Category Archives: marriage

Evening Waltz — The Story of This Painting

The story of the painting, Evening Waltz, by Steve Henderson at Start Your Week with Steve: It is a beauteous evening, and a young couple dances in a ballroom of light, motion, movement, and sound. The song is the sound … Continue reading

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Do Christians Have a Message Worth Hearing?

In my Norwegian Artist’s younger years, he bicycled around a bit — from Alaska to Argentina, through Central America (for the geographically challenged, there is no ocean separating North and South America), then after a flight across the Caribbean to … Continue reading

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The Simple Life: Eating out by Eating in

This last week, the Norwegian Artist and I celebrated 31 years of marriage with a special dinner for four. What should have cost $170 ran a little under $25. Do I have access to a coupon code that you don’t? … Continue reading

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Shop Like a Man

My husband, The Norwegian Artist, is a really boring person to go shopping with. I’d say that he shops like a man, except that in this politically correct environment which spews smog over every thought we have and word we utter, … Continue reading

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Save $45 — Instantly

Say what you like about shopping, it plunges you in the midst of humanity. Before reality TV, this was reality, without the bleeps for people’s language inadequacies, or the blather stream of a host who is overly impressed with whatever qualities he … Continue reading

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The Proverbs 32 Male

If you’re female and Christian, you are no doubt familiar with Proverbs 31 — the Perfect Woman Passage — probably because you have had it gently slapped across your face. Proverbs 31 neatly complements Ephesians 5:21-24 — the Wives Submit Yourself passage that is … Continue reading

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Seventy Times Seven

I was an English major in college, which effectively means that I know how to read a long boring book and write pages and pages on symbolic interpretation that may or may not be valid. What a crucial skill. But … Continue reading

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Deception, Deceit, Dishonesty — Is This Our 3-D World?

You younger women — under 35 — may find this odd, but not so many years ago, a married woman did not appear on a credit card account as a real person. As the wife of her husband, she was … Continue reading

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A Dead Mouse on the Desk

Despite living the simple life of milking goats and knitting lace and baking bread and participating in all those homey, warm, homesteading goodness activities, I do spend a significant portion of my day on the computer. Which isn’t simple at … Continue reading

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Married — 30 Years — with Children

We started out young and dumb, and next week will find us middle aged and wiser. Tuesday the Norwegian Artist and I celebrate 30 years of marriage. One man, one woman, who decided to throw our lots in together and … Continue reading

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