Last year was a rough one for reading. I read, as I always do, but due to all the difficulties, I bent more toward re-reading my favorite comfort books than challenging myself to accomplish any sort of list. This year, however, I wanted to get back on track with the discipline of reading, so I… Continue reading 2021 Reading Challenge, Part 1
Earlier this month I shared a section from a seminar I did on feminism a few years ago (Does the Answer to a Woman’s Identity Crisis Lie in Her Career?). To answer another controversial question – should mamas stay home with their babies? – here’s the next section from that seminar. What Adds Real… Continue reading Should Mamas Stay Home with their Babies?
No one can steal the beauty Of a woman Who knows who she is And Whose she is. She steps forward With quiet confidence Because what other women have Doesn’t threaten her. Her eyes glow With both passion and compassion As she lives out her calling And her care for others. Her… Continue reading No One Can Steal Her Beauty
I found this quote on Pinterest one time that said, “Stop for just one second. Think about all the people you’ve secretly had a crush on. All the people you’ve found attractive, but never said anything to. Every stranger you’ve temporarily fallen in love with on public transportation. All the people you’ve dreamt of and… Continue reading The Secret, Inner Life of the Human Experience
Recently I let the realization sink in that I have bought into the culture’s idols of romanticism and individualism for far too long. I’ve let them become my default, along with the idol of marriage that often shows up in the church, and have encouraged and fed them by filtering my life’s story around them.… Continue reading Turning Off the Romantic Default Switch
“But false prophets also arose among the people, just as there will be false teachers among you, who will secretly bring in destructive heresies, even denying the Master who bought them, bringing upon themselves swift destruction. And many will follow their sensuality, and because of them the way of truth will be blasphemed. And in… Continue reading The Resistance and the Refuge
I’ve heard guys say before, “I just wish women would tell us what they want and stop expecting us to just know!” So I am here today to help you all out and give you a short list of what women want. Not all women want all of these things. I doubt that every woman… Continue reading 40-Some Things that Women Want
(Much of this content first appeared in a seminar I gave in spring 2018 entitled “Redeemed Womanhood: An Alternative to Cultural Feminism.”) I think all of us – men and women – go through some kind of “identity crisis” in our lives. Maybe “crisis” is too strong of a descriptor, but certainly some kind of… Continue reading Does the Answer to a Woman’s Identity Crisis Lie in Her Career?