The Dominican Republic, Haiti and Wedding Plans

“Lauren, my husband says I’m not going.” My matron-of-honor texted me this week and said her husband didn’t want her going. I don’t blame him. I didn’t want to go anymore. You’d have to be living under a rock if you haven’t heard about the recent deaths of tourists in the Dominican Republic. I think the number is at seven deaths and at least a hundred sickened since May of this year. … [Read more...]

Audio: Interview with The Wise Idea Podcast

My children and I on Memorial Day Christopher Harris, the host of The Wise Idea podcast, reached out to me recently to interview me about my life as a widow, mother and minister. It was a good interview. I hope you can glean some wisdom from it. http://www.thewiseideapodcast.com/episode073lifestorieswithlaurenjones/ … [Read more...]

5 Ways To Add Personal Touches To Your Wedding

The day that you tie the knot is one of the most important days of your life, and it’s one that you will remember forever. You’re making a lifelong commitment to the one that you love, and your friends and family members are all there to witness the union. You’ll be getting out those wedding photos to show your kids - and your grandkids when the time comes - and looking back on the day with … [Read more...]