Gratitude Is My Rocket Fuel

Hey Loveumentarians! So excited to be visiting today. Nate is one of my favorite people on earth. The Hubs and I are both enthusiastic supporters of The Loveumentary and Unbox Love. So, when Nate asked me to write about gratitude my very first thought was, “Of course! Gratitude is my rocket fuel.” Gratitude for me…

The Peace and Perspective of Gratitude

If you’ve ever spent time in a developing country you quickly develop gratitude for the amazing quality of life enjoyed by those living in the U.S. and elsewhere. And it’s the little things you notice. If you have had access to ice cubes today consider yourself blessed. After spending a hot summer drinking nothing but…

America’s #1 Threat: Marriage Quality

Earlier last week, a 10th Circut Court Judge ruled Utah’s amendment prohibiting same-sex marriage as unconstitutional. Not surprisingly many Utahans were up in arms over this announcement, while others celebrated in the streets. Utah is now the 18th state to recognize gay marriage, arguably making 2013 the year of marriage equality. As a 29-year-old straight…

Episode #29 – Reed & Allene Whitesides

Do you want your marriage to be rewarding, and happy for over 70 years? Reed and Allene have done exactly that. I believe their relationship has lasted so long, and been so amazing because they have stuck to some incredibly effective and simple (though not always easy) values throughout the entirety of their relationship. Here…