How would you help a woman who can’t seem to say “no”? When someone in authority asks her to do an extra task, she says “yes,” even at the expense of her commitments to friends and family. When a man pursues her sexually, she is overcome by what feels like a locked-in syndrome. She wants to refuse, but nothing comes out of her mouth. He … Continue reading CCEF: Can’t Say No
Titus 2 women who spend time counseling in the Christian community will appreciate this. By Leslie Vernick As Christian counselors, pastors and people helpers we often have a hard time discerning between an evil heart and an ordinary sinner who messes up, who isn’t perfect, and full of weakness and sin. I think one of the reasons we don’t “see” evil is because we find … Continue reading Vernick: 5 Indicators of an Evil and Wicked Heart
From the Christian Pundit “Mentoring is so American,” a friend from another country told me. We were talking about older women mentoring younger women, and she had a different take on it than most people around me. “Where I’m from, people would never do it. They just take part in the life of the church and try to be faithful in their personal lives.” What … Continue reading Mentoring 101 – The Titus 2 Role Explained
Somewhere in West Tennessee, not far from Graceland, nine women — or “The 9 Nanas,” as they prefer to be called — gather in the darkness of night. At 4am they begin their daily routine — a ritual that no one, not even their husbands, knew about for 30 years. They have one mission and one mission only: to create happiness. And it all begins … Continue reading The Business 9 Women Kept A Secret For Three Decades
When the earthly husband enjoyed his many companions and habits and left for greener pastures, the Heavenly Husband rushed right in. “For your husband is your Maker, Whose name is the LORD of hosts: And your Redeemer is the Holy One of Israel, Who is called the God of all the earth.” Is. 54:5
I remember the night I was served divorce papers. Life as my family knew it would change forever.
I had purposed to keep my little brood together and continue homeschooling. It was an insurmountable task. Continue reading “Broken Dreams”