Articles by Jasmine Holmes

Motherhood

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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Motherhood

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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Relationships

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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Relationships

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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Culture

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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Motherhood

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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Suffering

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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Motherhood

Dear PostPartum Mama, You Are Beautiful

Jasmine HolmesApr 18, 2017

I’m sure many could recommend diet and exercise. I’m also sure many can remind you not to give in to vanity. But I only want to offer you encouragement.

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House Keeping

Will You Become a Partner Through Patreon?

Jasmine HolmesApr 18, 2017

As I’ve started writing more, many people have asked how they can support this work. Here’s how you can become a partner.

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Suffering

Hope for the Suffering on Resurrection Sunday

Jasmine HolmesApr 14, 2017

The timing of our suffering is known by the Lord but often hidden from us. We are left here to trust him as he works all things together for his purposes.

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Reviews, Sponsored

A Neat Discovery on My Natural Hair Journey

Jasmine HolmesApr 12, 2017

My journey towards embracing my natural hair has taught me a lot about myself, and about what it means to be a good steward of the body the Lord has given me. NRGK’s black shampoo has become a staple ingredient on this journey.

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Relationships

Single Black Women in Evangelical White Space: Eight Things We Wish You Knew

Jasmine HolmesApr 10, 2017

Even as a married woman, I still find myself looking back and wishing that my white friends knew some of the unique struggles I had to face and that I still watch so many of my sisters in Christ face every day.

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