When Expectations Rule Your Heart: Christian Wife 101

Expectations are stern taskmasters, aren’t they? Demanding we dream big if we want to be happy and then dragging us down when things don't work out. In marriage, expectations require special days and special gifts and ramped-up hope of spending romantic time with our husbands, but 93.7% of the time, ...

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Wisdom for the Planner-Loving Woman

I’m a planner. A woman who simply loves to schedule things. A woman who needs to know ahead of time what she’s doing on any given day and with confidence jots down the best way to go about it. I love the usefulness of planning ahead and the control I feel when I fill in the monthly squares and ...

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Eve Had Everything

Eve had everything a woman could ever need or want: food, comfort, beauty, companionship, purpose, even communion with God Himself. Yet, we read in Genesis 3 she was subtly manipulated by Satan into desiring even more. And what more was left? Knowledge, Power, To be like God, To be ...

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The Secret Was in Her Smile

I came across a picture years ago of a Christian woman living in a refugee camp in Myanmar (formerly Burma). She was squatting on a dirt floor; the walls of her home empty canvas rice bags. Few possessions and no adornment could be seen. But amid the squalor, the picture captured something ...

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