A Different Kind of Meal Prep

Step right up, ladies and gents! Today only, we're showing you how to make a month's worth of freezer-friendly dinners in only two hours! Meal prep is a fairly recent phenomenon consisting of planning, purchasing, cooking, and assembling large amounts of grub at once so that meals throughout the week lose the meltdown quotient for... Continue Reading →

A Prayer for Planting Wives

O God of such great grace that chased this planting wife down when she was far from You, You've called her into Your kingdom and out to Your mission, knowing every bump in her road intimately, never asking her to walk alone. You are the Hero of all her stories, the Builder of Your Church,... Continue Reading →

God Moves in a Mysterious Way

It used to bug me that I couldn't wrap my mind around God's mind. Now it's one of the most comforting and hope-filled facts of my existence. Why? Imagine a toddler who can fully comprehend everything her parents think, a tiny child with adult understanding. Not only does she realize she can't have cookies for... Continue Reading →

Mourning and Dancing in Ministry Life

(This post was originally published on the Baptist Convention of New England’s blog on November 7, 2019. You can find it here.) For everything there is a season, and a time for every matter under heaven: a time to weep, and a time to laugh; a time to mourn, and a time to dance. (Ecclesiastes 3:1, 4) One thing very... Continue Reading →

A Few of My Favorite Things

When October swishes out of town with her black mask of sequins and feathers, November bustles in bedecked in an apron and armed with a giant crock of soup. She gathers community hearthside, eyes shining at the joys to be doubled and the sorrows to be halved throughout the greying days ahead. Claim a soft... Continue Reading →

How to Be (Spiritually) Single

He heaves a sigh and rolls his eyes—again—as you pray over dinner. The church doors open, and you step in alone. Hearing about how other couples read their Bibles together over coffee makes you tear up. Spiritual singleness is a painful reality for many wives. Could God have a plan even for this? How might... Continue Reading →

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