“Why did God let me go through all this? How could he use this ugliness?” That was the plaintive question of one woman I spoke to a few weeks ago. Alcoholism, homelessness, drug addiction, death of a child, broken relationships- her life before Christ was a mess. Even now she was haunted by the consequences,… Continue reading Strengthen Your Sister
Another gentle reminder from the Lord as I try to sort out my “little work problem”.
Is 1 Corinthians 15:58 a life verse for you? Do you have a story about what God is doing through this verse in your life? I’d love to hear from you!
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“You’re just like your mother.” I’ve heard that curse thrown at many a woman, and never as a compliment. Just like your mother. The implication? Critical. Nagging. Sharp-tongued. Impossible to please. But the phrase always gave me hope. If all women eventually transform into images of their moms, I was seriously in luck! Nancy Smerdell is one… Continue reading Just Like My Mother…
I don’t know about you, but I am an over-planner! The Lord has to remind me all the time that He is in control and He has good plans for me.
Is Proverbs 19:21 a life verse for you? Do you have a story about what God is doing through this verse in your life? I’d love to hear from you!
How do you tell your new husband that the (relatively) sane woman he married is on leave and a weepy clinically depressed woman is moving in? How do you tell him that you’re not sure how long she’ll stick around, a day, a week, or a month, but last time she visited she really overstayed her… Continue reading My Love, the Darkness is Coming
Is Zephaniah 3:17 a life verse for you? I know it’s one that keeps coming up lately for me! What a word picture, that God almighty is singing over us! Sounds like a proud papa at his child’s bedside. Do you have a story about what God is doing through this verse in your life? I’d love to hear from you!
“I turn women into perfect 10’s,” my cosmetology student boasted, sweeping his gaze down my form. The implication, of course, was that he could fix me up. Take me from my current rating, which whatever it was, certainly wasn’t a 10, to that elusive pinnacle of beauty that women crave. For a moment I didn’t… Continue reading A Perfect 10