Marriage

Guest Post: Fear of Missing Out: Two Lessons I’ve Learned From Motherhood

Fear of Missing Out: Two Lessons I’ve Learned From Motherhood Today I am honored to have Laura Ketchie, LPC on the blog. Laura is a counselor, and along with her husband have formed Relationship Helpers. “Relationship Helpers was born out of the desire of two therapists, Vincent and Laura Ketchie, to help more people than… Continue reading Guest Post: Fear of Missing Out: Two Lessons I’ve Learned From Motherhood

Marriage

Guest Post: The Spiritual War on Marriage

The Spiritual War on Marriage   I want to issue a warning to you today and that is this: ”At this very moment, there is a spiritual war being waged against your marriage!” Not merely your friend’s marriage or your neighbor’s marriage or your favorite celebrity’s marriage. No!Yours. And today is to serve as a… Continue reading Guest Post: The Spiritual War on Marriage

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Death of a child: Letter to My Son

It has been four years since I have last held you my precious son….. David Even though it was four years ago I can clearly remember the last few minutes of your life. Your breathing had become labored making it more difficult for you to breathe. The tone of your skin was turning blue due… Continue reading Death of a child: Letter to My Son

Biblical womanhood · Encouragement

How to Become a Better Listener

  11 Tips to Help You Become a Better Listener Have you ever sat completely enamored while somebody told a story and were amazed at their ability to weave the details together? It was probably easy to listen at that point because you’re being entertained. But what about listening in those moments that are not… Continue reading How to Become a Better Listener

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Grief, child loss, and life

Child.  Death.  Funeral.  Grief.  Survival.  New normal. Unfortunately, it is not as rare as you would think. These words stop me cold EVERY SINGLE TIME I see them. Since losing David, my eyes are open to the plight of the bereaved everywhere, especially in my own community.  A week ago my own small community faced the… Continue reading Grief, child loss, and life

Marriage

Learning to Be Still When You’re Always in a Hurry

Life is busy. Life can become chaotic. Too much busyness can cause stress. Stress is not healthy for your mental, emotional, physical, or your spiritual health. How do you unwind? Run? Eat? Pray? Read? Talk to somebody? Sleep? Even in trying to unwind you are still doing something. How often do you sit still? No… Continue reading Learning to Be Still When You’re Always in a Hurry