Learning About Peace from a Little Child

You always rejoice whenever your child is recognized for something, but considering everything we have been through this past year, peace was not one I thought she would have been chosen for.

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Tips for Traveling with Babies & Toddlers Part II

Flying home for Christmas with kids is no joke. Last year, I flew back home with a 2, 4 and 6 year old...and we survived. Find out what I discovered has worked over the years when traveling with babies and toddlers.

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My Mom Came Back to Life on Black Friday

My mom went shopping on Black Friday with my dad. Something she hasn’t done in over twenty years because of a rare and incurable disease she was diagnosed with. Yet, through her illness I have learned so much about compassion, perseverance, and faith.

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Meet Marissa

Hi! I’m Marissa, wife, mother and Christ-follower. I always thought I’d start a blog when I had accomplished something great in life. When I had reached the top of the proverbial “ladder of success” or had finally made a name for myself. Instead, I am writing this from the deepest valley that I have ever found myself in in my entire life. I may be down, but I am continually looking up. Looking up to a Savior who saves, a Comforter who comforts, a Redeemer who redeems and a Creator who can make beauty from these ashes. Welcome to Beautifully Broken, a place where God transforms brokenness into beauty.