The Feminist Movement began when I was in high school. It had a huge impact on my generation and beyond. Feminists were known for throwing off the traditions once held by women. Feminism was recognized for freedom from the existing roles and expectations of women, as mothers and keepers of the home.Continue reading Beyond Feminism
A reader disagreed with my last blog post. It cited scientific research which claims, people reading or listening to the Bible four times a week, are less likely to practice behaviors such as gambling, pornography, drunkenness, and sex outside of marriage.¹ The reader’s argument goes as follows:Continue reading Risky Behavior – Part 2
You’ve heard this before but it’s still hard to hear. American Christians are Biblically illiterate. The problem is epidemic.¹Continue reading Risky Behavior
On Sundays when I was kid, I would dress up in my Sunday best, go to church, sing praises to God, hear a great sermon and go home to a big Sunday dinner. When I grew up I continued the same practice. Plus I read the Bible, attended Bible study and sang in the choir.Continue reading Untouched Hearts
WHEN MORNING GILDS THE SKY
My heart awaking cries:
May Jesus Christ be praised!
Continue reading May Jesus Christ be Praised!
I got up early one morning
And rushed right into the day;
I had so much to accomplish
That I didn’t have time to pray. Continue reading The Difference
We were talking about alcohol addiction when one person said his whole family had been delivered from alcohol. Someone asked him how this happened. We all had in mind what we thought he would say. Continue reading Why prayer is hard
It’s fall again. Time to get back into the swing of things and regular routines. If you’re like me you’re looking to get back into a study group. Continue reading I love to study!
A loving, well-written admonishment on how and why Christian women should dress modesty by Kari Dent.
Dear Sisters in Christ,
First, I want to tell you that I love you. I really do. Trying to be a godly woman in this godless society is tough. We need each other. We need to be one another’s most enthusiastic cheerleader. I have a friend and mentor who closes all of her emails and messages with the phrase “Cheering you on!” That has been so encouraging to me over the years, and I want to cheer you on as well. I truly desire to do that.
There’s a word used frequently in the New Testament called “exhortation.” Sometimes we use it interchangeably with “encouragement.” The words are definitely similar, but there’s a little different aspect to exhortation. Encouragement says, “You are doing great!” Exhortation says, “You are doing great! But I know you can do even better!” Exhortation pushes you forward and deeper into your walk with Christ and…
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This is a book review of The Believers, which is about the Shaker movement, that began in the east then spread to Kentucky. Since writing this book review I have realized the Shakers were fanatics and zealots. We have fanatics and zealots today in all religions but also within Christianity. I was raised in this kind of culture. Continue reading The Believers
Have you ever wondered about the scripture on Head Coverings from 1 Corinthians 11:3-16? In the past, I’ve read this scripture and thought, oh yes, that must be where the Catholics got the idea of women wearing a veil during mass. Continue reading Head Coverings – Part 1