Hubby Dearest threw me a Surprise ‘Party’ over the weekend as it was my birthday! I didn’t believe he had it in him, I couldn’t believe I could be surprised. You see, I see myself as a ‘Detective’ – seeing things and hearing things others won’t pick out easily. I didn’t think anyone could pull that off so easily. I didn’t have the foggiest idea. Hmmmm, I was thoroughly, pleasantly surprised. In fact, I haven’t […]
Our model Scriptures when it comes to how we should live our lives as women is often restricted to Proverbs 31. If we stretch that a bit, we can mention Ephesians 5. Should my role as a woman only be limited to these portions of Scripture. By the way, these only address married women. So, what should a single woman do? Nothing? No wonder our society makes us feel like your life as a single […]
There’s Never an Excuse for Domestic Violence. Never One…
“What am I doing?”, Gloria thought as she made her way to the first floor. “Lord, please help me. This shouldn’t be happening to me” “Why did Uche have to come back after so long? Why?” Gloria thought of telling her husband about how she felt. But, she couldn’t bring herself to admit all the strong emotions she felt towards Uche. “What would he think of me? I can handle this on my own. I […]
The week went by even more quickly than anticipated. There was just too much to do. “Thank God”, she muttered to herself as she made her way briskly to her car. “I can’t wait to get home and soak in the bath tub. What a week.” “Hello Gloria.” What was he doing by her car? She had deliberately given up her beloved parking space just to do all she could to avoid Uche. Here he […]
“Glow, please don’t say that. I really am very sorry for all the pain I caused you. I really tried to get in touch with you after my Masters program, but by the time I could get in touch, I was told you were already planning your wedding. I did not want to be an intruder, so I just let you be.”
“I still love you Glow.”
“You can’t love me. What about your wife?”
“I just got married to her because you were already married. It’s you I love and not her”.
“Please take me back to my office. I can’t do this”
“I never believed it could happen, but it did”
Most affairs are never planned – they just happen.
No one wakes up one morning and says:
“Today I plan to have an affair”!
But then, affairs happen, and this was for real.
“I Love You, I Love You, I Love You! Don’t You Know?” “No, I don’t! How will I know? I don’t read minds!” True Talk. Love is to be expressed. You can’t claim to love your spouse if you don’t say or show it – in fact, you may even say it and they won’t believe because you don’t show it.
Every plant needs to be nurtured to grow. This same way, every marriage needs nourishment to grow. The three-pronged nourishment that every marriage needs is Love, Affection and Desire. These three words may seem synonymous – and in reality they should be – but they often aren’t always present in the right doses in every marriage.
“If You don’t Move, You Can’t Make Impact!”
“…every child has a love language that fills their love cup. Whenever you use it, you fill the cup…”
“…What gives you value? What is your husband looking for in you as a woman?”
“The wise woman builds her house, but with her own hands the foolish one tears hers down.”
“…If there’s so much love, why do we have so many unresolved issues? Why is it that a number of us feel frustrated and feel like the other person does not love us as they so claim to do?”
“Get Your husband to listen to you”