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Misty Gatlin · 1W ago

The Untreated Wound of Your Past

Have you ever had a bad cut on your arm? The pain from even the smallest cut can sometimes limit your ability to use your arm as usual. What if you have an all-out gash that needs numerous s...
Misty Gatlin · 1W ago

Picture Perfect vs. Real Life

We all do it, and I think women do it more often. We look at the lives of others through the social media lens, and we make comparisons. -Look where they went on vacation. I wish I could aff...
Misty Gatlin · 1W ago

So You Want to Date My Son

I stumbled on a book titled Interviewing Your Daughter’s Date, and it looks to be a good book, but it really got me to thinking. You can find a plethora of articles and books about dads and ...
Misty Gatlin · 2W ago

The Thing No One Wants to Talk About After Remarrying

As Matt and I have been connecting with more and more couples who are blending families, we’ve noticed an obstacle that no one wants to talk about but almost everyone has faced. If you are r...
Misty Gatlin · 2W ago

Happy Fitchlin Day!

May 2, 2015 It’s the day the Fitch and Gatlin family became one. It’s the day my best friend became my better half, and I gained two handsome sons while my children gained new siblings.  Don...
Misty Gatlin · 1M ago

It’s Not About a Building; It’s About a Home, a Family, and a Testimony

  Scrolling through any of my social media newsfeeds, I see post after post about our church’s move to its new building. I have made many of those same posts. It’s an exciting time for us! A...
Misty Gatlin · 1M ago

I Was Hacked & Have to Start From Scratch

Those of you who follow me on Twitter have probably noticed absolutely nothing being tweeted in a few months. It has been a nightmare trying to get back in to my account, and I’ve had no luc...
Misty Gatlin · 1M ago

Don’t Look Back

Lately, not only have I been faced with some “what if” thoughts, but I’ve had many people confide in me that they have their own “what if” thoughts wondering if they’ve made wrong lifelong d...
Misty Gatlin · 2M ago

Sex and Candy

A few weeks ago I wrote Excuse Me While I Step On Toes, which explained my reasons for believing teens should not date. This one is directed to all of us who are parents. I’ll begin with my ...
Misty Gatlin · 2M ago

Excuse Me While I Step on Some Toes

I have strong opinions about certain things, and that means I tend to step on toes. It’s not that I mean to, but when I allow myself to enter into a conversation regarding one of these thing...