A Ministry of Southwestern Seminary's Women's Programs

Tag: trust

Red-Letter Words for Red-Letter Days

We all have special days – birthdays, wedding days, and special occasions. For centuries, certain dates have been printed in red on the calendar to indicate they were distinct and worth celebrating. That’s why we call special events... Read More »

The Hurry-Free Life

This summer was a unique, but amazing, one for our family. Our church blessed my husband and me with a two-month sabbatical, which we enjoyed to the fullest. Instead of spending it in our hometown, we decided to take our seven, six, and two... Read More »

Trusting His Direction When We Can’t See Our Destination

We were so so close…yet so, so far. When I moved down to Fort Worth 10 years ago, my mom and I were navigating around a still unfamiliar city after dark trying to find our hotel. The directions were simple. We found the road we were s... Read More »

Surrender Control – Find Freedom From Worry

Editor’s Note: What do you worry about? What floods you with a sense of panic or dread? Underneath our chronic worry, we often find a driving need for control – control over our future, our family, our health, our finances, ... Read More »

What Would Happen If You Asked In Faith?

On my desk at work sits a stuffed, purple dragon with orange horns and wings. His name is Figment, as in a Figment of your Imagination. He is a Disney-created character that can only be found at Epcot in Walt Disney World. Figment is a favo... Read More »

The Heart of An Anxious Mom in the Hand of A Sovereign God

I was sitting on the conveyor belt in the baggage claim area of the Jackson International airport when the tornados came through Jackson, MS. The airport staff had directed us to take shelter there until the storms passed. I had already hea... Read More »

What Is Your “Material For Sacrifice”?

“The Desires Of My Heart” I had been praying for something I wanted very badly. It seemed a good thing to have, a thing that would make life even more pleasant than it was and would not in any way hinder my work. God did not giv... Read More »

Every Assignment Is Measured and Controlled For Your Eternal Good

Jesus slept on a pillow in the midst of a raging storm. How could He? The terrified disciples, sure that the next wave would send them straight to the bottom, shook Him awake with rebuke. How could He be so careless of their fate? He could ... Read More »

The Father May Let You Wander, But He Will Never Let You Go.

Over the past few weeks, I’ve been in multiple conversations with weary and wounded friends who have called it quits. Whether past or present, they’ve reached the point where their life’s circumstances have proven too brok... Read More »

Watching the News Without Losing Your Mind (Or Your Faith!)

A few years ago, I wrote an article about anxiety and the sovereignty of God. At that time, my children were pre-school and young elementary age, and I struggled with worry over them. I found that article the other day and read through it, ... Read More »