Category: Marriage

Posted on: March 22, 2014 Posted by: Deborah Swanson Comments: 0

27 Years and Still Fighting

Our engagement picture – April 1987 Twenty seven years ago I married my love, best friend, and business partner. We have weathered many storms, have come through dripping wet and tired, but very much alive and more deeply committed to one another than the day we began. Many years ago …

Posted on: February 27, 2013 Posted by: Deborah Swanson Comments: 0

A 50 Year Legacy

My husband recently had the opportunity to photograph a family reunion which was in celebration of the parent’s 50th wedding anniversary. Instead of going away by themselves they chose to bring their family all together on the Central Coast and share those 50 years with their children and grandchildren. Together …

Posted on: October 6, 2012 Posted by: Deborah Swanson Comments: 1

The Desert is Better Than a Vexing Woman

I am literally out in the middle of nowhere, between Mojave and Mammoth. This is the high dessert near the Eastern Sierra Nevada mountain range. It is dry, hot, desolate, and mostly dirt. Nothing grows here except scrub brush and even that looks dead. The dirt is sand and doesn’t …

Posted on: February 21, 2012 Posted by: Deborah Swanson Comments: 0

The Treasure Lies in the Chair

What IS it that women really want? This is an age-old question that poses the possibility that it is perhaps possible to know what would make a woman—any woman—happy. Perhaps it is only possible to know the answer if you’re a woman and if, as a woman, you actually know …

Posted on: February 20, 2012 Posted by: Deborah Swanson Comments: 0

High Maintenance Girls

All she wanted was cards and flowers and he thought she was too high maintenance. We all have a love language and it is important to figure out what makes your mate feel loved. For her, receiving gifts speaks volumes of love. Now these gifts don’t have to be diamond …

Posted on: February 14, 2012 Posted by: Deborah Swanson Comments: 0

Freedom within Order

I am currently trying to read through the Bible in a year. This morning, as reading through Exodus, I was impressed with the way God took His people out of slavery from the Egyptians and gave them freedom in Him. Yet he gave them laws, rules, and instructions on just …