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A Beautiful Home…

It started when I was a little girl. I remember playing Barbies with my sisters and when I placed a table right in front of a bed, they laughed at my decoration choices. I knew then and there that I was not any good at creating a beautiful space. At least I believed that for a good part of my […]

(in)Couraged Flock~ A Group for Ministry Wives

It started 38 years ago. On a cold, January night in Pottsville, PA, a little girl was born- completing a family. She was raised to love Jesus. Her Daddy would preach every Sunday. Her Mama faithfully demonstrated how to honor God as a pastor’s wife. She was blessed and truly thankful for her childhood. But she never thought she would […]

(in)RL 2013

We sat around my dining room table- six women, a computer and a box of tissues.  There were six of us in my home, but we were part of a much larger group, joining with the (in)courage community to celebrate friendships in real life.Last year was the first year of the (in)RL (in real life) conference.  This conference was born out of […]


In a few minutes, my kids will get off the bus for the last time this school year.  Summer is here! And I have a 4th grader and 2nd grader!!!! It is an amazing thing to watch my kids grow.  Lindsay has started reading through the Bible.  She is on Genesis 41 and is loving it.  Last night she told […]

Why should you send your kids to camp?

We are the Reubens And we are really groovin’ Our feet begin a movin’ So check out what we’re doin’ We’re the rootin’, tootin’ Reubens!!! Nearly thirty years later, and I still remember my team’s cheer from my first week of summer camp! The memories are palpable- climbing a rocky slope to get to a campfire, scraping my legs on […]