Joni and Ken, An Untold Love Story Book Review

joni and ken

Joni and Ken: An Untold Love Story Summary This is the true love story of Joni and her husband of 30 years, Ken Tada. A love story showing what it truly means for a man and a woman to live in love … in sickness and in health. Even the honeymoon wasn’t easy. Did Ken realize what he was getting into when he proposed to Joni, a quadriplegic [More...]

Why Our Marriage is More Important than the Kids


Ok, now that I have your attention and probably have people upset and ready to jump at me, let me explain. I'm not trying to say that a relationship has more value than human life. A child's physical and emotional needs have to be taken care of, of course. I'm not talking about cases in which there is abuse from one spouse. I'm saying that [More...]

A Love Note

To my husband, It's hard to believe that we've already been married for 5 years, and yet it feels like we've been married forever. It's hard to remember life before we were "we." Growing up, I honestly never thought about getting married because I didn't believe anyone would ever want me. When we first met, I really didn't expect any kind of [More...]

Spiritual Warfare for Women: Book Review

Spiritual Warfare for Women, by Leighann McCoy What a great book this was. This is the first book I'd read by Leighann McCoy, but I really enjoyed her writing style. She writes in an easy-to-read manner, which makes a book all the more appealing to a busy mom! She is also very open and honest with her own struggles in life. In the [More...]

Keeping the Love Alive After the Kids Arrive: Book Review

Keep the Love Alive After the Kids Arrive, by Lorilee Craker The back of this book claims that it is "your handbook for reclaiming that friendship, teamwork, and yes, va-va-voom you enjoyed before your kids arrived. It will help you hurdle those kiddie-related obstacles and nurture the bond you and your husband have in a way you didn't think [More...]

Amish Values for Your Family: Book Review

I recently was given the chance to read Amish Values for Your Family, by Suzanne Woods Fisher, published by Revell. I've always been drawn to Amish values, so I was really looking forward to reading this book. It was everything I had hoped it would be! I had a really hard time putting this book down. Using short stories, Amish proverbs, [More...]

God’s First Command

I'm really struggling with trusting God with the size of our family. I knew that after Josiah was born I'd have a hard time with this. I had myself all convinced that we can do this, we WOULD do this, and God will take care of us. And yet I still don't feel safe without birth control. I feel like such a hypocrite. I really do want to trust [More...]