I remember the first few times I participated in women’s ministry as a new Christian. Since I was not raised in the church, I had no preconceived notions of what these events were like, nor had anyone really explained to me the purpose of gender-specific ministries in the church. All I heard was “Bible study”…Continue Reading “Fighting for women’s ministry (when you don’t feel like it)”
The Scott Sauls book “Jesus Outside the Lines” wasn’t about mommy wars, but it totally could have been.
Is venting your frustration harmless?
The second week of my Monday Mutual link sharing.
It’s been a while, yeah? RECAP TIME. In the months since I last posted to my blog, I have managed to; -Make some new friends -Accidentally light my kitchen stovetop on fire -Cut all my hair off with the assistance of Youtube tutorials -Pretended to be a hostage and get “rescued” by a SWAT team…Continue Reading “Cussing preschoolers and God’s mercy”
We can argue about Christian media consumption in some other blog post. In this one, I’m just gonna say it; I love the television show “The Walking Dead”. Love it. My Google calendar had the season premiere marked for last Sunday. I even had a timer set on my phone to keep me from missing…Continue Reading “Wolves Not Far”
Pinterest; great for organizational tips. Not-so-great for theology lessons.
I am way too emotional. It’s not always a bad thing, but it definitely is right now. It’s been one of those weeks where virtually nothing has gone the way I planned, everything is upsetting me and nothing anyone says makes me feel better. Little by little, I’ve begun feeling locked up inside of…Continue Reading “Captives”
Yesterday afternoon I was really unkind to Wil. To drop the sugar-coating for a minute, I was hateful for no apparent reason other than that I felt like it. It’s pretty embarrassing in retrospect. I quickly apologized and he forgave me, but it prompted a good conversation between the two of us about how…Continue Reading “Things nobody told me about submission in marriage”
I doubt anybody has noticed, but The Newbie Homemaker is dead. Gone. Finito. Over. I’ve avoided publishing any of my posts over there for the last two months out of frustration and boredom. I hate fiddling with wordpress and their restrictive settings. I’ve mulled over the thought of self-hosting so that I had more creative…Continue Reading “Insomnia makes me ballsier.”