It Takes a Village to Launch a Book

It Takes a Village to Launch a Book

The dedication of my new book reads, "To Mary, Kate, and all my Redbud sisters. Maybe it doesn't always take a village—but it did this time." As evidence of that, last night, about 90 friends braved the cold and chose to miss the Patriots' playoff game to celebrate...

Jesus, Marriage, and the Meaning of True Love

Jesus, Marriage, and the Meaning of True Love

After a quarter century of marriage, I think I’m finally learning what it means to love. For the first half of my marriage, I was better at loving theoretically than practically. It was not uncommon for me to be everything that 1 Corinthians 13 says love is...

How Do You Make Your Marriage Beautiful? A three month series

How Do You Make Your Marriage Beautiful? A three month series

With the launch of my first book, Making Marriage Beautiful, I wanted to invite other writers to weigh in and share how they are making their own marriages beautiful. This promises to be an incredible series, running weekly from January through April. Count on each...

One Thing Couples Overlook: Community, at Relevant Magazine

One Thing Couples Overlook: Community, at Relevant Magazine

  Without the love and support of community, I would not be married—at least not to my current husband. When he unexpectedly broke off our first engagement, our friends circled around us offering prayer and comfort. But because they understood what constitutes...

I spend my days taking photos or speaking and writing on the following topics: leadership, marriage and family, reconciliation, and how following Jesus is meant to influence everything. You can follow me on Twitter, FB, or by subscribing to my newsletter and/or blog. In my free time, I love kayaking with my husband, concocting gluten free desserts, and reading.

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