How His Faithfulness Surprises, Delights, and Amazes
"I have a secret prayer," confesses humorist Nancy Kennedy. "Every night before I go to sleep, I pray that I will wake up with a body like Cindy Crawford's...that the pile of Hershey kisses I ate won't go directly to my thighs...that one day someone will push a refrigerator-size check in my face and say, ...read more
Finding Rest in the Warmth of God's Smile
God Delights in You!
Imagine a girl on a swing: leaning backward and easily pumping her legs back and forth, closing her eyes while the wind blows through her hair. She is safe, she is secure, she is free and forgiven. Perhaps you find yourself thinking, I want to feel loved and safe and secure. I want ...read more
How I Conquered My Fear of the Proverbs 31 Woman
It’s Time to Laugh Away the Myth of the “Perfect Woman.” Women juggle endless responsibilities these days, from bringing home the bacon and frying it up in the pan to making sure husband and kids have a good supply of pork rinds—and that’s just the tip of the iceberg. Whether we’re ...read more
Surrendering the Lies That Bind You to the God Who Frees You
Which Everyday Idols Are Holding You Captive?
FOOD. BUSYNESS. IMAGE. POSSESSIONS. ACHIEVEMENT. APPROVAL. CONTROL. PERFECTIONISM. ATTENTION. HAPPINESS. BEING RIGHT. "PERFECT" RELATIONSHIPS. INDEPENDENCE. REVENGE. SELF-PITY. LOVE. SELF-RIGHTEOUSNESS.
Like most women, you probably have a life filled ...read more
Glimpses of Life, Love, and the Quest for the Perfect Lip Gloss
The Just-Right Shade of Grace
Hmmm….Kissable Kiwi or Fire Engine Red? To hold your child tight like you desperately want to, or let him go like he needs? Every woman grapples with such life issues and intangibles as faith, mercy, grace, and hope…but few have the ability to dress theology in blue ...read more