Marching Orders for an Empty Nest Mama

Today’s article is an adapted excerpt from Empty Nest, Full Life: Discovering God’s Best for Your Next. Grab your copy here! As we launch into a new season of life, it’s always a good time for us to consider how well we’re doing in stewarding what...

14 Life Lessons Learned From a Difficult Hike

Last fall, Mark and I hiked a trail in the Rockies that was listed as easy. However, we later found out it was mismarked and it was really a moderate 6.5-mile trail! The scenery was beautiful. We saw waterfalls, wildlife, and an alpine lake at the top of the mountain....

The Marriage Manifesto | #MarriageMonday

Marriage is our passion. When Mark and I went through our marriage crisis now almost 10 years ago, we weren’t sure what the outcome would be. Trust had been broken. Tensions were high. (You can find the full story here.) But as we’ve experienced healing and now...

10 Ways to Use Scripture to Pray for Your Child

I remember sitting in the church nursery nursing my firstborn. Another mom and I were visiting as we rocked and nursed our little ones. “Are you praying for her future spouse?” the other mom asked me. I was surprised by her question. I had never thought to...