Who’s on first?

The LORD God said, "It is not good for the man to be alone. I will make a suitable helper for him."... So the LORD God caused the man to fall into a deep sleep; and while he was sleeping, he took one of the man's ribs and then closed up the place with flesh. …

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Wedding Planning: The registry

As someone who can't always take compliments well and shies away from attention she didn't deliberately bring on herself in the moment, the most awkward time of wedding planning has come: making the registry. Or, as my brain calls it: asking people to give me stuff. Cory and I feel the same way about this, …

Alphabet Series: Worry

Day Twenty-Three: Worry Worry plagued much of my singlehood. I don't know if I was the typical late-teenage/young twentysomething, but it seems that nearly every week brought similar haunting questions. When will I get married? Will all my friends be married before me? Will I ever get married? What if I get married and my …

Alphabet Series: Trusting

Day Twenty: Trusting My ability to trust any male to whom I was romantically attracted often fluctuated throughout my dating years, as I'm sure is the case with most people. Find someone, date, relationship goes well, relationship falls apart, close off heart, repeat process. As I had been told/warned by other engaged and married couples …