My story is one that is notorious. Most at the very least, know my name. Bathsheba. The woman bathing on the roof that King David had to have. The harlot who became the king's wife after her husband was killed in battle at David's orders so to cover up a scandalous affair and illegitimate pregnancy. An affair in … Continue reading The Real Bathsheba
"Thank you very much for giving me this. And I appreciate my fans, also my wife and my girlfriend." The words recently tumbled out of the Ghanaian soccer player's mouth before he realized what he had said. He had received man-of-the-match honors and quickly became the "star" of the video that went viral. A few days … Continue reading Editing, rotating, reframing
Redeemed is my word this week! In beginning my summer in the black hole of busyness, somewhere in the back of my mind, I kept thinking, "What does redeemed mean to me?" But quickly those thoughts got moved to the back burner in exchange for my busyness. I’m not sure how I manage to fill … Continue reading The Longest Distance in the World
"She puts her hands on the distaff, and her fingers hold a spindle." Proverbs 31:19 Okay, I know what you're thinking. "What the heck is a distaff?" Yeah, I thought the same thing, so I googled it. Turns out a distaff is a stick or spindle used for spinning, designed to keep the unspun fibers untangled … Continue reading You Reap what you Sow
"She perceives that her merchandise is good, And her lamp does not go out by night." Proverbs 31:18 I have spent many hours, days, weeks, and years imagining the way my future husband will propose to me. It only seems like the typical thing for a girl to do - dreaming about the perfect gown, … Continue reading Am I Ready to be a Wife?
The Proverbs 31 woman seems like such an illusive example to follow. Doesn't she??? Especially when you consider the point in history that these verses were recorded. How is it possible that such a woman existed in a time that was so primitive in comparison to what we experience now? I mean, COME ON! She does everything … Continue reading Unattainable Superwoman