A Ministry of Southwestern Seminary's Women's Programs

Category: Christian Life

Where are you walking, sister?

Sometimes my life feels like a vacation in the Garden of Eden! Because I work at and attend Southwestern Seminary, about 95% of my week is spent among believers. Although this “vacation” is just for a short season of my life, it has bee... Read More »

Psalm 49 Answers My Fear of Not Being Enough

Recently my family has undergone a lot of life changes. Some are good, like the birth of my daughter. Some are sad, like a cross-country move away from friends. Some are just hard. I find, in this season, my heart yearns for something more ... Read More »

Building For Eternity

After countless trips of gathering sand and water, my sand castle was finally standing tall. But, I quickly noticed that the ocean waves were coming increasingly closer to overtaking it. With great panic, I began building a wall-like barrie... Read More »

How Crying in Coffee Shop Taught Me About Abiding in Christ

So, it’s funny to find yourself crying at a coffee shop. I don’t mean “haha” funny …because bursting into tears in any public place isn’t fun. However, it’s funny because this is not the first time I found myself crying in a c... Read More »

Trade the Mirage of Lies for the Message of Truth

A few nights ago, my husband and I watched the movie, A Wrinkle in Time, which is based on a book by the same title. I, unlike my husband, have not read the book. So, I wasn’t sure what to expect. Though, at times, I found it to be a litt... Read More »

Lord, Until When? A Plea From Psalm 13

How many times do I find myself in circumstances that make life seem so frustrating? Oftentimes when the word “circumstances” comes to mind, I associate it with situations that are negative.  There are times when a state of affairs lea... Read More »

Ditch Your To-Do List for a To-Be List

On any given day, you could come to my home and find a “To Do” list. I sometimes base how my day has gone on whether or not this list is completed. A while ago I was reading Jennifer Rothschild’s Bible study on Hosea. In it she challe... Read More »

Purpose Behind the Mess

In the education world, a new trend is gathering momentum, especially in middle and elementary schools. It is called a “makerspace” and it is challenging administrators and counselors to go to great lengths to restructure a students’ ... Read More »

When the Devil Derails Your Day

I should have known it was going to be a bad day. I stepped out of bed and, before my eyes had fully opened, I tripped on the cord that my phone was plugged into and ended up flying across the floor. With my face flat on the carpet and post... Read More »

Pinning Our Hope on God’s Covenant Promises

“Theological hope is a hope for relational union with God.”1 In her recent book Daring to Hope,2 Katie-Davis Majors tells a story about inviting Katherine—a sick, widowed mother of five—into her home in Uganda to assist her with car... Read More »