Do You Secretly—or Not so Secretly—Hate Valentine’s Day?

By Barbara Rainey | January 17, 2020 | 0 Comments

Christmas is barely three weeks past and soon Valentine’s Day will be upon us. How does that make you feel? Rushed? Tired? Resistant to the not-so-subtle pressure to buy and decorate … again? As with most of our annual worldwide holidays, this one sprang from a true Christian story. You can easily Google the man […]

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5 Ways to Show Love for Valentine’s Day

By Barbara Rainey | February 7, 2019 | 8 Comments

It’s almost Valentine’s Day. It’s fun to look forward to a day focused on love and hope your spouse surprises you with a plan to celebrate….but let’s be honest. A lot of times we expect too much and give too little. There’s nothing wrong with celebrating with your sweetie. But love is to be given […]

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5 Ways to Show Love for Valentine’s Day

By Barbara Rainey | February 12, 2018 | 5 Comments

It’s almost Valentine’s Day. It’s fun to look forward to a day focused on love and hope your spouse surprises you with a plan to celebrate….but let’s be honest. A lot of times we expect too much and give too little. There’s nothing wrong with celebrating with your sweetie. But love is to be given […]

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We Still Do!

By Barbara Rainey | February 9, 2018 | 4 Comments

We who live in America often repeat the pledge of allegiance to the flag as a way of saying we are all united. Likewise in marriage, it is always helpful to remember and even restate the promises we made on our wedding day. Just as remembering the promises of God helps us regain our focus, […]

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Sweetest Kid Valentine Cards…EVER

By Barbara Rainey | January 19, 2018 | 13 Comments

Crafting Valentine cards for our children’s classmates is an annual tradition we all enjoyed, both mom and kids. I loved seeing my children decide which card to give to whom and find delight in brightening their friend’s day. But for family and special friends, I wanted them to give meaningful valentines. Every Valentine’s season for […]

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