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Gloria’s Tribute

Yesterday, May 23, 2016, was my husband’s 50th birthday. I’ve already shared in an April column, “Love + Marriage = Hard Work” how fabulous he is. The half century marker is a pretty momentous occasion though, so I couldn’t just let the day pass without acknowledging it, but I was at a loss as to Read More

James & Becky Engagement

“Love + Marriage = Hard Work”

Fairy tales are so misleading; Snow White’s poison induced nap can only be broken by the prince’s kiss, Cinderella marries the handsome Prince, and Sleeping Beauty is awakened by true love’s kiss. What’s the problem, you ask? The stories all end there. We are expected to believe everyone lived happily ever after? Yeah, right. Life Read More

preacherman

When You Didn’t Marry A Preacher

Twenty-nine years ago when James Miller Jr & I said, “I do” he most definitely was NOT a preacher.  Frankly, he was barely even a Christian, a new convert as it were.  While I certainly desired a Godly mate, being married to a preacher was not something that had crossed my mind…EVER!  Jesus and church Read More