A Ministry of Southwestern Seminary's Women's Programs

Tag: children

Are You Not More Valuable Than They?

It was a complete surprise – a wonderfully sweet surprise.  We were expecting our second baby! In a time riddled with trials, it seemed God had finally given us something to rejoice over.  While at the doctor visits, we glimpsed the... Read More »

From Babies to Teens: Going Back to the Basics of Parenting

When we first began to have children, I truly loved the birth through preschool years. I was confident in what I was doing, and the calling God had on my life. Yes, there were stressful times, but overall, I was in control. However, my kids... Read More »

Learning Value and Finding Dignity through Loss

Nothing makes a person consider the true value and dignity of life than being slapped in the face with the reality of loss. On my phone, there is a photograph…one that I catch a glimpse of everyday – sometimes intentionally, sometim... 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 »

Cultivating Your Child’s Personality As God Created It To Be

The moment you find out you are pregnant, the dreams begin. You love to shop, so of course, your daughter will love to shop. You were a star athlete, so you envision your daughter as the next collegiate basketball superstar. Your husband is... Read More »

Six Habits Younger Women Need Older Women To Teach Them

Women, both young and old, are seeking someone to come alongside them and show them how to live a life of godliness in a very ungodly world.  Over the last several months, God has allowed me to do some research on Titus 2, and I have begun... Read More »

What Does It Look Like To Love Others Well?

Have you ever had something happen that reminds you of what is truly important in this life? Just recently, the Lord reminded me through the death of a little girl that loving well makes a difference in this life and for eternity.  When we... Read More »

Consulting the Maker

The scene was a small farmer’s market where my daughter and I had been shopping. We were leaving and she didn’t want to get in her car seat. I was about 9 months pregnant with our second daughter and I had done everything I was physical... Read More »

Why Motherhood Matters

Children – We believe that investing in the next generation is every woman’s task; that women are uniquely gifted to nurture, teach, and train children; that children, as blessings from the Lord, are the most worthy investments for a w... Read More »

Opening the Sieve

I remember the moment very well. I don’t know the time or date, but I was sitting with my two oldest girls watching a show on our favorite network about people buying and selling houses. The next episode came on and the “couple” buyin... Read More »