When God Created My Sister Cathryn

December 10, 1955 is not the day God created my sister Cathryn, but instead her life began exactly nine months earlier. Cathy has Cerebral Palsy, but she does far more than many of us who have our full health. She is loving, long-suffering, and has a great sense of humor. Some doctors today would suggest Cathryn should have been aborted due to her physical challenges. But my parents believed their special needs child was a privileged taste of heaven. Like {Read More}

About Cheryl Moeller

Cheryl Moeller has been married to her best friend Bob for 30 years. They are the parents of six children, one son-in-law, and three lively dogs. She uses her over-the-counter-top stand up comedy at women's groups and retreats, prays like it's her full-time job, writes a syndicated humor column, blogs about life with lots of kids at www.momlaughs.blogspot.com, and authors books such as Keep Courting: 100 Ways to Keep Courting After Marriage (purchase on their website) and Marriage Miracle (Harvest House 2010). Bob and Cheryl's passion is to connect two hearts for a lifetime. They have co-founded For Better For Worse For Keeps Ministries www.bobandcherylmoeller.com.

How to Make 2 Ingredient Pineapple Sorbet

When I say 2 ingredients, that’s exactly what I mean. Just pineapple and a few mint leaves will combine to create a beautifully refreshing summertime pineapple sorbet the entire family will love. 1 large can (in its own juice) or half a fresh pineapple A few mint leaves Here’s how to make 2 ingredient pineapple sorbet: Drain the can of pineapple (use the juice for another recipe or drink it).  Or, chop up fresh pineapple.  Either way, put it in an {Read More}

About Cheryl Moeller

Cheryl Moeller has been married to her best friend Bob for 30 years. They are the parents of six children, one son-in-law, and three lively dogs. She uses her over-the-counter-top stand up comedy at women's groups and retreats, prays like it's her full-time job, writes a syndicated humor column, blogs about life with lots of kids at www.momlaughs.blogspot.com, and authors books such as Keep Courting: 100 Ways to Keep Courting After Marriage (purchase on their website) and Marriage Miracle (Harvest House 2010). Bob and Cheryl's passion is to connect two hearts for a lifetime. They have co-founded For Better For Worse For Keeps Ministries www.bobandcherylmoeller.com.

10 Reasons Why Mom Gets Distracted

Take a break for a bit of humor today. During the holidays dads are thinking about playoff games and kids are dreaming about Christmas vacation, but Mom’s mind is definitely somewhere else… 1. While everyone else stampedes through stores at 4:00 AM the day after Thanksgiving to buy this year’s most popular toy, Mom is still trying to remember where she hid last year’s most popular toy. 2. While everyone else is trading fruit cakes, if Mom says yes to one more Christmas {Read More}

About Cheryl Moeller

Cheryl Moeller has been married to her best friend Bob for 30 years. They are the parents of six children, one son-in-law, and three lively dogs. She uses her over-the-counter-top stand up comedy at women's groups and retreats, prays like it's her full-time job, writes a syndicated humor column, blogs about life with lots of kids at www.momlaughs.blogspot.com, and authors books such as Keep Courting: 100 Ways to Keep Courting After Marriage (purchase on their website) and Marriage Miracle (Harvest House 2010). Bob and Cheryl's passion is to connect two hearts for a lifetime. They have co-founded For Better For Worse For Keeps Ministries www.bobandcherylmoeller.com.

Fighting Discouragement in Marriage

I will extol the Lord at all times; his praise will always be on my lips. I will glory in the Lord; let the afflicted hear and rejoice. Glorify the Lord with me; let us exalt his name together. -Psalm 34:1-3 “Mommy, do you remember you put the cell phone on the roof of our car just before strapping me in my car seat?” is not the question you wish to hear from your preschooler in the backseat (particularly as {Read More}

About Cheryl Moeller

Cheryl Moeller has been married to her best friend Bob for 30 years. They are the parents of six children, one son-in-law, and three lively dogs. She uses her over-the-counter-top stand up comedy at women's groups and retreats, prays like it's her full-time job, writes a syndicated humor column, blogs about life with lots of kids at www.momlaughs.blogspot.com, and authors books such as Keep Courting: 100 Ways to Keep Courting After Marriage (purchase on their website) and Marriage Miracle (Harvest House 2010). Bob and Cheryl's passion is to connect two hearts for a lifetime. They have co-founded For Better For Worse For Keeps Ministries www.bobandcherylmoeller.com.

The Only Unfailing Security System

Many are the woes of the wicked, but the Lord’s unfailing love surrounds the man who trusts in him. ~ Psalms 32:10 What’s the best security system for your home? I know it would not be our big Collie. Bo lays at the backdoor. Bo can open that door, if he uses the full force of his weight, but he doesn’t go out the door unless he perceives no one is watching. He’s more worried about escaping than protecting. Companies {Read More}

About Cheryl Moeller

Cheryl Moeller has been married to her best friend Bob for 30 years. They are the parents of six children, one son-in-law, and three lively dogs. She uses her over-the-counter-top stand up comedy at women's groups and retreats, prays like it's her full-time job, writes a syndicated humor column, blogs about life with lots of kids at www.momlaughs.blogspot.com, and authors books such as Keep Courting: 100 Ways to Keep Courting After Marriage (purchase on their website) and Marriage Miracle (Harvest House 2010). Bob and Cheryl's passion is to connect two hearts for a lifetime. They have co-founded For Better For Worse For Keeps Ministries www.bobandcherylmoeller.com.

8 Faithful Ways to Love Your Husband {and Children}

One of the most loving things we can do is to pray daily for our spouse. Being faithful in prayer for our husband will set an example before our children too. 1. Pray Jesus will bless your spouse today in some unexpected way. 2. Pray Jesus will allow you to be a source of joy to your spouse today. 3. Pray Jesus will soften (or keep soft) his heart towards you and others. 4. Pray Jesus will heal the hurts {Read More}

About Cheryl Moeller

Cheryl Moeller has been married to her best friend Bob for 30 years. They are the parents of six children, one son-in-law, and three lively dogs. She uses her over-the-counter-top stand up comedy at women's groups and retreats, prays like it's her full-time job, writes a syndicated humor column, blogs about life with lots of kids at www.momlaughs.blogspot.com, and authors books such as Keep Courting: 100 Ways to Keep Courting After Marriage (purchase on their website) and Marriage Miracle (Harvest House 2010). Bob and Cheryl's passion is to connect two hearts for a lifetime. They have co-founded For Better For Worse For Keeps Ministries www.bobandcherylmoeller.com.

Patience in Marriage

“But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, self-control; against such things there is no law.” Galatians 5:22-23 I sent a survey out asking 50 wives which fruit of the Spirit they wanted to work on most in their marriage in 2013. 1. Love 2. Joy 3. Peace 4. Patience 5. Kindness 6. Goodness 7. Faithfulness 8. Gentleness 9. Self-control The top answer of 26 wives who responded was patience. While I won’t {Read More}

About Cheryl Moeller

Cheryl Moeller has been married to her best friend Bob for 30 years. They are the parents of six children, one son-in-law, and three lively dogs. She uses her over-the-counter-top stand up comedy at women's groups and retreats, prays like it's her full-time job, writes a syndicated humor column, blogs about life with lots of kids at www.momlaughs.blogspot.com, and authors books such as Keep Courting: 100 Ways to Keep Courting After Marriage (purchase on their website) and Marriage Miracle (Harvest House 2010). Bob and Cheryl's passion is to connect two hearts for a lifetime. They have co-founded For Better For Worse For Keeps Ministries www.bobandcherylmoeller.com.

Book Review: Creative Slow-Cooker Meals

Do you have a slow-cooker? Do you have two? I love this recipe book by Cheryl Moeller entitled Creative Slow-Cooker Meals: Use Two Slow Cookers for Tasty and Easy Dinners by Harvest House Publishers. Let me tell you… the title is misleading… this cookbook is brimming with FAR more than just dinners! There are breakfast recipes, dessert recipes, beverage recipes and they all are cooked in the slow-cooker! Bread Pudding I’m a work-from-home, homeschooling mom of teenagers. I love having {Read More}

About Carla Anne Coroy

Carla Anne Coroy is a gifted storyteller and teacher with a contagious enthusiasm for life. Even the mucky parts. Her humorous and down-to-earth style quickly engages her audiences as she ignites God's hope in everyday situations. She speaks and conducts seminars on a variety of topics including parenting, marriage, organization, and biblical finances. Watch for her upcoming book for married moms who solo parent or check out her blog. Carla Anne is blessed to be homeschooling her kids. She and her husband of 15 years live in a quiet, rural neighborhood of Manitoba disturbed primarily by their four children, yappy poodle, and operatic budgie.

10 Ways to Greater Family Intimacy

1. Read the Bible aloud to your kids. Let them hear your voice and daddy’s voice. Missionary biographies, stories of great Christians, and stories with people of strong character. “Let the little children come to me, and do not hinder them, for the kingdom of heaven belongs to such as these.” Matthew 19:14 2.  Slow down and talk. Draw a bath for your young child and sit on a towel on the floor and listen. Let them tell you about {Read More}

About Cheryl Moeller

Cheryl Moeller has been married to her best friend Bob for 30 years. They are the parents of six children, one son-in-law, and three lively dogs. She uses her over-the-counter-top stand up comedy at women's groups and retreats, prays like it's her full-time job, writes a syndicated humor column, blogs about life with lots of kids at www.momlaughs.blogspot.com, and authors books such as Keep Courting: 100 Ways to Keep Courting After Marriage (purchase on their website) and Marriage Miracle (Harvest House 2010). Bob and Cheryl's passion is to connect two hearts for a lifetime. They have co-founded For Better For Worse For Keeps Ministries www.bobandcherylmoeller.com.

Desirous and Desperate for the Second Advent

In the story of the five foolish virgins and the five wise virgins found in the first 12 verses of Matthew 25, truly some were ready for the Bridegroom’s appearance and some were not. I’ll never forget when an acquaintance proclaimed to me on December 11th of that year; she was going to bake large quantities of 12 unique types of cookies for their family Christmas celebration. “I don’t care what happens. I have to finish all my baking,” she {Read More}

About Cheryl Moeller

Cheryl Moeller has been married to her best friend Bob for 30 years. They are the parents of six children, one son-in-law, and three lively dogs. She uses her over-the-counter-top stand up comedy at women's groups and retreats, prays like it's her full-time job, writes a syndicated humor column, blogs about life with lots of kids at www.momlaughs.blogspot.com, and authors books such as Keep Courting: 100 Ways to Keep Courting After Marriage (purchase on their website) and Marriage Miracle (Harvest House 2010). Bob and Cheryl's passion is to connect two hearts for a lifetime. They have co-founded For Better For Worse For Keeps Ministries www.bobandcherylmoeller.com.