Discovering Your Gifts and Passion

Discovering Your Gifts and Passion

There are a lot of problems in the world today: mental health, drugs, homelessness, abuse, lack of morals, murder, rape, human trafficking, abortion, marriages are crumbling, children are orphaned. Those might be the “bigger” issues, but there are many others that impact people on a daily basis. Things like moms that want to be at home having to go to work or people suffering from low confidence. These may seem like small problems in light of some of the others,…

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Stuck in Your Rut Updates

Stuck in Your Rut Updates

It has been a few years since I have been active on Stuck in Your Rut and I’m excited to be back. My life has taken me on a wild ride over the past few years. But, I’m going stronger than ever. Here’s a little bit of what is going on to catch you up: The history of Stuck in Your Rut This website has evolved a lot since it started. It originally began as a challenge for me to…

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Finding Encouragement

Finding Encouragement

“Every individual believes deep down that he or she has a greater capacity for success than they are currently experiencing. They simply need someone who will believe in them and tell them so – someone who will fan the flame rather than extinguish the fire. We have that potential with our words.” – Sharon Jaynes Wow, I believe that statement to be SO true! Deep down I have this feeling that I can accomplish something great with my life; that…

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5 Books for When Your Marriage Sucks

5 Books for When Your Marriage Sucks

If you are in an abusive marriage, this article does not apply. While some of these books might be helpful, it is important that you seek help in the right places and make sure that you and your children if you have them are safe. Focus on the Family has an article with advice for if you are in an abusive marriage. Sometimes it just feels like marriage sucks. It might feel like your life didn’t end up the way…

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Is Your Life Husband Centered?

Is Your Life Husband Centered?

Wow, I have been absent on my own blog for almost two weeks! Summer has gotten busy as it is quickly coming to an end and in all honesty I have been struggling to find anything marriage related to write about. My marriage hasn’t been the perfect example lately, old hurts have resurfaced stronger in my marriage, and we have been struggling once again. I would love to say that this doesn’t happen for us, but I would be lying….

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Don’t Be Afraid; Just Believe

Don’t Be Afraid; Just Believe

As I mentioned before, I have been working my way through a study that covers the book of Mark in the Bible. I was reading in chapter 5 a few days ago about the synagogue ruler named Jairus who came to Jesus because his daughter was sick. While he was with Jesus some men came and told Jairus that his daughter was dead and there was no point in bothering Jesus about it anymore. What would be the outcome of…

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