A Ministry of Southwestern Seminary's Women's Programs

The Lethal Game of Comparison

The Comparison Game. It’s one we all play. And, in the end, it’s one we all lose. Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, the woman on the latest episode of Fixer Upper – all present the newest ways in which we see what we don’t have... Read More »

Three Back-to-School Prayers For Your Children

I don’t know where I first heard it, but I have always loved the saying, “Having happy children is good, but a parent’s real job is to mold great adults.” It is with this thought running through my mind that I make my list of prayer... Read More »

Trusting His Direction When We Can’t See Our Destination

We were so so close…yet so, so far. When I moved down to Fort Worth 10 years ago, my mom and I were navigating around a still unfamiliar city after dark trying to find our hotel. The directions were simple. We found the road we were s... Read More »

An Introvert’s Guide to Building Community

Being someone who leans more towards the introverted end of the personality spectrum, I am especially grateful to God that He allowed me to marry an extrovert. Otherwise, as a friend once jokingly pointed out, my son might never see the lig... Read More »

What My First Week at Seminary Taught Me

I stood on the curb like a frozen statue staring at my brand new world from across the street. Less than a hundred yards away was my future. The last pieces of my previous life had just boarded a connecting flight back to Tampa, and here I ... Read More »

Making Your Home A Place of Delight

A while ago I was flipping through the stations on the television when I came across a show on HGTV that was all about how to accomplish big style in small spaces. They were featuring beautiful lofts and studio spaces in several prominent c... Read More »

What Is The Greatest Motivation In Your Life?

Colossians 3:23-24 “And whatever you do, do it heartily, as to the Lord and not to men, knowing that from the Lord you will receive the reward of the inheritance; for you serve the Lord Christ.”   My husband and I want our kids to ... Read More »

Surrender Control – Find Freedom From Worry

Editor’s Note: What do you worry about? What floods you with a sense of panic or dread? Underneath our chronic worry, we often find a driving need for control – control over our future, our family, our health, our finances, ... Read More »

What I Learned During My First Years of Marriage

Before I got married, people told me that the first few years of marriage would be difficult. Sound familiar? You probably have heard this too. But, the first few years of my marriage  were nothing short of a special blessing in my life. T... Read More »

The Only Thing Worth Knowing

Editor’s Note: If ever there was a man who knew his purpose in life, it was Paul. By all outward appearances, he had it all together. His religious resume was perfectly pristine (Phil 3:3-7). Yet, for Paul, all of his accolades and... Read More »