Biblical Truth

An Open Letter to the Girl Battling Depression Alone

How I wish I could hug you and let you cry in my arms. I would tell you how precious and beautiful you are, but you might not let my voice overpower the seemingly stronger one in your head. I know, because I’ve been there. I know, because some days, I’m still there. But something has changed in my life – something that makes smashing that evil voice in my mind possible.… Read More An Open Letter to the Girl Battling Depression Alone

Wife Wisdom

6 Marriage Tips from a (Former Military) Police Wife

The truth is, being Silas’ wife was the no-deal-breaker promise I needed to force me to trust God – no matter what – in our relationship. I married Silas because I knew I would be able to follow God better, and even in our few months of marriage that has proven to be true.

However, a loving Pastor gave me one of the greatest gifts a Pastor could give to a bride-to-be. A few phone calls and texts later, and he arranged a coffee date for me and a former military/current police wife. I gleaned so much wisdom and encouragement from Bethany over that java in Kansas City.… Read More 6 Marriage Tips from a (Former Military) Police Wife

Biblical Truth, Mini Lessons

Contentment in Singleness: Love Has Already Found You

To be honest, I struggled big-time with contentment in my singleness before my husband and I tied the knot earlier this year. I longed for the days I would be married already. I just wanted that covenantal, exclusive, never-ending love with Silas that marriage promised me. I wasn’t going to be happy until I had it for myself.… Read More Contentment in Singleness: Love Has Already Found You

Becoming a Bride

5 Ultimate Wedding Budget Tips for Every Bride

I am willing to bet that these five wedding budget tips I learned through the trials and errors of planning our small (45 guests!) DIY celebration will be completely applicable for your wedding planning situation. This isn’t your typical breakdown of exactly how much I spent and on what – because what Silas and I determined important won’t necessarily be important to you. Implement these simple budgeting tips and I know you’ll be released of so much wedding planning stress!… Read More 5 Ultimate Wedding Budget Tips for Every Bride