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Training for Reigning (2016 Annual Rock Church Women’s Retreat)

I spent the past few days at The Rock Church’s Women’s Retreat, and I mentioned this on Facebook: “Saying I had an amazing weekend would be a huge understatement.” I don’t even know how to explain the amount of spiritual

Posted in About Me, In Christ

Note to Self

Patience, grace and humility: 3 things that don’t come easy for me. I wrote this 4 years ago and it’s still a struggle, but I’m trying.

Posted in In Christ, Marriage, Parenting

Happy Mother’s Week!

When they say motherhood changes you, it’s true. Your love and patience will be stretched farther than you think it could. Your physical, emotional, mental and spiritual strength will be tested daily. The long nights and tantrums may seem to

Posted in About Me, Family Fun, Fitness, In Christ, Jiu Jitsu, Martial Arts

I Doubt It – New Series at The Rock Church

Today’s service with Pastor Miles and special guest/actor Noel G was really cool. I’ve been a Christian my whole life but I won’t hesitate to admit how often I’ve questioned my faith, especially when trials have come my way. This

Posted in In Christ

A Thank You Before Tap Cancer Out

Tap Cancer Out is coming up this Saturday and I just wanted to say thank you to everyone who has helped me the past 5 months to prepare for it. It’s been several years since I had a chance to

Posted in In Christ, Jiu Jitsu
About StrongholdMom

Raquel Cusi is a wife, mother of 4, and owns The Stronghold CrossFit & Brazilian Jiu Jitsu with her husband, Mike, and brother Ray. She loves to blog about Marriage, Parenting, Health, Fitness, Christian living and her love for Disney. She's also an aspiring crunchy mom who loves organic and natural products, breastfeeding and babywearing.