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Marriage

Timeout For A Love Story

Jasmine HolmesOct 3, 2017

75% of the time, my husband is God’s answer to my prayers in ways that I never predicted, but 100% of the time, he is God’s sweetest earthly grace to me.  Share this:FacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsAppEmail

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Womanhood

Shame and the Cool Christian Girl

Jasmine HolmesSep 24, 2017

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… Share this:FacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsAppEmail

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Womanhood

Homemaking Is Not the Most Important Part of My Identity

Jasmine HolmesAug 24, 2017

Wifehood, motherhood, and homemaking are not the beginning and end of my identity. While important, I am allowed to have other gifts and callings. Share this:FacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsAppEmail

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Womanhood

What Depression Taught Me About Biblical Womanhood

Jasmine HolmesAug 14, 2017

The phrase “biblical womanhood” is often a sweet Jesus Juke that silences the discontent that could lead us to the Cross. Share this:FacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsAppEmail

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Reviews

The Wright Style Review: Preferred Patterns and Price Compared to LuLaRoe

Jasmine HolmesAug 2, 2017

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! Share this:FacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsAppEmail

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Womanhood

That Time I Tweeted About Biblical Womanhood

Jasmine HolmesJul 30, 2017

We must base our understanding of meritorious womanhood on the Gospel that applies to real women. Share this:FacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsAppEmail

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Womanhood

Be Kind To Yourself

Jasmine HolmesJul 24, 2017

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. Share this:FacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsAppEmail

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Marriage

When Marriage Really Is “Hard, But Good”

Jasmine HolmesJul 18, 2017

Here on earth, marriage is broken sometimes… because we are broken. Share this:FacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsAppEmail

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Womanhood

How We Misunderstand Strong Women

Jasmine HolmesJul 12, 2017

We’ve bought the stereotype that women are either wallflowers or warriors. In reality, every one of us is more complex than that. Share this:FacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsAppEmail

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Sex

You Don’t Deserve a Perfect Spouse: Three Sins to Fight

Jasmine HolmesJul 6, 2017

Our list of acceptable spousal qualities is often little more than a self-gratifying thesis of what we think we deserve. Share this:FacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsAppEmail

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Relationships

The One Where I Help You Reconcile the Old and New Me

Jasmine HolmesJul 4, 2017

Since that documentary and my early blogging days, a lot of people aren’t quite sure what to do with me. They have a hard time reconciling the old and new me. Share this:FacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsAppEmail

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Relationships, Technology

Why Your Smartphone Is a Direct Threat to Your Friendships

Jasmine HolmesJun 26, 2017

To use our smartphones as a haven from the messiness of face-to-face, three-dimensional friendship is the enemy of authentic intimacy. Share this:FacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsAppEmail

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