But Ruth said, “Do not urge me to leave you or to return from following you. For where you go I will go, and where you lodge I will lodge. Your people shall be my people, and your God my God. Ruth 1:16 I was doing my daily scripture reading when I started on the book of Ruth. Ruth is one of those hidden gems … Continue reading Looking for my Ruth: 8 Characteristics of A Faith Inspired Friendship
They replied, “Are you from Galilee, too? Look into it, and you will find that a prophet does not come out of Galilee.” John 7:52 There is something so grating when people speak against us with partial knowledge. They speak as if they know all the facts, as if they have the final say over our situation. We see it over and over throughout scripture … Continue reading THE ERROR OF ASSUMPTION: 7 Ways to Avoid Speaking Before Knowing
This post is a little different from my normal blog posts but I pray you’ll stick with me. Recently I shared how God brought me a dog right when I needed her the most. She comforted me, and was a training tool that God used as I waited to become a mother. You can read about it here. Majambo has been a part of our … Continue reading When the unexpected happens…
The heart of her husband trusts in her,and he will not lack anything good. Proverbs 31: 11 It seems like such a general statement to say he won’t lack anything good. What is good? And how are we supposed to know when it is good? I’ve taken a section from my book “8 Characteristics of a Modern Proverbs 31 Woman” and I’ve decided to share some … Continue reading How do I bring good to my husband?
Today, the day after Mother’s Day, I want to give a shout out to our spiritual mothers. To the women who have never given birth to a child. Women who may have chosen not to have children or struggled trying to conceive. These beautiful women, who endured personal struggle and at times judgment from their peers as they transitioned through times where women were having children… and … Continue reading 5 Lessons I’ve learned from Spiritual Mothers
Let’s talk about it. The subject that many women hold in secret shame. That one detail that shatters self-esteem, confidence, and marriage relationships. Let’s talk about that word that causes most honest women to lie to themselves and to those around them. So what is the subject? What is the word? Infertility. I hate that word. It goes against everything I know to be as … Continue reading Where is God in my infertility?
With this pandemic shutting down dine-in restaurants, local businesses, and flower shops, the standard go-to gifts for mom can be hard to come by. I know as a business owner, orders for Mother’s Day have taken a pause as we face uncertainty with delivery times. No one wants to risk ordering something only to find it will be arriving late but we also don’t want … Continue reading 12 Easy Mother’s Day Gifts