elisabeth, friends, marriage, vacation

Mini Roadtrip

St. George, Utah will always be my special place. My own personal greenhouse where I grew into womanhood. I learned to love in new ways, to explore with abandon, to spread my wings, to soar. My first year out of college I took a teaching position at Westside Christian School and formed precious friendships with… Read More Mini Roadtrip

elisabeth, marriage, stephen

Weekday Romance

I know it—how much I’m loved. But it’s nice to be reminded. Stephen reminded me when he walked through the  door with a gift in hand last week—a single rose, a Starbucks gift card, and a book on motherhood and the gospel.   My weary mama’s heart needed that touch of romance on a Thursday… Read More Weekday Romance

family, indiana, marriage


Amy & Cameron. Bride & Groom. Mr. & Mrs. Brooks. Forever & Always. Congratulations to Mr. & Mrs. Cameron Brooks! On May 20th, Amy & Cameron tied the knot on the five year anniversary of the beginning of their relationship. We were so happy to come celebrate their day with them! The happy couple had planned… Read More &

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Wedding Weekend

Stephen is already my favorite person, but he won my heart in new ways this past weekend. We flew with two babies for the first time. And we survived. Amy, Stephen’s youngest sister, was getting married in Indiana, and we were headed for the celebration. Since Silas is two years old, he had his own… Read More Wedding Weekend

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Tying the Knot

Saturday, October 6th, was a gorgeous sunny autumn day—the perfect day for a wedding and a birthday. Yes, Jason and Stephanie got married on Jason’s birthday! All the Moody siblings and spouses were included in the wedding. Stephen and I were honorary attendants, David was a groomsman and sang in the wedding, Tammy was a… Read More Tying the Knot

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Stephanie & Jason

MUCH anticipation went into our trip to Indiana this past week! We were going home to celebrate Stephanie and Jason’s wedding. When we were in Indiana last summer (June 2011) we heard about this guy (Jason) that had started attending Grace Baptist recently. Stephanie was supposed to be introduced to him, and they turned out… Read More Stephanie & Jason

family, marriage

City Boy and Country Girl

He grew up—the son of an engineer—in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. She grew up—the daughter of a farmer—in Preston, Maryland. On June 15, 1979, they were wed.Thanks, Mom and Dad, for your commitment to and love for each other. Happy anniversary! We love you.