How to Be Strong When You Need It

When a crisis hits we want to be mentally and emotionally strong. I received an email from my friend giving details about her neighbor who had cancer. The cancer had been misdiagnosed and now nothing could be done — the weight loss, commode and hospital bed arriving at her home across the road — was not what I wanted to read. I had my own concerns to deal with as I was being called back for a follow-up mammogram. My friend was anxious for her neighbor, but I was tense too. I should know better. Faith in Jesus gives me a hope and a future,Read More →

Last time in our #PrayBoldGirl series we discovered, through Eve’s story, how to look for and be thankful for God’s goodness in unwelcome consequences. This week we are looking at how Eve could have prayed when she realized she’d messed up. Eve is the only woman to have known what it is like to live in a perfect world. Perfection is impossible for us to imagine. We only know a life where childbirth is painful, husbands and wives argue and divorce, and many women, and sometimes men, are victims of domestic violence. We live in a world where women struggle to find a voice, to be heard,Read More →