Articles by Jasmine Holmes


Our Teachings on Purity Must Be Rooted in Scripture

Jasmine HolmesJun 2, 2017

Our current emphasis on the purity role women play regarding men’s lust neither honors women nor respects men. Even worse, it’s not rooted in Scripture.

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Beauty, Culture, Ethnicity

Three Things That Will Help You Understand Natural Hair

Jasmine HolmesMay 25, 2017

This is not a complete apologetic on black hair care — but I hope it is helpful in spurring on this continuing conversation.

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Single For a Reason: Eight Lies We Tell Unmarried Women

Jasmine HolmesMay 22, 2017

Imperfect people get married every day. So why are we telling single people that perfection will bring them a spouse?

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House Keeping

This Is Not a Mommy Blog

Jasmine HolmesMay 18, 2017

This blog is for all women who love the Lord and his Church, and who desire to live rich lives for his glory!

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Biblical Womanhood Doesn’t Begin and End in Proverbs 31

Jasmine HolmesMay 16, 2017

Biblical womanhood doesn’t begin and end in Proverbs 31. It begins in Genesis. It ends in Revelation. It is found in the entire redemptive story.

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I Nursed My Baby for the Last Time

Jasmine HolmesMay 14, 2017

Today was the last time I nursed my son. Dear newly nursing mama — don’t miss this.

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The Danger in Mothering for the Masses: On Millennial Mamas and Social Media

Jasmine HolmesMay 11, 2017

Mothers, your service to your kids isn’t measured in how the audience of the world rates your performance.

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Our Wedding Rings Give Us Amnesia: On Empathizing with Singles

Jasmine HolmesMay 7, 2017

We were once all too aware of the pressure of being a single, but once married, forget what it was like to feel like a pawn. Our wedding rings give us amnesia.

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The Time I Was Called a Feminist: How We Use Labels as Weapons

Jasmine HolmesMay 4, 2017

Using labels like feminist as a weapon in debates is unhelpful. While they keep our lives neat and tidy, they also help us avoid the messiness of progress.

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Jordan Edwards, Racism, and the Church: This Is a Family Matter

Jasmine HolmesMay 2, 2017

The death of Jordan Edwards is yet another reminder that an honest family meeting to discuss matters of race, ethnicity, and justice is long past due. This conversation needs compassion rather than condemnation.

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Stay At Home Mom and Career Mom: You Were Made for Something Greater

Jasmine HolmesApr 27, 2017

Being a stay-at-home mom is not your ultimate calling — and nor is being a career woman. You were made for something greater.

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Saying “The Gospel Is Enough” Is Not Enough

Jasmine HolmesApr 25, 2017

Simply telling hurting people “the Gospel is enough” is antithetical to our duty to live out the implications of the Gospel.

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