True Life & Radiant Health

This summer, I have the amazing privilege of leading the garden club at one of the Minnesota Teen Challenge houses. It is a job where God opened the door and I delightedly ran through. Once a week, May through October, I arrive for two hours of planting, weeding, and...

My Pastor-Husband

This is nothing like a sister-wife. But I believe that having a pastor-husband saved me from the brink of nearly losing myself to postpartum anxiety after the birth of my second child. My steady, anchoring husband has always been the one in our relationship with two...

How to Make the Most of Summer

“A joyful, cheerful heart brings healing to both body and soul.”  Proverbs 17:22a, TPT Summertime in Minnesota needs to be celebrated and lived to the fullest. Here are a few ideas that will bring a smile to your face and health to your body and soul. Grab your cup of...

Winter Survival Skills

During my senior year of high school, I took a class on winter survival. That class was geared toward building a car kit with flares and granola bars and learning how to build a shelter in the snow. But the kind of survival I am talking about today is the kind where a...

Healthy in Body, Strong in Spirit

“Dear friend, I hope all is well with you and that you are as healthy in body as you are strong in spirit.” 3 John 2 (NLT). This time of year, we begin to think about our New Year resolutions. These resolutions are promises to change a habit, improve a character...