Fall launch approached with the mixed emotions it always brings. Our student leaders returned for our training weekend. The long days and nights of not seeing my husband had begun. I desperately wanted to stay connected to the ministry and supportive of my husband. Honestly, not for all the right reasons, some, but not all. I hustled three little boys into their shoes, once found, … Continue reading When Ministry Hurts
Christmas morning Dave and I were going for a walk, and I shared: I feel like we have turned a corner with our youngest being three. No more diapers, no more stroller– I just carry a purse around now. For the first time in 9 years, I am getting a full night of sleep every night. I feel like I’ve finally figured out a great … Continue reading Trusting God with the Unexpected
Good Morning Friends! To celebrate our recent 1st birthday of the blog and wrap up our Marriage and Ministry Series we wanted to do something special! We are giving away a voucher to attend a Weekend To Remember Conference and $200 towards the hotel to one lucky Nav Mommy Missionary (and her hubby of course)*!!! All you need to do to enter to win is … Continue reading HOORAY! IT’S A GIVEAWAY!!!!
Recently a young, attractive woman was interacting with Tom at a public event. Aggressive ‘flirty’ signs exuded from her ostentatious and dabbling behavior… standing close to his face, extended eye contact, and the telltale (warning) touch of his arm as she threw her head back and laughed at something he said. During this uncomfortable exchange, I was standing right next to Tom… but, she made … Continue reading Pursuing and Protecting Oneness in Marriage
By Sherry Graf I remember the new mommy haze, staying involved in ministry (even if very minimally) and trying to keep the spark alive with my husband that started this whole crazy circus! A book for new moms I read said it was important to leave my baby occasionally overnight for me to be alone with my spouse. It surprised me that it wouldn’t ruin … Continue reading 5 Tips on Maintaining a Healthy Marriage