A Biblical Response to Issues Women Battle

Identity

I remember first dealing with identity in high school. I had previously been homeschooled, so entering a private school my sophomore year was an education in many ways. But it was the first time I really came to notice “cliques” and groups that mattered to me. There...

Perfectionism

The day that I married my husband was, up to that point, the happiest day of my life! We had seven months from the night he proposed until the day that we walked down the aisle, and we made the most of it. We spent hours upon hours working through wedding details. We...

Learning Contentment

The walls felt like they were closing in around me. The air in the room grew heavy, and each breath I took stole every last ounce of my energy. With puffy eyes, a weary body, and an aching heart, I was desperate for an escape. Escape from a broken world, escape from a...
Fighting Fear with Fear: Replacing Fear of Man with Fear of the Lord

Fighting Fear with Fear: Replacing Fear of Man with Fear of the Lord

For most of my life, I have considered myself a “people pleaser.” I often avoid conflict to keep the peace, go out of my way to do something for someone that isn’t necessarily my responsibility, and worry too much about letting people down. At times, it can be easy...

Jealousy: The On-ramp to Unhappiness

Jealousy: The On-ramp to Unhappiness

I know a thing or two about jealousy. We all have sins that we tend to struggle with more than others. I have struggled with jealousy since I was a child. I remember watching a classmate in kindergarten color with colored pencils. I didn’t even know that such amazing...

Anxiety

Anxiety

I never thought of myself as an anxious person. I’m fairly low-key, not easily stressed, and don’t let things get to me. However, there have been times in my life when anxiety hits hard. I miscarried my first pregnancy, and it completely shook me. Miscarriage was one...

Other Refuge Have I None: Fear and the Promises of God

Other Refuge Have I None: Fear and the Promises of God

When my guinea pig, Hugh, was a baby, the roof of our home needed to be repaired. Up above us all day, we heard pounding through the ceiling, relentless from every corner of the house, and Hugh was not a fan. When moving his cage to the basement didn’t help, I held...