10 Years of marriage. Is there more to come?

First published July of 2012. As we are nearing our 15th anniversary I was revisiting some of our past...

Top 5 Ways to Communicate Better in Long Distance Relationships

by Guest Blogger Jennifer Craig Wondering if long distance relationships can thrive? How can you communicate better with your partner...

3 Books to Challenge Your Idea of Christ & Grace

Grace is one of the simplest, yet most difficult to grasp, concepts of Christianity. A gift given, no strings...

Celebrating Cancer Free

When I first became a mom, I thought that the longest wait would be the 9 months of anticipation...

Lessons from Beauty and the Beast

Movie Reviews are not my normal but Beauty and the Beast is anything but normal. I had no idea...
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Lessons from Beauty and the Beast

Military Life

Thriving as a military spouse requires determination and resilience. Our soldiers' are not the only ones who have been called to this life. There is purpose and joy in this journey. I invite you - through my own personal experiences, examples of others in history, and Scripture - to explore the possibility of a stronger more fulfilling marriage. We are stronger together and can overcome any obstacle. Let's find our purpose together.

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About me

Hi everyone.
My name is Hope!

Hello, my name is Hope! Finding Joy in Everyday is a journey of faith, life, and the art of writing. Life is an adventure in finding joy in good times and bad. My personal experiences, faith, doubt, and journey can be found in the pages of this site.

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Homeschooling

We started homeschooling from the beginning. My daughter was a patient at St. Jude Children's Hospital and the logistics of school and frequent trips to Memphis proved difficult. Over the last six years I've reviewed and created some resources to share.

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 Faith & Ministry

Faith and ministry have always been a large part of my life. Following my studies at Dallas Theological Seminary, I continue on a journey somewhere between evangelicalism and reformed theology. My default is to love and lean on grace when the texts and traditions of the Christian faith are beyond my understanding. For the last twelve years, I have worked in Family & Youth Ministries. Here you will find my journey through scripture, theology, and hands-on ministry.

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Curvy & Confident

Confidence. That word and I have an elusive relationship. I’ve struggled with my weight since high school. It was in high school that I valued the wafer thin look, I worked out two sometimes three times a day. I lettered…

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