Browsing Tag

marriage

  • love

    The vibes of slow living

    It’s no secret that I’m a lover of + believer in slow living as a way of life. I crave a life that is centered and mindful. I crave quiet moments, solitary moments, and…

    6 Mar 2018
  • liz+lina podcast

    Q + A with Liz + Lina // episode #12

    it’s podcast time! and this week we’re answering the questions that you sent in! thanks to you, we’ve covered everything from favorite christmas traditions to depression to living in denmark. i have to say, it was…

    3 Dec 2016
  • be

    My wife is bad ass

    Mondays are crazy, aren’t they? And, if you’re at all like me, they leave you feeling hopeful, energized, motivated, depressed, tired, and anxious all at the same time. And that’s just a regular Monday. …

    5 Sep 2016
  • paris

    weekend in paris • 4

    oh no… our last day in paris had arrived. however, lucky for us, we had a late flight, so we had pretty much all day to explore more! except for one thing… we were…

    7 Jul 2016
  • create + inspire meditation

    currently…

    last week, i came across a blog post from one of my newest blogging buddies, miriam, from farm girl miriam called “currently”. you can read her post –> here. the idea of the post is…

    20 Oct 2015
  • gatherings

    it’s a great day for a wedding

    Today is a special day in my Swedish family… my brother-in-law is getting married! Also, our dear friend from Ireland is in town for the wedding, and has been staying with us this week. So…

    6 Jun 2015
  • life stockholm sweden

    stockholm is for lovers

    for valentine’s day, my love and i took the 30 minute train ride from uppsala to stockholm. how amazing is it that we live so close to stockholm! it blows my mind, and i…

    15 Feb 2015
  • in the wild

    a simple valentine

    dedicated to the one with whom i share my life’s adventures. my love, my partner, my wife. my everything. i love you. always. ♥  …

    14 Feb 2015
  • lbgtqai+ life

    celebrating five years of marriage!

    while most of you celebrate boxing day or annandag jul (sweden’s second day of christmas) or simply rest up from all of the holiday festivities, my love + i are celebrating our marriage today.…

    26 Dec 2014
  • culture lbgtqai+

    the many ways to celebrate love

    well guys, the weekend of weddings is over. it was wild and amazing. and each of the three weddings were completely different – unique and beautiful, all in their own ways. for two of…

    27 Oct 2014
  • lbgtqai+

    wedding bells weekend

    i’m gonna try to write words, but i know that my words will not do the experience justice. today, i had the pure joy, honor, + privilege to perform my first wedding ceremony. and…

    24 Oct 2014
  • be

    how available are you?

    when you don’t have a 9-5 job, or any job with a set schedule, then you tend to be available and flexible. which is a good thing. but, only if you set boundaries. know…

    19 Sep 2014
  • be

    balancing the everyday

    happy monday, out there. a good weekend was had by all, i hope. mine was a combination of a fun, party-like atmosphere to a cozy, quiet time at home to a busy, goal-focused afternoon. so,…

    8 Sep 2014
  • lbgtqai+ life

    making time for my love

    Whoa, life has been busy lately. So crazy… and I have been no where near living any semblance of a regular life. I mean, nothing’s been really bad. A tiny bit of stress, but just so…

    4 Sep 2014
  • life sweden

    celebrating love

    lina’s sister is getting married today! we’ve been up to our eyeballs in wedding preparations all week long, with, of course, a few breaks for drinks with friends and such. hehe. anyway, the day…

    19 Jul 2014
  • culture

    celebrate life!

    last month, my love celebrated her one year life anniversary – it was one year since she was put in the hospital for the second time to help her beat the anorexia nervosa which…

    9 May 2014
  • be

    wednesday wisdom. rule of living # 10.

    Live a good, honorable life. Then when you get older & think back, you’ll be able to enjoy it a second time. what’s the meaning of life? what’s the purpose of life? how should we live?…

    17 Apr 2014
  • culture lbgtqai+

    lina’s life anniversary ♥

    i remember exactly what happened one year ago. in fact i wrote down every single moment in my journal. it was the day that my love decided to take her life back by admitting herself…

    12 Apr 2014
  • culture lbgtqai+

    and the celebrations continue…

    Four years ago, on a beautiful, snowy Swedish day, I married my amazing Lina. It has been an incredible 4th year together… full of dreams coming true and strength beyond comprehension, and you know…

    26 Dec 2013
  • lbgtqai+

    same love.

    watch this video, and then read on…  most of y’all know that even though lina and i are legally married, our marriage is not legal or recognized in north carolina (where we now live)…

    17 Oct 2013
  • culture lbgtqai+

    pins and needles.

    waiting on pins and needles today as the supreme court is slated to determine the fate of the love and marriages of many families, including mine. yes, they say that today the highest court…

    26 Jun 2013
  • culture

    her words.

    she may just be the most amazing person i have ever met. no. not may. she is. last summer my love was in the hospital for just a few days shy of three months.…

    7 Mar 2013
  • culture

    i’m still so in love.

      “I love you without knowing how, or when, or from where. I love you simply, without problems or pride: I love you in this way because I do not know any other way…

    14 Feb 2013
  • asheville travel

    big big big news. i mean b. i. g.

    i don’t know how to begin this blog. i’ve got news. BIG NEWS. HUGE NEWS. my heart is fluttering in my chest as these words appear on my screen. my breath is shallow. my…

    10 Feb 2013
  • culture lbgtqai+ life

    three years at home.

    It’s December 26. Rain is falling outside my window. The christmas lights over the bed are lit. I’m sipping coffee & catching up on the morning happenings on GMA (Good Morning America). My love…

    26 Dec 2012
  • culture lbgtqai+

    edith & her fight.

    42 years. that’s how long edith windsor (in the pic above) & her soulmate, thea, were together. sadly, they are separated now by death. but, edith reflects and says that it was a wonderful…

    11 Dec 2012
  • be

    get out of the boat.

    summer 2007 denmark: the plane touched down. five excited, never-been-to-europe-before university students, a fellow minister, and i found our way through customs, got our passports stamped, saw a smiling & familiar (to me) face…

    2 Nov 2012
  • be north carolina

    fly away, little bird. fly away.

    may 2007 i knew change was coming. i knew that getting on a plane and heading to scandinavia would, once again, change my life. of course, i had no idea how much everything would…

    30 Oct 2012
  • lbgtqai+

    daydreaming.

    i have a confession to make. i’m having a super difficult time concentrating these days. i am spending so much time daydreaming… thinking and imagining of things to come. i can’t seem to focus…

    10 Oct 2012