What if?

Etiquette means behaving yourself a little better than is absolutely essential. ~ Will Cuppy What if, instead of merely nodding along as others speak, waiting for our chance to jump in and share our brilliance … what if, just for the weekend, we truly listened? What if, in place of smiling at our children’s earnest play then doing our own thing … what if, just for the weekend, we joined them in their fun? What if, as our husbands work on tasks about the home during their days off from work … ... [Read More]

Courteously Reverent

All over the blogosphere lately I keep seeing posts on marriage, submission, roles of husband and wife.  I’ve even written on the topic of practical submission.  In fact, I have an eBook all about submission in marriage. So, you might be asking at this moment, “Why, TL, are you writing on this topic again?” Because I can’t escape this one verse … especially the way Peterson writes it in The Message: Out of respect for Christ, be courteously reverent to one another. Ephesians 5:21 You may be ... [Read More]

Moldy Shower Curtain Liners

I love my bathroom! It’s pink and it’s pretty. Some of my favorite pictures of the girl are hanging in there. It’s very “Teri” so to speak. When I go in there to get ready for my day, I smile. In no way is it the “perfect bathroom” … It’s smallish, lacks counter space, and has lovely tan tile circa 1968 (walls, shower, floor … lots of tan tile!). The tub is not a big garden tub with a pretty chandelier hanging above it. The lighting isn’t great. The window is painted shut. But, I love it! ... [Read More]