A Ministry of Southwestern Seminary's Women's Programs

Tag: discipline

“OTIUM SANCTUM”: REST FOR YOUR SOUL

John 10:10b “I came that they may have life and have it abundantly.” Life has a way of flying by you. See if you can relate: It’s Monday morning, you’re rushing to get to work/school, mentally reviewing the tasks scheduled for that... Read More »

Enduring the Discipline

The past eight months have been a challenge for me. During my years in college and the sequential years following, I took up running as my form of stress relief. I loved it. I got up early, put on my running shoes, and got in at least 4 mil... Read More »

Our God is a God of Second Chances

This year, my oldest daughter, Makaylan, began kindergarten. I’ve known for a year this day was coming, but I did not anticipate how deeply it would affect both her and me. I spent two weeks preparing her for this big event. (And my husba... Read More »

The Gritty, Grace-Filled Virtue of Self-Control

“She’s so transparent,” “She is so quick to give grace,” “She’s a great listener,” “She’s got…so much….self control.” Not the most sought-after compliment for a Christian woman these days; it’s akin to something ... Read More »

Choosing to Commit to a Summer of Contentment

Developing a heart of contentment can be challenging even in the midst of the summer season when the living is supposed to be “easy”. Contentment is defined as “having an ease of mind or satisfaction.”[1] Contentment, from a biblica... Read More »

'Temporary' Temper Tantrums

You have probably heard it in the store, a scream that escalates in pitch and volume.  A harried parent who just told their child “no” relents and the child triumphantly clutches the item he just won with his angry outburst.  The chil... Read More »

When God Says, "No Ma'am!"

My daughter, Makaylan, is days away from turning a year old. As a result, my husband and I have entered a new phase of parenting – the discipline stage. Right now her biggest temptation is the electrical sockets. Though we have them cover... Read More »