Wait on the Lord: 3 Things You Can Do While You Wait

There’s this word that whether we want to admit it or not, we as women hate to hear. The word is… Wait! In fact, being impatient has been ingrained in me for a very long time. My first bad note sent home was for not waiting in line patiently. Everyday in Ms. Miller’s 2nd grade […]

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My Fear and Desire for Sisterhood

Do any of the following sound familiar: “Girls are harder to raise than boys.” “I get along with men better than I do with women.” “Women are so dramatic and catty.”   Perhaps many of us have heard these words, maybe even from the very women who have raised and shaped us over the years. […]

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In Her Storm, Be There

When they met me, I was a bit of a wild child – partying, drinking, smoking – hoping a buzz or hazy cloud would ease the pain. I was in the tail end of a terrible relationship. For 5 1/2 years – from freshman year of high school to sophomore year of college – love paraded itself as screaming […]

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SOAP Bible Study Method with an Example from Acts + Free Printable

A couple of weeks ago, I posted a picture on Instagram about the SOAP Bible Study Method (which stands for Scripture, Observation, Application, and Prayer) I use during my quiet time. To my surprise lots of people had never heard of this method and were interested in learning more. The SOAP Bible Study Method is a simple and effective […]

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It’s Not Enough to Just Pray About It: How to Make Wise Decisions

With life, change is inevitable – whether by choice or forced circumstances, we are constantly making decisions. Decisions on whether or not to take a job, move to a new city, marry this person, or to pursue a certain degree program. Decisions, decisions, decisions. And oftentimes, decision making is not so black and white – […]

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A Prayer for the Single Woman Still Wounded by Love

As a woman who has experienced the heartache of a long-term, broken (even sometimes abusive) relationship and who then continued to engage in more fruitless, broken relationships, I understand that love can wound you. It can wound you so much so that you continue into a cycle of hurt and pain with more men. A […]

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