What You Long For…

Following is my favorite poem, “The Invitation” by Oriah. Hadn’t read it in a while, then picked it back up this afternoon as certain phrases kept ruminating in my busy head… It doesn’t interest me what you do for...

Eve’s Role as Helpmeet

After God created Adam He declared, “I will make an helpmeet for him…” (Genesis 2:18) What exactly is a “helpmeet”? I developed my own offbeat translation of “helpmeet” in my early 20’s as I secretly...

Our Children Are Our Teachers

These are my babies, 7 years ago this month…at the height of their innocent glory. In honor of Mothers Day and lessons learned from my children continuing to raise me, I have come up with Twelve Reasons to Learn at the Feet of Our Children:...

God’s Ways Are Not Man’s

Building upon what I’ve shared in the last couple of posts, regarding the “new” way Jesus the man taught and treated women, I want to share my thoughts on one of the most intriguing and least-understood figures in the New Testament…the...

Jesus Came to a Woman First

Today Jeff and I taught our daughter’s Sunday School class a group of eager and restless 12 and 13 year-olds. Because it’s Easter Sunday, we tag-teamed the story of the last days of Christ’s life: the washing of the apostles’...