February 14th is a day that is anticipated, and often dreaded, by many women, both married and single. The glory placed on the materialism of the day often overshadows the beauty of deep, abiding, perfect love. Store entrances overflow with chocolates and flowers and the waiting time at restaurants is doubled. For twenty-two years of […]

By Gretchen Saffles

Wooed By Grace and Love

For most of my life I dreaded Valentine’s Day. It was a day that highlighted my lack. Lack of a boyfriend. Lack of pursuit. Lack of flowers, chocolate, and teddy bears. Lack of a date. Lack of someone to hold my hand. I spent a lot of Valentine’s Days at home, avoiding going out and […]

By Gretchen Saffles

I Lack Nothing on Valentine’s Day

Frosty windows once changed my life. Rewind three years ago to December 31, 2011. At the end of each year, my mom, sister, and I look back at the previous year and thank God for what He did, as well as pray big prayers for our family for the upcoming year. This has become one […]

Frosty Windows of Grace

By Gretchen Saffles

“There is no man on the face of the earth who can satisfy the deepest longings of a woman’s heart–God made us in such a way that we can never be truly satisfied with anything or anyone less than Himself.” ~Nancy Leigh DeMoss I have only had a “Valentine” for three years, this year being […]

By Gretchen Saffles


I met my future husband in a way I could have never dreamed up or imagined. I met him at middle school camp. However, we weren’t in our awkward middle school years, it was just two years ago in 2012. I left my family and friends to move to Tennessee and intern at Long Hollow […]

By Gretchen Saffles

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