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Splashes of Serenity · 1W ago

Thankful For the Anniversary We Didn't Expect to Celebrate!

A year ago we didn't expect to celebrate our 47th Wedding Anniversary. Doctors gave us a grim cancer diagnosis.  "Rapid progression, unresponsive to treatment, low survivability" concluded a mountain of test results.To our surprise, the peace and pre...
Splashes of Serenity · 2W ago

Nurturing a Marriage While Nurturing a Child

 How do I satisfy the needs of an infant in need of feeding and a husband in need of loving?  Good question! I can relate. After five years of marriage and two doctors telling me I would nev...
Splashes of Serenity · 2M ago

Meet Elaine Miller, Author of We All Married Idiots!

Splashes of Serenity · 3M ago

How to Lead a Successful "We All Married Idiots" Couples' Study

Happy Dance! That's what I do when people contact me asking for guidance because their small group wants to study We All Married Idiots. Why so happy? Because I know when couples come together under the teaching of God's Word on marriage, only good c...
Splashes of Serenity · 3M ago

Growing a Marriage to Full Bloom

Each Spring my heart jumps at the sight of the rhododendron surrounding our house. These g...
Splashes of Serenity · 4M ago

Why Our Marriage Works—Mutual Respect

Last night was a comedy of errors in our bedroom. The previous owners added a master bedroom suite. Sweet! And huge! Bigger isn't always better because there are 31 steps between my bed and the master bath. We old folks sometimes make several trips t...
Splashes of Serenity · 4M ago

Book Tour in Saratoga, NY, Meet my friend Elaine Marie Cooper, Author of Saratoga Letters

Do you live in the Saratoga Springs, NY area? Do you enjoy Revolutionary War history? Do you love romance? Do you like to read? If so, don't miss my friend Elaine Marie Cooper. She is coming to the Saratoga Springs area the end of May and first week ...
Splashes of Serenity · 5M ago

Resurrecting a Dead Marriage

God can take a dead Jesus and make Him alive again. God took our dead marriage and made us alive again, and He can do it for your marriage too! Pastor Dave Bretch interviews us on his "I Want a New Marriage" sermon series. You can watch at http://vim...
Splashes of Serenity · 5M ago

Laughing at Cancer. A Glimpse into my Journal

My journal entry written the day I learned I had cancer made me laugh out loud. I hope you are encouraged reading my unedited thoughts. Go ahead. Have a laugh on me. "Leukemia.So pretty. So feminine.It almost sounds like a young maiden's name.I think...
Splashes of Serenity · 6M ago

My Cancer Miracle! Thank You for Praying!

"Did she just say I was terminal?" I asked my husband as the oncologist left us alone to digest the test results."We're all terminal." The only words my hand-holding husband could say as he comforted me and grasped his own sudden grief.We didn't tell...