His Wisdom for Her World

Terri Stovall

Christmas Dishes and Wishes

By on December 3, 2015 in Holiday with 1 Comment

Christmas dishes. That’s what I wanted – my very own set of Christmas dishes. The pattern I wanted was going to be on sale for an unbelievable price on the day after Thanksgiving…aka “Black Friday.” I talked my mother and my sister-in-law into helping me and we were at the doors of the department store […]

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Getting a Handle on Halloween

By on October 22, 2015 in Culture with 4 Comments

Halloween is one of the fastest growing retail and entertainment industries, now recognized as the second largest commercial holiday in the United States. According to the National Retail Federation (NRF), 157 million Americans plan to celebrate Halloween in some way, spending a total of $6.9 billion dollars this year alone. And lest you think this […]

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Get Off the Rollercoaster: 4 Ways to Practice Biblical Discernment

By on September 3, 2015 in Christian Life with 4 Comments

I am fascinated with rollercoasters and I love riding them. Did you know that, when a rollercoaster is being constructed, if the builders of the coaster are off even a half inch at the start of the first lift hill, they can be off as much as 3 feet at the top, depending how tall […]

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I May Not Be There – But Keep Honoring Moms

By on May 7, 2015 in Women's Issues with 2 Comments

It’s that time of year again, when pastors and churches start asking the question, “How do we celebrate mother’s day without hurting the feelings or distancing ourselves from ‘non-moms’?” Blogs like this one An open letter to pastors {A non-mom speaks about Mother’s Day} that was circulated around Facebook a couple of years ago, will be posted […]

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Three Women and The Cross

By on March 31, 2015 in Faith with 2 Comments

As we prepare our hearts to celebrate resurrection of our Lord this Sunday, I am reminded of three women who stood at the cross of Christ – women who were just like you and me. While we may not truly know their thoughts or their words, perhaps we can imagine … She stands at a […]

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And To Think That I Saw It

By on March 17, 2015 in Culture, Relationships with 2 Comments

When I leave home to walk to school, Dad always says to me, “Marco, Keep your eyelids up And see what you can see.” Theodore Geisel, better known as Dr. Seuss, penned the lines of his first book, And to Think That I Saw It on Mulberry Street, 75 years ago. In 1940, the world, […]

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Why I Run Like a Girl

By on February 24, 2015 in Biblical Womanhood with 5 Comments

Last month I ran, and finished, a full marathon. At 50 years of age, it was my first marathon. Over the past year, I ran several half-marathons, but the full marathon at 26.2 miles seemed daunting. I trained. I prepared. And, like a girl, I also planned my running outfit (I love running skirts!) with […]

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When The Body Betrays

By on October 14, 2014 in Women's Issues with 0 Comments

Walking back from the mailbox last week, I stopped cold in my tracks as I eyed the last envelope in the stack of magazines, junk mail, and bills. I knew what it was before I even opened it; a letter informing me it was time for a mammogram. Instantly my mind raced back exactly two […]

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Disconnecting to Reconnect

By on September 11, 2014 in Relationships with 0 Comments

My husband, Jay, and I take an annual weeklong vacation each December. In recent years, we have discovered how much we enjoy short cruises for part of that week. When we cruise, we especially look forward to being able to legally disconnect from phones and the Internet.  That is, no one really expects you to email or […]

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Where They Are Now, Where We’re All Headed

By on August 21, 2014 in Education, Ministry with 0 Comments

Women have been created in the image of God and have been given a role to fulfill. Women can do anything they have been gifted and called to do within the boundaries and guidelines that God has placed. We serve a loving, creative God who is using women to impact this world for Him in a […]

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