Tag Archives: Atlanta

The House Our Marriage Built – Part 2

Yesterday we began the analogy of seeing our marriage as a house with many different rooms. If you missed it, we encourage you to read it before continuing with today’s post. The next room we want to explore is the … Continue reading

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Our 4th Blogiversary!

Have you ever had expectations for the future and then have them not play out in the way you had hoped or dreamed? I’m afraid in the current environment this has become much more the norm for many of us. … Continue reading

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Bump In The Road

Marriage is a journey, and we never know when we’re going to hit a bump in the road. This is why it is good to always listen closely and take action when necessary. On our way home from Atlanta yesterday … Continue reading

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Intimate Distance

  The title is an oxymoron we are living right now. I am in Atlanta and haven’t seen Tom for week. I won’t see him until late Friday night, and to say I miss him is a huge understatement. In … Continue reading

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Little Messages

Mother’s Day was yesterday. It was a fun day, but our daughter and family, who live in Atlanta were greatly missed. I don’t think I’ll ever adjust to the distance between us, yet God in His kindness took thought of … Continue reading

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Just A Phone Call

This morning I was on my cell phone talking with my daughter who lives in Atlanta. My home phone rang, and the caller I.D. said it was my Mom. I told Tracy to hold on for a minute so I … Continue reading

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A Fragrant Aroma – New Friends

When was the last time you made new friends? There is something invigorating about meeting with a new couple, sharing your story, hearing theirs and genuinely talking and listening from the heart. We had such an opportunity last weekend. Meet … Continue reading

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Mark Your Calendar

This week I’m finding it nearly impossible to make time for posting, BUT I did commit to the Ultimate Blog Challenge, and it bids me to continue on.  The picture above was the last cappuccino I’ve had since Tracy and … Continue reading

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A Fragrant Aroma – Listening

These “Fragrant Aroma” posts are intended to give you a glimpse into our lives and marriage in real time – this week to be exact.  And if I had to choose one word to describe our week it would be … Continue reading

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Water Into Wine – Proverbs 18

“The name of the Lord is a strong tower;  the righteous man runs into it and is safe.” – Proverbs 18:10 On Monday we received a text message from our daughter who lives in Atlanta.  The storms (remnants of Lee) … Continue reading

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