***originally written for Something Beautiful Ministries, published on April 30, 2014*** Girls, I wanna talk about something a little scandalous today, something that I am learning a lot about STILL, as a wife and a woman made in the image or God. I want to talk about gender roles. This is hotly debated, in and… Continue reading “a helper suitable for him”: are wives really just “the help?”
In the musical, Children of Eden (while not completely Biblically accurate, still a beautiful show), the story of Creation and the Fall are depicted in Act 1. Eve was deceived and eats the fruit. She tricks Adam by making it into a juice and lying to him about what’s in it. God confronts them, but,… Continue reading we don’t want God, we want blessings.
Have you ever had a question that you didn’t know you had until all the pieces fell together and the question was answered? Maybe it’s just me, but I definitely got an answer to a question today that I didn’t realize I was asking. It’s a little laughable to me because I had all of… Continue reading a new thing.
For a long time now, I've been asking God, "You know, what is my purpose? What should I be doing here?" It's frustrating, especially because I've spent so much time around people who are just really living out their callings and there I was, without a single clue as to what I was going to… Continue reading walking with purpose.
A few Sunday's ago, I was having a really rough morning. I work on Saturday nights, and I had gotten stuck there late, so I was exauhsted on Sunday. I also usually allow my 2 year old to wake me up, and wouldn't you know it? She took her time that day and slept in. So I… Continue reading the renewal of a not-a-morning-person.
I'm a girl. And if you're a girl, too, chances are you totally understand what it's like to feel awful about yourself, your body image, your face, your smile, your hair... I mean, let's be real. The list will go on and on. As a new but growing Christian, I'm getting comfortable talking to God… Continue reading you’re beautiful.
For those just tuning in, I struggle with the idea of self-worth. I also sometimes put WAY too much stock in the opinion of other people on who or what I am to fulfill me. God and I know this, and we're working on it together. I've come LIGHTYEARS from where I used to be, all thanks… Continue reading again with the “worth” thing.