse and...
Dear Husband, I Don’t Know You Yet

Dear Husband, I Don’t Know You Yet

A lilac bush scraped the glass every time the wind danced through its branches, and with each scrape I paused over the list before me. I was leaned against my hope chest in the sunlight, my bible at my elbow, chewing on the end of my pen as I thought carefully over...