Shepherd's VILLAGE UNIVERSITY

a faith-based interactive learning center 

#DearMom, First, you’re amazing. Congratulations on getting through Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year’s. You did it! And…here we go again. Another holiday. Another opportunity for difficult emotions to resurface. Valentine’s Day is upon us. It’s hard to escape the overflowing, gooey love merchandise that accosts us at every turn, isn’t it?  There’s an emotional assault […]

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Prayer Matters

January 3, 2019

I’ve been a Christian for many years and a lot has happened in my life over those years. In fact, the only thing that has been consistent in my life is inconsistency and change. I’ve gotten to experience the profound moment of life entering the world as I welcomed each of my babies on their […]

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#dearmom

December 21, 2018

#dearmom We want you to know you aren’t alone. Your kids DO see all the sacrifices you make for them. This short video paves the way for more kids to tell their moms just what they mean to them. Maybe it will even inspire you to tell YOUR mom what she means to YOU. If you […]

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Dear Single Mom, We are thinking of you. With Thanksgiving over and Christmas getting closer, we have been praying for your heart. This time of year is hard. We know. Everyone in the Shepherd’s Village’s family has been in your shoes. We are (or were) single moms, too. Some of us were also raised by […]

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After my divorce, I moved back into my parents’ home for some time to breathe, regroup, and save money as I determined my next step. I slept in my old bedroom in my twin-sized bed with glow-in-the-dark stars on the ceiling above me.  My little boys shared the room next to mine. We did this […]

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I have children and none of my friends do. It makes me feel like I’m the only mom in town sometimes. Often, I’m stuck venting about my struggles and sharing my joys of motherhood with…myself.  I have my mom, my aunt, and a few other family members, but my family members have already raised their […]

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