Doing What is Best for My Children

In my last post (Does Your Spouse Rank Before or After Your Pet?), I referenced how I had changed up my priorities after a lot of soul searching, praying, and discerning. They used to be: 1) Work 2) Children 3) Volunteering 4) Dog 5) Friends 6) ? There was no time for a 6, leaving […]

Does your spouse rank before or after your pet?

That might seem like an odd question. Does your spouse rank before or after your pet? But humor me for a minute. How would you answer that? I cannot answer for you, but I bet I can relate to what you might be thinking. Years past, I would have wanted to say: “Of course, my […]

If I had only known…

How would you answer that question today “If I had only known…I would have grabbed an umbrella.” Or “If I had only known…..I might not have gotten married”, or “If I had only known…I would have done xyz differently.” Today I would answer that question “If I had only known I would have blown out […]

Where is God?

Here on Servant Spouse I write mostly about marriage and my expertise I guess you could say is crisis marriage. If you have followed our blog for this last year you know that in the past we suffered greatly “in” our marriage and “with” our marriage but what you probably do not know is “the […]

The 5 Love Languages: do they really matter?

On our wedding day we received lots and lots of gifts. Many of the gifts were right off of our registry, which is what a bride hopes for. While the bride and groom want to be appreciative of every gift, truth be told, anything not from the registry is at risk of being weird, unused, […]