...though, slightly concerned who might see us entering the automatic doors of the recently deemed heathen superstore. It was in that moment I got a check in my spirit. Not because we just crossed a line by momentarily sacrificing our ethics for the sake of convenience while there's a major boycott going on, but because of what it's really … Continue reading We Shopped At Target Today…
There is a time and place to be a warrior. Some mornings you’re woken up by the sound of battle. Your trust is in the Lord as you pick up your weapons that day. But for me, I have been swinging a sword at shadows for most of my life. Prepared to fight for myself, … Continue reading The Weapons Make the Warrior
During introductions at the beginning of a small group, I introduced myself as “a gifted and talented teacher.” After noticing a few raised eyebrows and a funny look from a co-leader, I quickly corrected that statement to say, “I am a teacher of gifted and talented students.” The fact is, more often than not, I … Continue reading Gifted Beyond Compare
We have this hope as an anchor for the soul, firm and secure. - Hebrews 6:19 This is one of my favorite verses. This verse reminds me of the power and the promise of our Heavenly Father. What is hope? Hope to me is an all-knowing attitude that something good is and will happen despite … Continue reading The Power of Being Hopeful
So if the Son sets you free, you are free indeed. John 8:36 [WARNING: This blogger is having a rough week. Or it could be hormones. But isn’t that the same thing? Bless you, dear reader, for bearing with her.] Right. So how deep does that go, exactly—free from what? I did a quick word … Continue reading Free? What Is This “Free” of which You Speak?
When I was first assigned my verses for the Proverbs 31 woman series, I had no idea what or even how I was going to write on this. Because as you read about this larger-than-life woman, any other member of our gender can't help but feel completely inferior in every way if this is who we're … Continue reading No Comparison, I Surpass Them All