The Shape of Motherhood in the Grip of God
In the everyday stretch and squeeze of motherhood, Tricia Goyer often feels smooshed by the demands of life. In Blue Like Play Dough, she shares her unlikely journey from rebellious, pregnant teen to busy wife and mom with big dreams of her own. As her story unfolds, Tricia realizes that God has more in store for ...read more
Why You Don't Have to Worry About Being Good Enough for God
On those days when French fries litter the floor of your minivan, when you think bad words about other drivers, when your smile hides an anxious heart–in those moments when you fall short of all you’d hoped to be–what does God see when He looks at you?
In your less-than-lovely moments,
God ...read more
Everything Your Teenage Daughter Wants You to Know But Will Never Tell You
Hear your daughter’s heart…
without the angst, arguments, or arm-wrestling
Raising a teen daughter can be like trying to chart a course underwater. You can drown in an ocean of one-word answers, defensive conversations, and unpredictable outbursts, and never get anywhere. Popular teen ...read more
How to Reveal the Real You Behind all That Mom
No one begins life as a mom. Before you have children, you are an amazing combination of friend, daughter, confidant, visionary, encourager, and thinker. You start out in life using your gifts and abilities in a surprising variety of settings.
Then you have children and the role of mom–as wonderful as it ...read more
Fifty-Two Amazing Ways to Master the Art of Personal Change
Do you wish something in your life was different? Take heart! You already possess the first and most important ingredient for change. Don’t waste your dissatisfaction, wield it!
Intimate, humorous, and inspiring, Only Nuns Change Habits Overnight will take you on a journey from where you are to ...read more
The Journey into a More Intimate Faith
Fall in love with Jesus–again, and again, and again
Through ten illuminating encounters, walk into Jesus’ life, love and delight! Laugh, grow, and rest in Christ’s presence as you share these vivid meetings with the One who loves you more than life itself. With humor and spiritual depth, ...read more
What You Need to Know About the Inner Lives of Men
Discover the Truth He Wants You to Know
The man in your life carries important feelings so deep inside he barely knows they’re there, much less how to talk about them. Yet your man genuinely wants you to “get” him—to understand his inner life, to know his ...read more
How to Move Beyond Betrayal
You Are Not Alone
In the wake of betrayed intimacy, you may feel nauseated, angry, humiliated, desperate. Why am I not enough for him? Can our marriage be saved–and do I even want to try? Will this unbearable ache ever go away?
Amid the devastation that follows a spouse’s sexual ...read more
Understanding How Men Communicate
You talk for thirty minutes, telling him every detail of your day. He has three great ideas for how to fix your problems.
“Why can’t you just listen to me?” you ask. You pull back, he gives up, and your marriage suffers.
The problem? He’s a man. And you expect a ...read more
Flawed Women Loved by a Flawless God
Learn more about how God works
through strong-willed women!
More is what you’ll find here: more in-depth teaching in a workbook format, more questions that help you grasp the lessons each story offers, and more ways to embrace the grace and sovereignty of God. This companion workbook brings ...read more
Finding Intimacy with God in the Busyness of Life
An invitation for every woman who’s ever felt she isn’t godly enough, isn’t loving enough, isn’t doing enough.
The life of a woman today isn’t really all that different from that of Mary and Martha in the
New Testament. Like Mary, you long to sit at the Lord’s ...read more
Discovering God's Extraordinary Gifts
Unwrap the gifts Jesus has chosen especially for you.
During His time on earth, Jesus transformed countless lives with a simple touch or a few compelling words. Those who chose to accept His gifts found their lives forever changed, forever marked by hope.
Incredibly, He offers to touch you today in the same ...read more
Drawing Others to God's Extravagant Love
Discover the sheer joy of sharing God's love.
Just as a woman in love delights in telling others about her beloved, a woman in love with Jesus finds indescribable joy in introducing others to Him. Yet the very idea of evangelism leaves many feeling inadequate or fearful.
In this encouraging devotional, ...read more
For every woman who knows a little chocolate is good for the soul.
Stimulating. Satisfying. Tantilizing. Delicious. Chocolate is that sweet “something extra” that infuses anything ordinary with delectable flavor and zest. In the same way, loving friendships can sweeten a woman’s life and ...read more
Flawed Women Loved by a Flawless God
Good Women Behaving Badly
A spiteful boss, a defiant employee, a manipulative mother, a desperate housewife, an envious sister…honey, we know these women. We’ve lived with them, worked with them, or caught a glimpse of them in our mirrors.
Now let’s take a look at their ancient ...read more