10 Books for Women Who Want to Grow in Their Faith

10 Books for Women Who Want to Grow in Their Faith

You’ve been there. Glaring at the Christian section at Barnes and Noble, overwhelmed by the choices in front of you. All you’re looking for are good books for women who want to grow in their faith. This is a good list of basic books for women who want to...
What 10 Christians Want You to Know About Chronic Illness

What 10 Christians Want You to Know About Chronic Illness

  I‘ve spent time over the last month collecting some of the best voices on chronic illness and pain from the lens of  Christians enduring long-term health issues. The words these wonderful people have to offer are filled with such astounding wisdom. Take a...
8 Hope-Filled Life Hacks From Fixer Upper’s Joanna & Chip Gaines

8 Hope-Filled Life Hacks From Fixer Upper’s Joanna & Chip Gaines

  Both Michael and I have fallen in love with the HGTV show, Fixer Upper. Yup, I outed my husband. He’s a dude who watches HGTV. At first, Michael watched the show to placate me, then we both realized after just several episodes that the magic of the show...
Handling Disappointment in a Way that Won’t Damage Us Further

Handling Disappointment in a Way that Won’t Damage Us Further

I used to think I did fine at handling disappointment. You just kind of roll with the punches and realize life isn’t fair, and “move on.” But what if you’re stuck in the dead of winter with no signs of spring to blossom forth from the snow? The...
Communicating with Your Spouse When You Don’t Know Where to Start

Communicating with Your Spouse When You Don’t Know Where to Start

I’m a stuffer.   Not a hoarder stuffer, but a conflict and communication in general stuffer. There’s usually one person in a relationship who stifles communication, not able to openly talk with their spouse because they don’t even know where to start. My husband...
Why Pain Pills Are Sometimes Necessary: Especially If You Hate Them

Why Pain Pills Are Sometimes Necessary: Especially If You Hate Them

Let me first start by saying I never thought I would be writing a defense for pain pills. Sure, I first began treatment with pain pills at the young age of thirteen after getting my first (and most painful) kidney stone, but I hated them for years thereafter.   A...