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Posted on August 26, 2010

Tweet …was when as a teenager full of angst, I talked back to my Dad, yelled and riled at him. For this and many other things, I was forgiven. …was when I grew up and accepted the fact that just like me, my parents aren’t perfect people, and will never be. That doesn’t mean they […]

Posted on August 25, 2010

Tweet Today’s topic is centered on the different ways that we look at our spouses. The book illustrates them as two rooms in our hearts – the Appreciation Room and the Depreciation Room. On the walls of the first room are written all the good qualities our spouses have – and we wrote many of […]

Posted on August 24, 2010

Tweet Let me start this post by saying: I am a slacker. I have been unmotivated to continue with this challenge for a long time. I have fallen off the wagon – and been somewhat remiss when it came to minding how I related to My Man for the whole time I did not open […]

Posted on August 19, 2010

Tweet Dear Mommy and Daddy, I heard you. Even when I was still inside Mommy’s tummy, your voices always surrounded me. It didn’t bother me one bit, I enjoyed hearing your voices! Mommy, you sang songs to me and I always thought you had the nicest voice. I kicked every time to let you know […]

Posted on August 19, 2010

Tweet Aside from my Little Miss’ 10th month photos, it’s been a while since I posted anything and there are two things that can explain this. First, horror of horrors – my Little Miss had gotten impetigo. There is no cutesy way of saying it – she contracted it from an insect bite (read: not […]

Posted on August 5, 2010

Tweet “Friendship is unnecessary, like philosophy, like art… It has no survival value; rather it is one of those things that give value to survival. ” — C.S. Lewis I love this quote by C.S. Lewis. Friendship is the spice that adds flavor to life. It makes living more bearable during the days when all […]

Posted on August 4, 2010

Tweet The book defines rudeness as “unnecessarily saying or doing things that are unpleasant for another person to be around.” Examples of this were given in a marriage setting – foul mouth, poor table manners, or a habit of making sarcastic quips. “No one likes to be around a rude person.” It makes it difficult […]

Posted on August 4, 2010

Tweet Weekends are always VERY busy, when our itty bitty, laid-back family merges with that of my humongous, boisterous extended one, which explains my lack of posts regarding the Love Dare for two days. On Monday, I was just knackered from all the action of the weekend so I had no energy (read: brain activity […]

Posted on July 30, 2010

Tweet If you think about it, it’s pretty easy to conclude that selfishness and love don’t really go hand in hand. But more often than not as humans who are selfish by nature, putting the welfare of others before ours is easier said than done. As the eldest of six children, my parents always taught […]

Posted on July 29, 2010

Tweet Today’s dare is centered on kindness. The book goes on to explain that if patience is preventive, in that it avoids strife, kindness is proactive, seeking to create situations that will benefit your spouse. Since kindness in itself is too broad, the book breaks it down to four basic ingredients: Gentleness – basically speaking […]

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