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So, You’ve Had A Dream About A Future Spouse . . .

So, You’ve Had A Dream About A Future Spouse . . .

I’ve heard from some of you that you’ve had a similar experience to mine—you’ve had a dream about a future spouse. And some of you want to know if it’s actually possible for God to reveal a husband in a dream. I’m not a pastor, […]

How My Husband And I Became Friends

How My Husband And I Became Friends

A week into my renewed friendship with Nathan and I was in deep trouble. After a year of silence between us, we’d gone to a Georgia Bulldogs’ football game together where we laughed and talked and were extraordinarily comfortable with one another. All the cells […]

A Year Of Silence Between Us

A Year Of Silence Between Us

So, what do you do when the guy your dream revealed would one day be your husband, and who you were actually seeing—on the verge of dating, even—tells you that he doesn’t like you like that? After Nathan and I stopped seeing each other at […]

Meeting My Husband For The Second Time

Meeting My Husband For The Second Time

By now, I’ve written about how I met Nathan, how I had a dream about my future husband, and what happened in the years between the dream and reuniting with him. Now, let’s talk about meeting my husband . . . the second time. When I […]

Between the Dream and the Dating

Between the Dream and the Dating

Why would anyone doubt God after they’d asked for and received a vision of their future in a dream? Why would anyone return to a pit after they’d seen a vision of the mountaintop? There is no lack of reasons for why I didn’t trust […]

A Note From Pop

Pop was a romantic. He wrote often in his diaries and in notes of his many adventures, love of travel and love for my grandmother. I was fortunate to grow up living next door to them, and I was able to witness a loving, respectful […]

My Teenage Crush

My Teenage Crush

This past weekend, Nathan and I celebrated our first anniversary in the mountains of Hayesville, N.C. It was so restful, fun and peaceful. We are reluctantly returning to our usual routine. Thinking back to last year, when Nathan and I first became engaged, many of […]