Great marriages don’t just happen, they take work, talking face-to-face, prayer, repentance, forgiveness, intimacy, and even some wise planning. When two sinners join together – for life – hard work will be required to love one another deeply and have a joyful and productive marriage.
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Russ and I are particularly blessed by the examples of marriage our parents have given us. Today Russ’ parents are celebrating their 58th wedding anniversary. God has led them on many adventures in many countries such as Indonesia, Colombia, New Guinea, Saudi Arabia, and more, but most importantly, He has led them on a journey […]
Adoption and foster care may lead us to places we never imagined. It’s no ordinary life, my friends. Would you agree? Our children existed before we knew them. They grew in the warmth of another woman’s womb and were delivered into her arms. We may know details of that day or we may only imagine […]
Merry Christmas and Happy New Year from my family to yours! I sent this out a few days ago to my 3 Thankful Thoughts friends, and I want to share it with you too. [I invite you to join my inner circle of friends who get a few encouraging words each week! My weekly email […]
It’s nearly December and Advent begins this Sunday. Many of us come to this season feeling hopeless. Maybe you’re struggling with your children. You may feel you’re living a life you didn’t sign up for and you’re grieving the life you imagined you’d have. Marriages struggle. Sickness presses us down. Sometimes darkness closes in. In […]
If you’re facing challenging situations with your kids, you may feel overwhelmed and not sure what to do next. You may even wonder if you’re a good mom. Maybe you’re exhausted, overwhelmed, and don’t know where to find hope. Perhaps your marriage has been hit hard by the unique challenges of parenting kids with early […]