Do not conform to the pattern of this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind. – Romans 12:2
I’ve spent several weeks now hitting hard on our need for repentance, purity, prayer and sound doctrine. Today I’m taking a brief departure from matters of the heart to focus on how our culture has made it almost impossible to find (more…)
Some of the worst decisions I’ve seen young women make (or women of any age, for that matter) involve men. That’s because so many of us find our worth in men. We find our validation in men. We seek our fulfillment in men.
My sweet young friends, you are worth so much more than that. You are indescribably precious in the sight (more…)
As a young woman, I transitioned from awkward and geeky to what some men considered attractive without noticing the transition myself. Ungrounded in my faith and uninstructed about my conduct, I naively pursued friendships with men without a second thought about whether those men could have had feelings for me. It took advice from a man to open my eyes to (more…)
I am night blind. Years ago, I took my dog for a long walk right around dusk. It was summer, and I live in Florida, so I wore the standard-issue sleeveless top and shorts. Each of these points is important, people, because of what happened next.
Before I even realized what was happening, my foot caught in a bike ramp made of fresh (more…)