• We walk by faith and not by sight
    #JSpotMomLife,  Love And Marriage

    Accessing God’s Promises Through Faith

    Faith can be defined as confidence or trust in a person or thing. Hebrews 11:1 defines it as “the reality of what is hoped for, the proof of what is not seen”. That sounds kind of scary and just a little bit crazy, right? For my husband and I, it is a way of life. Every single victory we have won during our marriage can be accredited to our faith in God. For example, we have gone to a car lot with no money and driven off with a new vehicle. We have applied for jobs that we didn’t qualify for and gotten hired on the spot. Most recently we…

  • Long lasting marriages are still possible if you are willing to put in the work and continue to choose love.
    Love And Marriage

    11 Reasons Why We Are Still Married

    Long lasting marriages are not as common as they used to be several decades ago. Although the divorce rate has decreased in recent years, less couples are deciding to take those sacred vows. Marriage can appear to be quite scary. In my previous post, What I Wish I Knew Before Marriage I shared some of the things I felt would’ve helped us in our marriage if we had known upfront. But here we are! Through all of our trials and errors, ups and downs, our story that began at the ages of 19 & 20 years old, is still being written. 11 years later, I can honestly say that I…

  • Marriage tips for newlyweds and seasoned married moms
    Love And Marriage

    What I Wish I Knew Before Marriage

    When you think of marriage, one of the first things that usually comes to your mind is the wedding day. We see it all over tv, social media, movie screens- white dress, full wedding party, glitz, and glamour. Every girl wants her day! I know I did and I loved every secondĀ  of it. But I learned very quickly that fairy-tale weddings are completely different than real, every day married life. Over my 10 plus years of being married, I have had to work through so many things I was unfamiliar with prior to I-Do. Things like raising a bunch of kids and still taking care of myself, how to…