A Ministry of Southwestern Seminary's Women's Programs

Tag: spiritual growth

The Gift of Pressure: How God Reveals Our Hearts

I can just hear the women as they bundled babies, chased children, and repeatedly packed and unpacked belongings with each move.  It was after all the wilderness and any complaints were surely justified – just consider the circumstan... Read More »

Loving God by Caring for Our Bodies

As I made the long climb up the steps with my fellow exercisers, we greeted each other as we had for so many mornings.  It was 6:20 am and the sun wasn’t entirely up but we were!  As we hauled weights and mats to our meeting place, one ... Read More »

Are You Having a Spiritual Temper Tantrum?

Temper tantrums! If you are a mother of small children or had dealings with small children, then you know this scene well. Everything is going smoothly, and your child is happy until you tell your precious child, “NO!” All of a sudden t... Read More »

The Treasure in Your Clay Jar

My sister Kristina and I are extremely close.  For the past seven months, we have been ooh-ing and aww-ing over baby clothes and nursery ideas in anticipation of the arrival of her and her husband’s first child.  So when I received a ph... Read More »

Mommy Boot Camp

I have several friends whose husbands have gone through the military’s basic training, which is 9-13 weeks of being tested and challenged beyond what one could imagine. They are pushed to their physical, mental, and emotional limit. Just ... 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 »

Where'd You Get Those Shoes?!?

We women are subtle creatures.  We communicate entire paragraphs with a glare and furrowed brow. But the funny thing about mastering the art-of-the-subtle is that we can go a long time without ever having to confront what’s below the sur... Read More »

Cutting Spiritual Teeth

Over the past month and a half, my eight-month-old daughter has been cutting teeth.  You mothers know how painful that can be for both you and your child.  The day Makaylan began cutting her first two teeth she woke up crying, cried throu... Read More »