No Offense 1.25.17

“Good sense makes one slow to anger, and it is his glory to overlook an offense.” Proverbs 19:11 Anyone very close to me would probably testify that I am an EXTREMELY sensitive person. I read into the “tone” of emails and texts, consider non-praise the same as criticism, and assume my husband is hinting that […]

Second Choice 1.17.17

“We love, because He first loved us.” 1 John 4:19 Read Genesis 29. In these verses, we read about the totally relatable (and extremely unfortunate) story of a woman named Leah. The Bible tells us that her husband, Jacob, was tricked into their marriage by her own father. Jacob had served him for seven years […]

The Submissive Wife 1.11.17

“Wives, submit to your own husbands, as to the Lord.” Ephesians 5:22 Ladies, we are stepping into some tricky territory today: submission. Sounds pretty condescending, huh? Maybe even a little anti-feminist. But the truth is, we have been commanded by the Bible, the living breathing word of our Almighty Father. It can’t just be glossed […]

Patience 1.5.17

“And let us not grow weary of doing good, for in due season we will reap, if we do not give up.” Galatians 6:9 As we are starting out our New Year’s resolutions and combatting reasons to give up before the first week is out, patience becomes crucial. Our cultural habit tells us that we […]