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Press On

Ever feel like you are trying to move forward, but every step you take causes you to slide back two more steps? Life has felt a bit like that lately. During the time my husband was a youth pastor in Chicago, we took a beach trip to the Indiana Dunes on the shores of Lake Michigan. Another youth leader and […]

The Author of My Story

One of my favorite things is to open a new journal and see all of the blank pages. It’s a beautiful thing to consider the endless possibilities. But another favorite thing is looking back through old journals and reading of God’s faithfulness in my life. He is the Author of my story. Confession- I have not enjoyed the last chapter […]

To Mask or Not to Mask

Who would have thought a year ago that this question- to mask or not to mask- would be at the forefront of our minds? At the beginning of the pandemic, I would leave the grocery store in tears. It was so painful to see everyone in masks, to not be able to smile at others, to see the fear and […]

March Fourth

Today our family is celebrating our husband and father, the man who was born on the only day of the year that is a command. We love him quite a lot. His passion and his steadfastness are two of our favorite qualities that we see in him. He loves our family so well and has remained resolute to his call […]

Plodding Along

It has been a hard year for everyone. As a pastor’s family, we share in the heartaches and joys of so many, but this year has been heavy on the heartache side. My husband went to a pastor’s conference several years ago and one of the speakers shared something that has stuck with him. He described ministry as just “plodding […]