The Wood, The Nails, The Blood: A Lenten Reflection

The Wood, The Nails, The Blood: A Lenten Reflection

We are beckoned to bring the very things to the cross that we hold so dearly.  

To nail into the wood that which we clench firmly to with our grubby little hands, insisting on its necessity.  

Asking us offer up the very things that we cannot imagine living without to find a love and hope that we in fact cannot live without.  

What Core Values Are Guiding Your Marriage?

What Core Values Are Guiding Your Marriage?

We are continually confronted with decisions to make.  Some decisions are easy, some are difficult.  Some we make from our gut because it just feels right, others we make from our frontal lobe where we find our reason and logic live.

Whatever decision is made, it is a reflection of our core values.

Life Reset

Life Reset

When the team gets is out of sync during a trauma resuscitation, things get chaotic and off kilter, someone will call for a reset.  A ‘reset’ is common language in the trauma bays.  It means that the entire team stops and resets the resuscitation.  We needed a reset in our marriage, so we called for one.

The Dance of Marriage

The Dance of Marriage

It was only when I looked into his eyes that we were able to move together a one.  One dance with two partners with differing steps.

It’s only when you are looking one another in the eyes that you can surrender to the rhythm of the music. 

It’s only when you are looking one another in the eyes that you can dance in step together