A Ministry of Southwestern Seminary's Women's Programs

Category: Christian Life

What Should I Wear?

Recently I was asked to speak at a women’s event in another state. Because I was not familiar with the church I asked, “What is the appropriate dress for this event?” The answer given was: “Something comfortable and cool. It is goin... Read More »

Get Off the Rollercoaster: 4 Ways to Practice Biblical Discernment

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 a... Read More »

The Power of the Pure in Heart

Because your heart is the shrine for your affections, the crucible for your thoughts, and the home for your energies and motivations, it is the most vital organ of the body. Even in the physical realm, the heart pumps the life-giving blood ... Read More »

"They’ll Never Love You Like I Can"

Have you ever listened to a popular song on the radio that just really hits you? Its meaning is deeper than even the artist really understands and it just speaks to your soul and spirit? That’s what I’ve been feeling lately through Sam... Read More »

True Beauty

“Am I Pretty or Ugly?”  Since 2009, close to 25,000 teen girls have posted videos of themselves on YouTube asking that very question. Then, they have encouraged people to leave comments weighing in on the question. Tragically, the resu... Read More »

Fear, Anxiety, and the Proverbs 31 Woman

Fear and Anxiety. I know these demons well. I don’t remember a time in my life where I haven’t fought them. Some days they lie in the recesses of my mind and heart but never truly rear their ugly heads. And, some days they threaten to t... Read More »

The Power of Choice

Earlier this spring, I took my daughters to see a ballet of C.S Lewis’s Screwtape Letters. I knew it was a complicated story for children, so, on the way home, I began to ask them what they thought of the story. One of my daughters asked ... Read More »

Want to be Spiritually Refreshed? Create a Spiritual Health Spa in Your Own Home!

When I lived in Southern California, I enjoyed visiting a lusciously landscaped outdoor health spa. I only visited it in the summer when the plants were at their peak of their beauty and the gentle sunshine created the perfect climatic cond... Read More »

What Is Your Flea Treatment?

Scooter is our family dog. He is an eight-pound, very fluffy Pomeranian. Scooter is not good at anything other than looking really cute. On our walks at the park we are often stopped by others asking to touch his fur. He even attracted the ... Read More »

More Musical Musings: When It’s Not Your Fault

Last time I posted, I wrote about the Into to the Woods song, “So It’s Your Fault!” addressing the need of our generation to accept responsibility for our actions instead of shifting the blame. (Click here to read it.) In the song, m... Read More »