5 Reasons to Cherish Children

“Should we even have kids?” It was an unspoken question reverberating around the room amongst the newlyweds in our marriage group during a recent gathering. It seemed as though they were pondering this as those of us with young kids were discussing the challenges of prioritizing our marriage when you’re “in the thick of it”…
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Loving Father

Each morning in my home looks exactly the same, and I love that. The gentle hum and drip drip of the coffee pot while my husband Seth and I sit on the off-white couch in front of our gas fireplace with our bibles in our lap. We wrap up our reading time praying together and…
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My Quiver of Arrows

Have you ever shot an arrow from a bow? Maybe at summer camp you once had the opportunity to shoot at a target with one? My husband is an archery hunter and spends one month each year trying to kill an elk with one of these weapons. He enjoys the sport, but also does this…
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nature, grass, sunset

He Sings Over You

My throat hurt and I was tired. It was mid afternoon as I carried my sleeping three- year-old daughter from her carseat into the house. Her eyes opened slightly and I told her she could go back to sleep on the couch. I was hoping she would so I could catch a short nap. We…
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About Me

I am a child of God, a wife to Seth, and a mother to James, Luke, and Eva. The Apostle Paul writes in his letter to the Corinthians, “Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, he is a new creation; old things have passed away; behold, all things have become new” (2 Corinthians 5:17). I became a “new creation” at the age of 23 when I surrendered my life to Jesus and was delivered from a decade of depression. Read more...