That Present Bird

Discovering the Holy Spirit in My Life I attribute two things to keeping me faithful in college: Madeleine L’Engle and the Holy Spirit. At the time, if you would have asked me why I was still a Christian, I would have probably just attributed my continued belief to my friend Madeleine.

How Christian Women Can Mentor and Be Mentored

Few Christians dispute the wisdom and benefits of mentoring. Titus 2:3-5 specifically targets women’s relationship with one another. Paul encourages the young pastor Titus to identify qualified older women who could, and should, teach and model godliness to the younger women in his church body:

Come to Me for the Battle Plan!

When you feel like you are hitting your head against a brick wall, it’s because an enemy is against you that you cannot fight in your own strength. Put your armor on – this is no time to show up for the battle naked. Don’t become a casualty because of your pride. Pride only makes …

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The Journey of Childlessness

The pain of multiple miscarriages changed my perspective about God and faith. My gynecologist’s certainty gave me confidence: In a booming voice, incongruously deep for his small stature, he assured me that my baby was well, and I needn’t be worried over an earlier miscarriage. So my husband, Clay, and I joyfully celebrated the three-month …

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Ten Things NOT Found In Proverbs 31

Have you ever tried so hard to make things great for your family that you ended up frustrated, bitter, and snapping at every one of them? You know, something like, “Go away and be quiet, can’t you see that I’m trying to be a good mother?”

A Passionate Christian Woman

What is a passionate Christian woman? Well, she’s not a woman who’s perfect, peerless or guiltless, but as human as you and me. A passionate Christian woman simply has a passion for the things of God and is driven to do something about it.

Single Mom, You’re Never Really Alone

One Saturday afternoon, one of my best friends and I planned to have lunch to discuss a Word [or message] that God had given her relative to a project I’m working on. Totally trusting her integrity and anointing I was quick to arrange a time to meet with Karen to hear the message God had …

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