Personally Striving, Prayer

Words: Speak Life

I’m very excited to start this month long prayer session tomorrow!  I’m not just excited because I know my husband and family will be blessed, I’m excited because I know many other husbands and families will be blessed as wives across the country stand in agreement to pray purposefully.  Wow!  God is going to get… Read More Words: Speak Life

Marriage, Pregnancy +, Preparation for Marriage

Pregnant Yet?

As I read a fellow bloggers post (, it got me thinking.  In her post titled, “Get Pregnant Again, Please”, +Barbara Dixon discusses the constant prodding by well-meaning family and friends into her family expansion plans.  I chuckled as she notes how everyone is very concerned about her current child’s development if he lacks a sibling, but… Read More Pregnant Yet?


Meager Beginnings

“Do not despise these small beginnings, for the Lord rejoices to see the work begin […]” Zechariah 4:10a It’s easy to wish away the struggle.  It’s easy to wish that you were further in your career, making more money, allotted more days off.  It’s easy to wish you were further along in your marriage, rocking… Read More Meager Beginnings


Three’s Company

Today is one of those days I don’t want to be alone, but I feel lonely.  It’s weird because I don’t really know why I feel this way, I just do.  :-/ That feeling brought my fingers to the keyboard.  I figure, since I’m being honest, I might as well keep being honest. (lol)  There… Read More Three’s Company

Preparation for Marriage

A Beautiful Illusion

The last few posts I’ve written have dealt with some of the challenges many couples face in marriage.  It struck me however, as I perused one of my sorority sister’s blogs ( that many people get into trouble in marriage because their dating experience is not properly grounded.  In fact, this is the reason that… Read More A Beautiful Illusion