When I met Phillip, just one day shy of my twenty-third birthday, I was limping on the heels of a really horrific breakup.
My heart had been so badly bruised by a guy back home in Texas that I wanted to do anything to get a Sunday away from the sympathetic glances of our tiny community. I begged my dad to take me to TGC’s 2013 conference in Orlando for my birthday.
Meanwhile, a couple of states over in Mississippi, Phillip was making last minute plans to attend the same conference.
I met him my first day there.
It’s been quiet on the blog lately. This fall brought two speaking engagements (a new thing for me), my fifth year of teaching, a new job for my husband, and life with a toddler. But I’m back to share a few thoughts. And I’m trying hard not to apologize for being away. I love writing […]
Wifehood, motherhood, and homemaking are not the beginning and end of my identity. While important, I am allowed to have other gifts and callings.
The phrase “biblical womanhood” is often a sweet Jesus Juke that silences the discontent that could lead us to the Cross.
These two dresses have been a fabulous addition to my fledgling wardrobe. One step closer to having a personal style, y’all. It’s coming!
We must base our understanding of meritorious womanhood on the Gospel that applies to real women.
It’s harder than the culture’s notion that we are perfect and more complex than the inner voice that screams that we are worthless worms in every way. Be kind to yourself.