Recently I was reading in 1 Peter, and noticed a verse I'd never noticed before. This passage in chapter 3 is so well-known: "Likewise, Wives be subject to your own husbands, so that even if some do not obey the word, they may be won without a word by the conduct of their wives, when… Continue reading Fearless Women; Submission in a post-modern era.
It's about time. I feel as though I've been in limbo for the past 10 months before Aurora was born. 10 months before her birthday, in October of 2017, my husband and I had a normal routine in our lovely apartment and life was predictable. Then we decided to move, and at the same time… Continue reading Discovering a New Normal
Shame (Noun): a painful emotion caused by consciousness of guilt, shortcoming, or impropriety. Worthy (Adjective): having worth or value. Shame is a feeling that I am quite familiar with. There are many reasons to experience shame, some of them understandable (I won't say that shame is ever appropriate. At least not for the child of God), some of… Continue reading The Compassion of Christ, and Self Worth
We are 6 short yet simultaneously endless weeks away from meeting our baby girl face to face. It's been a roller coaster ride of a pregnancy, and I think some of the joy of pregnancy is wearing thin. I'm ready to hold my little one in my arms, instead of my belly. I've been contemplating… Continue reading Approaching Parenthood
I've been contemplating lately how intensely powerful our words are. We all know the cliche Christian phrase "words can build up or tear down"; or even the secular version of Thumper's Mama saying "if you can't say something nice, don't say anything at all." But what does that really mean? And who does it apply… Continue reading The Streams of Life (words are power)