Finding Love After Long Seasons of Singleness with Elise and Wes Younts and Frieda Younts

Elise and Wes Younts, Frieda Younts

Singleness can be a long a lonely journey, leaving you wondering if God really does see you in your struggle. Today I have three very special guests, my daughter, Elise Roper Younts, along with her husband, Wes, and his mom, Frieda (who’s also one of my best friends!). Elise and Wes walked their own lonely … Read more

Blueprints for Building Your Spiritual Dream Home: The Essential Element Needed for Integrity of a Home

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    Home. The word can be meaningful and lovely. Or painful and ugly. One’s perspective of home is usually formed by a mother. Even if a situation is frightening or unpleasant, a family commonly looks to the mother to inspire hope. To let them know everything is going to be alright. God created women … Read more

Blueprints for Building Your Spiritual Dream Home: Your Foundation’s Critical Component

You won’t find pictures of it while scrolling through Pinterest or perusing house and garden magazines at the grocery check-out. It’s not something you envision when you lay in bed at night decorating each well-thought-out room. You probably wouldn’t even think to mention it to your best friend. It’s not pretty, or especially interesting, but … Read more

Blueprints for Building Your Spiritual Dream Home: Who’s Your Builder?

Although the word divorce has never been uttered between my husband and me in thirty years of marriage, there was a time I was afraid it might become part of our vocabulary. With the exception of moving from our first home, a little trailer in the cow pasture, into an old home in town, my … Read more

Blueprints for Building Your Spiritual Dream Home: Envision Your Dream Home

Nothing gives a peek into a family’s lifestyle better than designing their dream home. I know because I’ve been drawing house plans for over thirty years. There are the typical questions—how many bedrooms, how many baths, how much square footage. But beyond that, I need to know what quirks the family has, what desires top … Read more