A Prayer of Hope for Couples “In the Wait” This Christmas

The holidays can be such a tough time for couples waiting for a positive pregnancy test. The magic of the Christmas season can be overshadowed by grief and emptiness for many families who have endured the tragedy of pregnancy and infant loss. My heart aches for all of these families and the pain they are

Review of “Loved and Cherished”

  Have you ever wondered how best to encourage young women in such a divisive and harsh climate as we are experiencing now? Being a teenager was not easy even twenty years ago. Now, technology and constant comparisons make young women question their worthiness and their value, which can have adverse effects on their self-esteem.

The Time America Closed for Business & 10 Things It Taught Us

I never imagined that we might live through anything like the Coronavirus Pandemic in America. It’s truly apocalyptic and something we might see in a Hollywood movie, but in real life? It’s almost as if we have been de-sensitized in this digital age as many of us truly did not believe this could happen here.

6 Ways Military Spouses Can Invest in Wellness

At the beginning of each year, wellness seems to be in the forefront of everyone’s goals. As life gets busy, it doesn’t always stay on the top of the priority list. A savings account grows when you make “deposits” into it over time. The same is true for your wellness. You have to make intentional

Review of “Rufus T. Rouse, Wee Mouse in the House”

Starting over, developing friendships, and saying goodbye are common themes in the military world. Rufus T. Rouse, Wee Mouse in the House examines these concepts throughout the story while intertwining scripture. Disclaimer: Strength 4 Spouses was given a free copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. Synopsis Rufus T. Rouse embarks on

5 Ways to Honor Loss Families during Pregnancy & Infant Loss Awareness Month

October is Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness month. This is a topic that is very near and dear to my heart and always will be. I personally know how devastating losing a baby can be. Grief has no timeline and a loss is felt deeply no matter how many weeks along you were in your

Review of “Happily Joint: The Secret to Relationship Resiliency”

Synopsis With over twenty years of marital experience, Kenneth and Maxine Reyes share valuable insight on making a marriage strong and resilient. They have both served in the United States military and know first-hand the unique challenges that military life can place on a marriage and how to overcome them.  In this workbook, they share

Pregnancy after Loss

Pregnancy and infant loss are two of the most devastating situations moms can face. It takes so much strength to recover from that type of tragedy. When a woman does get pregnant again after loss, how is the next pregnancy for her emotionally? This month’s post in the “Finding Your Strength” series will detail what