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Fighting for Faith – The Truth About Suffering and Faith

I have a confession to make. Sometimes I don’t feel like praying. Some days I don’t feel like reading my Bible. Some days I don’t even want to get out of bed. Suffering tries to steal my faith daily, so I have to fight for it. Suffering is something a lot of people encounter, but Read More

To the Husband Whose Wife Has Depression

It’s hard isn’t it? To watch her struggle with something you have no control over. Watching your wife suffer from depression is no easy task. You want to take away her pain. You want to tell her it’s all going to be okay. You want to fix it, but you can’t. You are used to Read More

To The Mom Who Showed Kindness…

I saw you staring at us in that crowded restaurant. I know you heard us trying to calm our son down as he yelled and panicked. You could’ve judged us. You could’ve given us dirty looks. You could’ve asked us to quiet down, but you didn’t. You just smiled, and you have no idea what Read More

A Love Like This – Choosing Gratitude Over Sorrow

I’m not proud to admit this, but it probably won’t surprise you. Sometimes I feel sorry for myself. Some days I wake up determined to choose joy, only to find myself in a bitter mood hours later. Sometimes I sit and focus on sorrow instead of gratitude. The other night after the kids went to Read More

Live It Well – Lessons I Learned From My Brother’s Death

Every day I miss my brother. I miss his goofy laugh, his sarcastic wit and his ability to make an entire room burst out in laughter. He could impersonate actors and quote thousands of movies with style and the best comedic timing. He was hilarious and one of the smartest people I knew. At his Read More

Motherhood is Hard – Stop Pretending It’s Not

I had no idea how hard motherhood would be. When I first became a mom, I was completely shocked by motherhood. I pictured a tidy, perfectly structured life. I pictured family portraits, white picket fences and Sunday morning pancakes. I knew I’d love being a mom, but I had no clue how hard it would Read More

To the Mom Who Wants to Homeschool – 5 Things to Consider

To the mom who wants to homeschool, here are 5 things to consider. Whether you’re afraid of your ability to teach your child everything they need to know or you’re afraid of what people may say about your choice, I encourage you to keep reading. Homeschooling is a beautiful option, and so much of this Read More