The Home as the Hub of Life on Mission

Our family is in the process of moving from one house to another, and I’m kind of feeling all the feels about it. There’s the nostalgia and twinge of sadness as we say goodbye to a house where we’ve made sweet memories and grown as a family, but there’s also the excitement about a new…

Submission is Not a Dirty Word

In American society and even among many evangelical Christians, the term submission is often considered a dirty word. This term tends to be particularly offensive to women, most of whom have some vague notion that the Bible commands them to be submissive to men because of their inferior status. Based on general perceptions of his…

The Truth About Marriage

I recently read a thought-provoking blog post about singleness and marriage over at the Sojourn Women’s blog. In this particular post, the author {who happens to be the grader for one of my counseling classes} talks about various struggles that both single and married women face as believers. She talks about the importance of open dialogue between both…

3 Years: The Highlight Reel (part 3)

{Year of the baby edition} That’s really what part 3 should be called. During 2011, we traveled less and worked more (well, Adam worked more) in preparation for the arrival of our baby boy. But we both agree it has been our best year yet. January 2011…We started the year with a National Championship game…

3 Years: The Highlight Reel (part 2)

January 2010…First big snow of the year!  March 2010…Foundation Board Spring Retreat in Destin, FL. Adam worked for the office of Institutional Advancement at the seminary for a while. We got to go on the annual Spring retreat for the foundation board members in Destin. It was a fun getaway. Wish I had gotten a…

3 Years: The Highlight Reel (part1)

Today I’m celebrating three years of marriage to my beloved! It’s really been a fun three years. Well, actually its been a fun nine years. Yes, we dated that long. I thought I’d hit some of the highlights of just the three married years. Strolling down memory lane has proven to be fun…and time consuming. I…

27

Today we are celebrating 27 years of Adam! I’m really glad that I’ve gotten to share 8.5 of those 27 years with him. He has loved me well and stood beside me faithfully the whole time (6 long years of dating +2.5 fast years of marriage). At the risk of being mushy, which I utterly…