I'm married to my high school sweetheart. We have two amazing children, both of whom we adopted in Russia. They are brother and sister--and we have the sibling rivalry to prove it--but they aren't biologically related. This has never been a big deal to me. Many of the people I love aren’t biologically related to me at all!
I have a passion for connecting with people through public speaking.
I have spoken at many women’s groups, met many moms (especially through MOPS), and served on multiple short-term international missions teams. Through these experiences, I’ve found that women often don’t let themselves live loved.
I want to encourage you to embrace the truth-- you are wonderful.
I want to help you Live Loved.
I wish I could sit down with you over a cup of coffee and tell you to ignore the negative words that may reverberate in your mind and, instead, remember this: against all odds, despite your present circumstances, and regardless of your choices, you are lovable.
It’s such a simple idea until you really start to let it sink in. Then it can seem impossible, absolutely too good to be true.
I am broken, but still beautiful.
I am a mess, but still lovable.
I make mistakes, but I'm still valuable.
This is true of you, too. You are broken, but still beautiful. You are a mess, but still lovable. You make mistakes, but you are still valuable.
In my own journey, I have found that God is bigger than my mistakes, my questions, and, yes, even my doubts. I have found the joy of being in relationship with God.
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