I’d been feeling it for a while. We had gotten complacent. We weren’t very involved or serving in our church body yet. Our weekends were empty or filled based on whatever whims we had. We hadn’t been very intentional with one another or our kids for a little while. We were spending more evenings staring … More What Our Family’s “Life Revamp” Has Looked Like
We all know those couples. They giggle and hold hands and can’t seem to keep their eyes off each other. We use words like “love sick,” “infatuated,” or “newlyweds” to describe them, and sometimes we tend to roll our eyes and wave our hands that they’re “just in a phase.” But sometimes we also sneak … More What to Do When the Infatuation Wears Off
I am the poster child for all things “godly relationship.” I read all the books, did all the right things, had the approval of everyone in my life, and married the first guy I was ever in a relationship with. But honestly, inside I felt like I was floundering and had no idea what I … More First Comes Love – A Practical Guide to Courtship Part 2
If there’s a book on an alternative way to do dating, I’ve probably read it. But if you asked me what I got out of those books, I doubt I could give you a very great answer. Most of them seemed vague and impractical, idealistic of virginity, often legalistic, and full of don’ts. Don’t call … More First Comes Love – A Practical Guide to Courtship Part 1
We are now a week out from embarking on one of the most exciting adventures we have ever experienced! Next Monday, we will head to the airport, board a plane, and be on our way for a seven week excursion to Bolivia. I know that seems a bit random. Bolivia. The poorest country in South America, … More Why Bolivia?
Connor and I have been married for three years now. In some ways, that’s a long time. It’s been road trips and flights around the U.S., mission work in Mexico, three moves, attending lots of weddings, countless nights of working things out, a pregnancy and a baby, and learning to be husband and wife as … More Don’t Expect a Seasoned Husband…Yet