My husband and I met on a private flight from TXK to SLC in 2010. He was the pilot for the Cirrus SR22 the company we worked for owned. I was a passenger. Over the course of our courtship, our careers afforded us the opportunity to fly a lot of places together on a private…Read more
Would You Say “Yes” if Your Spouse Asked You to Get ReEngaged?
In the summer of 2021, I saw an video play for the ReEngage | Enrich Your Marriage class at Trinity Baptist Church. One of the men talking in the video said, “We had become so good at sweeping conflict under the rug that it led to resentment and mistrust.” They are words I will never…Read more
An Open Letter to Parents About Bullying
Dear Parents, We have to do better. We have to teach our kids to embrace differences. We have to teach them not to be a bully. Over the last 12 hours I have hugged my kiddo multiple times with tears streaming down her face as she’s poured out her heart to me. “Mommy. My friends…Read more
Never Stop Making Time to Spend with Your Spouse
Last night as we crawled into bed together, my husband said something. “It’s nice to be able to cuddle with you again.” For over two weeks, we had barely see one another. First because I was quarantined in the bedroom with illness before the holidays. Next, because he was. Then we spent four days visiting…Read more
Cream Stuffed Cannoncini (Cream Horns) Recipe
Are you looking for an easy Cannoncini (Cream Horn) recipe that mixes “semi-homemade” with “super delicious”? This easy recipe requires only three ingredients and can be made using things you already have around the house (i.e. no special “horn cones” needed). Makes: 8 Cannoncini For the Cream 1 3.4 oz box of Jello Instant Pudding (any…Read more
LoL! Divorce isn’t a Laughing Matter.
When you first meet someone and fall in love, the thoughts of getting married and raising a family together are exhilarating. The newness of getting to experience everything together for the first time is intoxicating. But then life happens. You realize over time that marriage is tough. Raising a family together is tough. Communicating with…Read more
What You Listen to Matters
Last night at the Rhett Walker concert, a group of five people were invited up on stage to sing with him. They got to pick the songs they sang. There was one lady who stayed hesitant to sing. Rhett played the intro to a Garth Brooks song. She immediately knew the words and took the…Read more
Outward Development for Christians
Blessed to be invited in to attend the last session of the 412 Student Conference tonight. Here are some (unedited) notes worth sharing. Take time to read them! Speaker: Jeff Wallace UPWARD DEVELOPMENT Head Knowledge Knowledge alone is just the acquisition or gathering of information. How do you apply it to your life. How you…Read more
It Only Takes One – A Lesson on Bullying
On the way home from school recently, my little girl asked me, “Mommy, isn’t pink a girl’s color?” “Why do you ask,” I responded. She proceeded to tell me how a boy had worn a pink shirt to school, and she’d asked him why he wore pink. “Did you genuinely want to know why, or…Read more
Don’t Engage with the Entitled.
Don’t engage with the entitled. That was my thought yesterday as I watched a heated exchange in the drive thru of a fast food restaurant. I had just received our order after 18 minutes of feeling stuck in the line, quietly saying to myself, “So much for ‘fast’ food.” The altercation involved two other patrons…Read more