His Wisdom for Her World

Cutting Spiritual Teeth

By on January 26, 2012 in Personal Growth with 0 Comments

Over the past month and a half, my eight-month-old daughter has been cutting teeth.  You mothers know how painful that can be for both you and your child.  The day Makaylan began cutting her first two teeth she woke up crying, cried throughout the day, and then cried going to bed.  Out of the twelve […]

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The Other Face of Abortion

By on January 19, 2012 in Culture with 0 Comments

She has a heartbeat. She has a face. She is being knit together in her mother’s womb. Can you see her? Few social issues are as polarizing in today’s culture as abortion. Either side you fall on the subject, your conviction is probably set and your feelings are probably strong. Both sides have their slogans, […]

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Before You Swallow The Pill

By on January 17, 2012 in Culture, Feminism, Sexuality, Women's Issues with 0 Comments

Consider these stories that have been in the news recently:  On January 10th, a Texas court overturned the ban against the law that requires a woman seeking an abortion to undergo a sonogram.[1] While this ruling is a great victory, the Center for Reproductive Rights has vowed to fight the appeals court ruling. Just last […]

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Fighting for Eden

By on January 12, 2012 in Culture, Family and Parenting with 0 Comments

One of my dearest friends and I had just finished up a delightful afternoon of window-shopping.  I pulled into her driveway, and as it usually happens with close girlfriends, we ended up sitting in my car for another half hour talking.  On this particular afternoonwe were discussing a recent box office hit that was all […]

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Journey from the Office to the Home

I will never forget my first semester in the Women’s Studies program at Southwestern. I decided to tackle the hardest class first…Biblical Theology of Womanhood. I remember sitting in class and hearing the professor teach on the roles of women, and I thought I had stepped back in time. This teaching was not what I […]

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Pink Post-Its and Sacred Secrets

The warm scent of gingerbread and hazelnut wafts through the air as I take my seat at the corner table of my favorite little bakery.  During this time of year, you can usually find me spending my only free morning indulging in a cinnamon role drenched in icing and sipping a caramel brulee latte with […]

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Balanced Bodies and Satisfied Souls

By on December 6, 2011 in Personal Growth with 0 Comments

Soon a new year will stretch before you filled with the potential to deepen your relationship with your heavenly Father and to increase your ability to fulfill the special plan He has just for you!  You are more likely to fulfill that plan if you are spiritually and physically fit.  How will you begin the […]

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Where Were the Valiant?

By on November 17, 2011 in Culture with 0 Comments

The headlines stunned the nation. The accusations of child sexual abuse by former Penn State football coach Jerry Sandusky have outraged an entire country. We were shocked by the alleged evil of a seemingly respectable man, sickened by the unthinkable abuse of his victims, and incensed by the moral cowardice of those who didn’t do […]

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Does Your Church Look Down on Youth?

By on November 15, 2011 in Ministry with 0 Comments

Mary Jones was born in Wales in 1784 and came to know the Lord at the age of 8. Her family did not own a Bible, and the nearest one was over 2 miles away. She had such a hunger to study God’s Word that she saved up for years, and it wasn’t until she […]

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Getting Your Feet Wet

By on November 10, 2011 in Ministry with 0 Comments

I am not a swimmer. If a life were in danger or if my doctor so ordered I suppose I could swim well enough. Generally, though, swimming is just not my thing – and I have a litany of reasons: I am so near-sighted that, without my glasses, I can barely see how many toes […]

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