Mother’s Day always brings myriad emotions and memories. The “what ifs” and “if onlys” seem to sneak their way in.
The years of infertility and miscarriage are part of our story. The heartache molded us, changed us, and deepened life- even today.
Adoption, Pregnancy and Birth are now also part of our story… chapters we imagined
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Sometimes picking up a book means having to revisit your own story… a past you’ve packaged up; hurts and joys reappear with their lessons; and the tears fall again. This was my experience in reading Natasha’s book, Pain Redeemed. Her beautifully-crafted words transparently reveal her journey with an incredible message.
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May is a month of new beginnings.
Fresh blooms, baby animals and new life abound throughout nature. In many places the spring sunshine is beginning to replace drizzly spring showers.
Celebrations fill our homes from May Day to Memorial Day.
In my family, it is a month saturated with many birthday festivities as well as anniversaries,
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For the month of February, I’ve been talking about some natural approaches to some close-to-the-heart topics. As we live simply, we keep our hands and hearts open to intentionally look at different seasons of life with a natural and uncluttered view; pursuing holistic wellness.
We’ll be phasing into new topics for the month of
Continue reading Healing After Miscarriage Series & Other Intimate Topics
A couple weeks ago, we had a glimpse into a young woman’s story, who allowed discontent to lead her astray from her marriage. (And a forgiving husband and gracious God that brought restoration!) This week, we’re “turning the tables.” If you’re sitting there, wondering how to respond to a husband’s confession of unfaithfulness, this
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If you are busy celebrating Father’s Day this weekend, I rejoice with you. However, if this year is finding you discouraged and frustrated, in the aftermath of miscarriage or the midst of infertility, this post is for you. As wives in this journey with our husbands, it can be challenging to grasp how this is affecting
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Marriage is hard work.
It is an incredible blessing from God, as we seek to glorify Him, and reflect His relationship with His bride, the Church.
But there are seasons of challenges, of refining through difficulties.
Temptations can creep in, and if we are not on our guard, we can allow sin to begin eating away at
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Change is happening. I will believe it is good.
If you’ve been following me on Facebook, you likely read the announcement about my Beloved’s job loss this week. It wasn’t too much of a surprise; we’d begun to suspect the possibility around the time the mill closed for a week off due to production issues. Beside
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When your husband does not yet know the love of Christ, as his wife, you are called to minister to him in a unique way. God has called all believers to evangelism, always ready to give an answer for what you believe, and this will include your interactions with your husband.
“But in your hearts set apart
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A table for one?
As you sit, sipping your cup of tea, staring at the empty seat across from you, what are your thoughts?
Is there a deep longing in your heart to be noticed, to be confided in, committed to, and even rescued on occasion?
God put a unique longing in your heart, dear one. It
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