Category Archives: womanhood

My Role Models

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Lately I’ve been thinking more deliberately about my role models. It’s important to have heroes among your friends, family, and acquaintances, and I do. But you also need larger-than-life role models to keep you focused on who you are and … Continue reading

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Cultivating Life

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Jules-Adolphe Breton, The Last Gleanings (public domain) On Mother’s Day morning, I woke up thinking about the things that bind women together. Not the things that separate us. In much of the Christian world, there’s an implication that childless women … Continue reading

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We Speak Now Linkup

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I’m doing a linkup today with the organization We Speak Now. See below to learn what they’re all about – it’s definitely a message I support! Thanks. Ellie Coburn // | Christina Soto // Piecing it all together | Shane … Continue reading

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My History of Silence

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I’ve spent most of my life apologizing for my opinions, but I’m currently experiencing a lot of opportunities and encouragement to use my voice boldly. Over the past five or six years, I’ve learned to own my thoughts and feelings … Continue reading

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Book Review: Becoming Myself by Stasi Eldredge

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I’ve written before about Captivating, the book that Stasi Eldredge co-authored with her husband John. Despite what some perceived as its narrow picture of womanhood, it really resonated with me – the “too much and not enough” dichotomy is still … Continue reading

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A Treatise on Saying No

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I’m privy to a lot of (unsolicited) dating advice. Not usually directed right at me, just articles and blog posts I come across. Some of the advice has been worth pondering. Some has been smug, insensitive and/or just plain bad. News … Continue reading

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Further Empowerment

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When I was in college, one of the books making the rounds was Lady In Waiting, a presentation of the book of Ruth as an ideal love story. It encouraged women to become more like Ruth (or at least the author’s … Continue reading

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The Road Not Taken

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Until I got divorced, I always saw job and career as a temporary thing. I was raised in a very traditional home. Although my mom has a degree and could have chosen other things, she chose to stay home with … Continue reading

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Scattered Thoughts on Captivating

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As I mentioned in Monday’s book post, I just re-read Captivating, by John and Stasi Eldredge. It impacted me when I first read it several years ago, but this time I experienced it in a new way. This book isn’t … Continue reading

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Sovereign God = empowered women.

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