Seasons of Love: Philia

Love. It’s perhaps one of the most misused words in the English dictionary.  I love coffee and dark (German!) chocolate. I love the sunshine on lazy summer days and my heated blanket on cold winter ones. I love my church. I love my friends, my family, my children, and my husband. Love. Love. Love. I … Continue reading Seasons of Love: Philia

Harvest of Prayer: A Prayer of Hope

How do we pray for the people we love when they are walking through the unthinkable? This is a question I’ve found myself asking a lot this year.My son was three years old when he first told us his stomach hurt. It’s been six years and we are just now starting to get to the … Continue reading Harvest of Prayer: A Prayer of Hope

Beautiful Gifts of Christian Women: Why Mentorship is Crucial

My husband and I are currently faced with a difficult decision. We're in a unique situation and it's reminding me that the call of obedience to God is often challenging. I get so wrapped up in my own emotions that I struggle in the decision making process. Dave is the opposite. Making logical and educated … Continue reading Beautiful Gifts of Christian Women: Why Mentorship is Crucial

Why you should rethink your expectations

When is the last time you lost your cool? For me, it was probably today. I've learned that most often, I lose my cool because I had unrealistic expectations. Keep reading to see what to do about it.

How a friend knows you better than family.

For many of us, this week is dedicated to celebrating love. Kids are handing out those popular Valentine cards filled with goodies, flowers and chocolate can be found on every store shelf, and Cupid is making his rounds.  I’m sure you are all expecting me to talk about my marriage. After all, we are finishing … Continue reading How a friend knows you better than family.