Engaging Family

Cocooning Matters … for Newlyweds and Empty Nesters

By Lisa Rippy / March 13, 2021

For newlyweds, one of the most important decisions they can make is one that marriage counseling will refer to as, cocooning. Cocooning is when a new married couple comes home from their honeymoon and they intentionally choose to give and create for ¬†themselves privacy. To be so deliberate in their…

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300,000 Miles

By Lisa Rippy / March 11, 2021

300,000 miles – Rip hit that today in his Avalanche truck that he bought in 2004, and he sent me a photo of it as soon as he did because, for me … That 300,000 miles happened because of so many selfless and humble reasons. Rip puts our 5 kids…

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Gabby Dickerson Jewelry

By Lisa Rippy / August 28, 2020

Y’all, have you ever been strolling through facebook, you know…mindlessly-like…where you are just on to scroll? Not read anything deep, but to really see what all folks ate that day, what they did, and if something catches your eye THEN you may roost there for a minute? Well, that’s what…

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Depression in Men, Women and Relationships – Part 1

By Lisa Rippy / May 19, 2020

This past Sunday, our pastor, Dr. Ronnie Falvey, shared a message on a topic that is more rampant of a reality among people today than we may even recognize. He taught on overcoming Depression Listening to him talk about how Charles Spurgeon, Abraham, Job, Elijah, and other men of great…

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Even If People Disagree

By Lisa Rippy / November 11, 2019

“Because you’re facing spiritual attack, then you’re doing something right and Satan sees you as quite a threat to his agenda. So, really, this is actually a joyful time. A time to rejoice because you’re experiencing persecution because of your stand with Christ,” said my daughter to me when we…

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A Few Minutes Out of Our Day For Me to Refocus

By Lisa Rippy / October 23, 2019

In 2015, while helping a friend in Columbia, TN, with some of her home renovations, she introduced me to a group of men who had their own construction business – Lee Brothers Construction. All the men in this company are just what the name says – they are all brothers.…

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It’s All About You, Jesus

By Lisa Rippy / October 23, 2019

As I was praying early one morning, just talking with the Lord about things I had been reading in my Bible, a thought came to my mind and I knew it was Him. It was one word. Just a word, but when it entered into my mind, I knew it…

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