Marriage, Struggling Faith

Maybe Being Angry in your Marriage is a Good Thing

Sometimes I get so angry with my husband that I can’t even begin to explain what that anger feels like. I get incredibly frustrated. Like I just want to pull my hair out. Literally. Anything to take my mind off how angry I am. Sometimes I play these scenes over and over in my head. Husband comes home from work. I yell at him. He sort of yells and responds, we hug and forgive and then...
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When husband feels like a roommate
Best of, Marriage

When Your Spouse Starts to Feel Like a Roommate

Exhaling loudly, I let myself fall onto our couch. I scan the room for the monitor to check if Mike is still praying with our toddler upstairs. I glance in the kitchen and see the dishes that have yet piled high again. The dogs are whining, needing to be let outside. I roll my eyes, annoyed that no one thought to let them out before dinner. It’s the end of the day and my patience has...
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Best of, Marriage, Struggling Faith

Marriage Is Hard

Marriage is hard.
This sounds like the Biggest. Understatement. Ever.
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I recently have been reading the book of Matthew in The Message Bible (Eugene Peterson's translation). I'm a big Peterson fan and have loved reading this Bible. If you're unfamiliar with The Message and are...
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