A Woman’s Fight For Forgiveness: Being A Godly Wife

Tide Turned This is one of those blog posts that turned into a tough love segment somewhere along the way. Mostly tough love for me. I learned a lot while writing this post. Forgiveness was my ultimate lesson. It’s incredible to look back on years as specific benchmarks in our lives. I was born in […]

6 Lies We Tell Ourselves When Divorce Seems Imminent

The first business day after the New Year is commonly called D-Day (Divorce Day). It’s the busiest day of the year for people to call their attorneys and start divorce proceedings. The holidays are hard on a lot of people and families. Believe me, you’re not alone. It was Christmas when I thought my marriage […]

The Protected Marriage

In my marriage, I want Scott to always be one-hundred percent sure that the only relationship I’m investing in with someone of the opposite sex is him.

Lysa TerKeurst: The Female Response To Divorce

Shocked How many of you were as shocked as I was by Lysa TerKeurst’s blog post last week? I can raise my hand high in response. I was more than shocked. But not because Lysa announced she was divorcing her husband of almost twenty-five years because of repeated infidelity and substance abuse. But because her […]

The Fight For Forgiveness

This is one of those blog posts that turned into a tough love segment somewhere along the way. Mostly tough love for me. I learned a lot while writing this post. ********************* It’s incredible to look back on years as specific benchmarks in our lives. I was born in 1980. I accepted Christ in 1989. […]

7 Truths of a Real Blended Family

It’s summer! And we have a houseful. To be honest, summer is probably our favorite time of year. We love having all the kids under one roof for an extended period of time. And it’s always kind of a bummer when school starts back up, and along with it, the routine of early mornings, after […]

Lysa TerKeurst: The Female Response To Divorce

Shocked How many of you were as shocked as I was by Lysa TerKeurst’s blog post last week? I can raise my hand high in response. I was more than shocked. But not because Lysa announced she was divorcing her husband of almost twenty-five years because of repeated infidelity and substance abuse. But because her […]