About Shannon Warden

Co-author with @DrGaryChapman (the 5 love languages guy). Teacher @WakeForest. Counselor @TriadBaptist. Wife, mom of 3, daughter, sister, friend. Writer. Encourager. Dreamer behind Repurposed Life Ministries, Inc. Peace-loving. Jesus-seeking. I hope you'll subscribe to receive Hope to Build On by email each time I post a new entry. Thanks for reading! Shannon

Trust yourself more: “Light a match”

Trusting yourself will mean facing and replacing your self-doubts. You can do it! Trust yourself more.  That’s what I’m about to do.  No, change that.  I’ve already started trusting myself more, and I’m excited to see in 2019 what happens when I believe in myself more fully.  How about you?! I invite you to think [...]

By |2019-01-05T18:21:46+00:00December 31st, 2018|All posts|2 Comments

Susie: A story of faith and family

Susie Spurgeon was an amazing woman of faith, wife, Mom, author, and more. We can learn a lot from her! Susie: The Life and Legacy of Susannah Spurgeon (Rhodes, 2018) deserves to make your reading list for at least two reasons.  First, it’s a fascinating historical account of a mighty woman of faith [...]

By |2018-11-17T02:41:12+00:00November 17th, 2018|All posts|0 Comments

Treasure, that is what a Good Dad is

This is my family’s first Father’s Day without my Dad.  He died one week after Father’s Day 2017, from complications related to Lewy Body Dementia.  It was heartbreaking to watch him go.  Yet, we’re doing what you do when you grieve the loss of someone you love—we’re remembering and celebrating the treasure that he was [...]

By |2018-09-27T16:39:43+00:00June 17th, 2018|All posts, Parenting|4 Comments