Not The Way I Saw it Going: On Second-Guessing Decisions

By Janel Breitenstein | August 11, 2016 | 16 Comments

I think perhaps a reader phrased it best a few weeks ago: “[My husband] and I have wrestled with our “calling” to adopt years ago. We clearly felt it, and we have second guessed it almost every day since then, wondering what were we thinking? Did God really call us to this or were we just […]

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A Real Life Love Story: Laura Rainey is Engaged!

By Barbara Rainey | July 28, 2016 | 19 Comments

Love stories are always favorites because they mirror the greatest love story ever told; the proposal and engagement, already accomplished by our groom Jesus, and future wedding we will enjoy one day in heaven as His bride. Until then we delight in hearing stories of God’s orchestrating the unions of male and female as husband […]

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When Things You Thought Were Cute Aren’t So Cute Anymore

By Barbara Rainey | July 19, 2016 | 1 Comment

Dear Barbara, What do you do when those things you thought were cute aren’t so cute anymore? He’s just irritating me! And now we both seem to be withdrawing, staking ground for ourselves rather than growing together. How do you embrace your differences instead of letting them pull you apart?   Dear Friend, I think […]

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Your Home Matters. Because Divorce Matters.

By Tracy Lane | June 27, 2016 | 10 Comments

by Tracy Lane When parents divorce, the kids will not get over it. The holidays will not get easier. Life will not be more peaceful. Divorce matters. But let’s be honest, marriage is HARD. We cannot pretend that there aren’t a multitude of complexities that creep in to complicate the marriage relationship. If you find […]

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Your Home Matters…Because Anniversaries Matter 5 Ideas for Celebrating Your Anniversary

By Barbara Rainey | June 6, 2016 | 2 Comments

Happy anniversary to those of you who had summer weddings! I hope you will mark the day of remembrance with a creative, meaningful gift and/or dinner to say, “You are still the most important person in my life!” Creative ideas to follow but first… Do you love mysteries like I do? Books with twists and […]

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