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Her Life Matters: What my unborn daughter taught me about the dignity of human life

She was stillborn, her lifeless, broken body was almost more than I could bear. On a surface level, many wouldn’t see any value in her life, they would find no dignity there. Just a little, broken baby who didn’t get a breath in this wo... Read More »

Red-Letter Words for Red-Letter Days

We all have special days – birthdays, wedding days, and special occasions. For centuries, certain dates have been printed in red on the calendar to indicate they were distinct and worth celebrating. That’s why we call special events... Read More »

Are You Not More Valuable Than They?

It was a complete surprise – a wonderfully sweet surprise.  We were expecting our second baby! In a time riddled with trials, it seemed God had finally given us something to rejoice over.  While at the doctor visits, we glimpsed the... Read More »

Learning Value and Finding Dignity through Loss

Nothing makes a person consider the true value and dignity of life than being slapped in the face with the reality of loss. On my phone, there is a photograph…one that I catch a glimpse of everyday – sometimes intentionally, sometim... Read More »

Lord, Until When? A Plea From Psalm 13

How many times do I find myself in circumstances that make life seem so frustrating? Oftentimes when the word “circumstances” comes to mind, I associate it with situations that are negative.  There are times when a state of affairs lea... Read More »

What I Learned During My First Years of Marriage

Before I got married, people told me that the first few years of marriage would be difficult. Sound familiar? You probably have heard this too. But, the first few years of my marriage  were nothing short of a special blessing in my life. T... Read More »

Come As You Are

The story of “The Fall of Man” in Genesis 3 was never an interesting story to me… until I realized that it was my story, too. I know the story. God creates the world, and it’s good. God creates man, and it’s very good. And then ma... Read More »

What A Type-A, Driven, Military Woman Thinks About Biblical Womanhood

I have always been the bearer of Type-A personality. As a military member, such a personality pays dividends. “Type-A’ers” recognize problems and thrust themselves into developing solutions. Due to possessing the gift of l... Read More »

What Pornography and That Third Piece of Cake Have In Common

Before you even begin reading this post, promise me you will read to the very end. Promise? Okay. Good. Please proceed. The recent onslaught of natural disasters is an obvious sign that we are nearer to the end times than ever before, but t... Read More »

“Dear Discouraged Ministry Wife…” A Letter From a Woman Who’s Been There

October is Pastor Appreciation Month.  While not all church families have caught on to this opportunity, many have snagged it and ran with their hospitality gifts to bless their pastor and his family!  For many ministers, wives, and the... Read More »