When You Just Need to Sleep

Sleep can be tough after trauma, especially in marriage. These practical tools will help combat worry and anxiety because we all need to sleep.

This post may contain affiliate links. Learn more in the Disclosure Policy.    We all progress through struggles at our own rate – you know this, right? We can’t compare our progress (or even our perceived progress) with someone else’s because even if the situation is exactly the same, we were all created differently, uniquely. […]

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Moving Beyond Fear in the New Year

What do you want for the new year? I'm moving beyond fear - and you can, too.

It’s the end of another year and there’s so much that could be said as we look back over the year, and then ahead to a new year. To be honest, for the past few years, I’ve just been thankful to close the calendar at the end of each year. I haven’t done much looking […]

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We Just Need to Survive

A unique lesson on spiritual warfare that we can apply to our lives and our marriages. We don't need to win; we just need to survive.

This week my family went to Valley Forge for the evening commemoration of when Washington’s troops marched in to Valley Forge on December 19, 1777. Our guide for the walk out to the encampment area explained the historical aspect of the war in terms that really made sense to me, especially as many of try […]

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Grace Goals {to take those first steps forward}

Grace Goals for when you're ready to slowly begin moving ahead, regardless of what is going on in your marriage.

This post uses affiliate links – view the policy here.    As we near the end of this year, I wanted to share something that I hope will be a blessing to you. I know many of you feel stuck in your current situations – I have seen your emails, read your comments on blog […]

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Where Are You, Women of Faith?

Calling on women of faith to take a stand for their marriage, to decide that they will be intentional in praying for their marriage.

Friends, it’s been a tough couple of weeks in Christian circles. A major speaker/author came out in support of gay and lesbian marriages and that sent shock waves through both sides of that debate. A (female) blogger announced her divorce not long ago, and is now dating a woman. A Christian blogger with quite a […]

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Gifts of Hope

Gifts of hope for someone you know who could use some hope today.

Chances are we all know someone in need of a little hope – or perhaps you’re the one in need of hope. I truly understand how that feels. I wanted to put together a post with what I think are gifts of hope – gifts that will comfort, provide encouragement, and help us to remember […]

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Standing by My Husband through an Addiction

Standing by my husband - One woman's brave redemption story of staying with her husband through an addiction.

This week, I’m honored to share a post form Angela. She reached out to me after reading one of my posts and said she had something similar. I’m so excited to introduce you to her, and I pray that her story is a blessing to you. At the end of the post, she has a […]

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3 Ways to Overcome in a Troubled Marriage

I'm sharing 3 ways to overcome in a troubled marriage, because it really is possible!

When my life first turned upside down, my prayer was that God would somehow take my story – a troubled marriage – and use it to minister to others. I’m amazed at the many ways God is honoring that prayer. Alisa approached me about sharing a post in her Overcome series, and I said yes […]

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4 Promises for a Broken Heart

If you are struggling with a broken heart, here is encouragement from God's Word.

I just told a friend that I wasn’t sure what God was doing – blogging here isn’t reaching people like it used to. I haven’t posted as much, but that was because of my crazy work schedule. I told this friend that maybe my niche was actually too small. After all, statistically, half of marriages […]

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I Want to be Left Alone

Even in marriage, there are times when my pride takes over and I want to be left alone.

Have you ever shared something with a friend, only to have it come back to convict you? I shared the following post with Jen, then realized that I’ve been convicted by my own words. I hope that what I’m sharing here is more encouraging than convicting for you. *     *     * […]

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