Apology Accepted

I’m pretty sure my husband Caleb drank some kind of juice at birth that gave him a knack for hard conversations. His full name is Joshua Caleb for goodness sake… A double portion of boldness, a name in reference to the two spies ready to take on the Promised Land while the other ten spies…Read more »

The Love Triangle

My heart is heavy. So, so heavy. Lately, I have been surrounded by numerous marriages that are breaking or have finally broken. I have been surrounded by marriages filled with unmet expectations, anger, heartbreak, uncertainty, despair. I may have even just described you, but let me encourage you. Their marriage is not your marriage. There…Read more »

Tied Together

In college, my friend introduced me to “Who are We Fooling” by Brooke Fraser. She said it reminded her of my relationship with Caleb. The lyrics of Brooke Fraser’s song seemed to mirror our relationship perfectly: We tried and tried to loosen the knots Thinking once we’re untangled we’ll be better off But it’s these…Read more »

SheSpeaks

Back in the summer of 2014, I felt God urging me to step out of my comfort zone and begin writing. Each step of this process has been a step of faith: starting a blog, praying for the words to write, and ultimately leaving a full-time job to work part-time and write. Recently I began…Read more »

The Story of Marriage

Are you kidding me?! Are you kidding me… My thoughts swirled as much as the insides of my stomach as I found out more of my friends had gotten engaged. Great. Just great. Don’t get me wrong, I was ecstatic they had gotten engaged. They’re amazing women and both had found godly men to stay…Read more »

Cancer and Crowns

My husband called in a panic, and I could hear the anxiety in his voice. Earlier that morning, my husband and father-in-law went to pick up a kitchen table and chairs to bring back to our house. Caleb’s panicked phone call coincided with the furniture run. Naturally, my imagination ran wild as I envisioned the…Read more »

Marital Bliss

In a society where divorce runs rampant like weeds and affairs seem to be part of every TV show, it becomes clearer that the only solution to a healthy, life-long marriage is the result of intimacy with God first. Over the next few weeks, I will be discussing some foundational keys to help young wives…Read more »