Godly Women Blog

  • With All Your Mind

    With All Your Mind

    “I hate the double-minded, but I love Your law” (Psalm 119:113). How do we avoid the trap of double-mindedness? As humans, we often struggle with making...Read More

  • Can’t Sleep? I’ll Chew the Cud!

    Can’t Sleep? I’ll Chew the Cud!

    A recent bout of sleeplessness led to a thought that consoled me. A cow’s digestive system helped me realize how to profitably fill time before I fall...Read More

  • What Is Truly Precious?

    What Is Truly Precious?

    Have you ever thought about the word precious? We often use it to describe gems or family. But what is truly precious to you and to God? There are many...Read More

  • Put Your Feet in His Footsteps

    Put Your Feet in His Footsteps

    When I was young, I used to go hiking through the woods with my father. This taught me about nature, but I also learned another more important lesson. By...Read More

  • Dementia, Part 3: More Dangers of Spiritual Dementia

    Dementia, Part 3: More Dangers of Spiritual Dementia

    While dealing with the effects of dementia on my mother, I thought about the spiritual dementia afflicting mankind and threatening us. Here are three more...Read More

  • Dementia, Part 2: The Dangers of Spiritual Dementia

    Dementia, Part 2: The Dangers of Spiritual Dementia

    While dealing with the effects of dementia on my mother, I learned some lessons about the spiritual dementia afflicting mankind and threatening...Read More

  • Dementia, Part 1: What Caring for My Mother Taught Me

    Dementia, Part 1: What Caring for My Mother Taught Me

    Dealing with the debilitating effects of dementia on my mother over the years before her death was difficult to say the least. But it taught me some important...Read More

  • So, You Think You’re Too Old to Serve?

    So, You Think You’re Too Old to Serve?

    Do you think you are over the hill and too old to be of use to God? Is that really the case, or can older people still show love to others through...Read More

  • Love, Peace, Respect … and Pride?

    Love, Peace, Respect … and Pride?

    A decorative flag got me thinking about what the Bible says about pride. It’s not a pretty picture. Recently, as I was driving through town, I saw a...Read More

  • An Impartial God and What He Expects of His People

    An Impartial God and What He Expects of His People

    Improper ideas and attitudes about race infect our society. Sadly, these kinds of attitudes can also exist in God’s Church. How can we make sure we don’t have them? This past year has...Read More

  • Life, Lessons, Promises and Birds

    Life, Lessons, Promises and Birds

    Life lessons often come through hard knocks or from sterling examples. But by birds? Really? Well these birds proved to be masterful teachers. These teachers—and their lessons—were...Read More

  • Remember!

    We live in trying times that can cause fear and worry for God’s people, especially women. What can the examples of women in the Bible teach us? We are living in frightening times, and...Read More

  • A Noncompete Clause for Church?

    A Noncompete Clause for Church?

    What might we experience in our congregations if we chose to sign a figurative contract of noncompetition? You may be familiar with the legal concept of a noncompetition agreement....Read More

  • Grandmothers in the Bible: Good, Bad and Blessed

    Grandmothers in the Bible: Good, Bad and Blessed

    Two of the most prominent grandmothers in the Bible are Lois and Naomi. What can modern grandmas learn from the examples of these grandmas? Grandmothers are a mixed bag in the Bible....Read More

  • That It May Be Well With You

    That It May Be Well With You

    A young man’s good example of honoring his dad stirred me to reexamine how well I am listening to our spiritual Father. Recently I was listening to the true story of a 12-year-old boy...Read More

  • Rise, Take Up Your Bed and Walk

    Rise, Take Up Your Bed and Walk

    Christ performed many miraculous healings. What should those healings mean to us today? Does God offer us a similar miracle? There was a pool of water surrounded by the lame, the sick,...Read More

  • Today in Belgium and Tomorrow

    Today in Belgium—and Tomorrow?

    After the terror attacks, our hearts went out to our friends who live near Brussels. In a world gone mad, what could we tell them about our hope? As we began our morning’s routine, an...Read More

  • The Rock

    The Rock

    Life brings good times and hard times. Here’s how I learned to pray and, when I am overwhelmed, to run to “the Rock.” As World War II drew to a close, my mother heard a radio program....Read More

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