Is the Bible misogynistic? Are women treated like second-class citizens? Does God see women differently than men?
Summary: What's your dream? What is that thing you've wanted to do or accomplish for years? What's that fantasy you return to over and over, thinking "just wait until they see me ___"? I bet it's a good one. Your castles in the sky are platinum, glittering and promising. But now...back to earth. How likely … Continue reading You’re That Artist’s Kid (Exodus 36)
Summary: Do you remember the crappy gifts you gave your parents when you were little? I remember drawing my best imitation of a blue first place ribbon and cutting it out for my father. I wanted to give him the "Number 1 Dad" award. Of course, parents love those silly little things and keep them … Continue reading Here’s My Heart, Lord (Exodus 28)
Summary: When was the last time you felt a 'NOPE' in your spirit? You know what I'm talking about. Someone asks you to do something with them or for them or even suggests you do something for yourself. Maybe you agree at first. But then you start to reconsider. And the more you think about … Continue reading Adult Tantrums (Exodus 4)
Summary: I've never experienced a family reunion, but I've always wondered what they are like! I'd imagine that they can be a bit overwhelming at first, especially if your family is very big. But imagine the stories and lessons you can learn from the different generations in your family. Imagine the joy and excitement of … Continue reading Going On An Adventure (Genesis 46)
Summary: Reality shows are popular usually for one reason and one reason only - the drama. There's just something about the betrayal, the arguments, and those scathing, furious fights that thrill us, and even satisfy us, especially when the person clearly in the wrong gets their behind handed to them. We get to taste some … Continue reading How To Handle A Hater (Genesis 31)
Summary: Sometimes I daydream about my future husband. I imagine how we'll meet, the many dates we'll go on, and how he'll propose. Never once have I imagined my husband cheating on me or the inability for us to have children or one of us dying. I don't like to think of those things because … Continue reading What They Don’t Tell You About Being Happy (Genesis 29)
Summary: Do you want to have kids one day? Maybe you're one of those people who wants eight kids. Or perhaps you'd like a conservative 2.5 kids. Or you already have a family. But if you're in the group of people who either chose not to have kids or are adamant that they will never … Continue reading When Three Men Populated the World (Genesis 10)