Month: January 2016

What Does Your Marital Intimacy Say about Your Faith?

By far one of the most eye-opening discoveries for me was when I realized that God and the truth of His Word extended into every single area of my life — including my marital bedroom. That revelation changed how I viewed sexual intimacy and my role as my husband’s lover. It’s why I wrote The …

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What I Really Want for Valentine’s Day (Maybe You Do Too)

I’ve mentioned more than once on my blog that I’m not super-big on Valentine’s Day. Maybe it was ruined for me the year a high school boyfriend gave me a dozen roses in a thick glass vase, and two weeks later they all died on the same day. It was such a letdown, especially when …

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Q&A with J: Staying Sexually Pure When Your Divorced & Dating – Part 2

Today’s Q&A involves a question carried over from last week, in which a man was left by his wife and has begun dating again. Here’s his situation: I am a 54 year old divorcee.  I should have relationships and sex all figured out by now right?  After all I am over half a century old …

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Wait, Who Is Supposed to Submit to Whom?

I’m sure you’ve heard the hullabaloo about women submitting in marriage. It’s a topic that churns through conversations and the blogosphere with people taking hard-core stances on either end or at some point on the continuum between. If you want to know where I stand, I believe in submitting to my husband. I do it often. …

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Is Valentine’s Day Too Much Pressure?

I write about marriage and sexual intimacy, which means that when Valentine’s Day rolls around, I should be encouraging all that lovey-dovey stuff, right? Yet my marriage is in the camp of those who really don’t celebrate Valentine’s Day, except for maybe a greeting card and an extra kiss. Truth is, I’m not very excited about …

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