Determine my steps: Pause, look, consider, and rest in the Lord

His wavy, blonde hair was damp and tousled, and his cheeks were flushed. I couldn’t help but smile at both signs of a quality afternoon nap as he…


10 Bible verses about anxiety

Lately my anxiety has been at an all-time high. I have always dealt with anxiety my entire life, even as a child. I absolutely believe some people…


Mothering with chronic pain: His grace is sufficient for me

Since being diagnosed with Lyme disease about four years ago, my body has been in a daily wrestling match with chronic pain.  Some days are easier…


Learning and teaching patience

Most nights when it’s not too cold or rainy, our family of three walks down to the shore nearby our home.  Sitting on the rocks or wading in the…


Investing in your marriage is worth the sacrifice

Investing in your marriage is worth the sacrifice

There were 101 reasons why a March getaway with my husband to focus on our marriage didn’t make sense—the kids’ spring activities in full swing, a…


Plan Your Marriage Mini-moon

Every parent deserves some time away. Every child needs to know their parents are people too. It’s a win-win, so pack your bags. Or, if you have a…