For When Life is Hard


sad woman depressed I remember the look on the nurse’s face. I promptly said, “There is no heartbeat, is there?”  All she could do was shake her head in disbelief and say, “I don’t get it. Why does this keep happening?”  As I broke down in tears, hopes crushed again, I asked the same question in my head. “Why God? Why does this keep happening? WHY????”

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Ruth Schwenk

Ruth Schwenk is the creator of The Better Mom, and along with her husband, the creator of For the Family. She is a pastor’s wife, mom of four energetic kids, a lover of coffee, and dreamer of big dreams. She loves leading, speaking, and blogging. Ruth is the co-author of Hoodwinked: Ten Myths Moms Believe and Why We All Need to Knock It Off and two forthcoming books with Zondervan. A graduate of The Moody Bible Institute, Ruth and her husband have been in full-time local church ministry for over fifteen years.