How To Make Your Life Count Forever

Do you want your life to count forever? You can know that it will if you’ll follow three steps. 1. Make sure you’re on the right road. 2. Think Different 3. Use your life to build something eternal. ~ A beautiful path can still be a road to nowhere ~ Is this a picture of […]

How To Win Your Family’s Praise

Image from: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Women%27s_Marathon_London_2012_006.jpg#filelinks Her children rise up and call her blessed; her husband too, and he praises her: “Many women have done excellently, but you surpass them all.” Proverbs 31:28-29 What more could a woman want than to know that her husband and children think she’s the best? Today’s post features a Checklist of Suggestions […]

All You Ever Need

Throughout October we have examined the layers of truth describing the Proverbs 31 Woman. Now toward the end of this incredible passage we come to the words that pull on our heartstrings and stir a deep yearning to experience ourselves this joy, this long anticipated, greatly desired joy. Her children rise up and call her […]

Still, My Soul Be Still

Do we need to enjoy a little stillness in our hearts and lives this morning? Stillness pushes back the world and opens our spirits to God’s gracious sanctifying work. In to Thy silent place of prayer The anxious, wandering mind recall Dwell ‘mid Thy own creation there, Restoring, claiming, hallowing all. Then the calm spirit, […]

Parenting Like Jesus

If Jesus was a parent. I want to plant that picture in your mind. Jesus as a parent. Now with that picture in mind, read our verse for today. She watches over the ways of her household, And does not eat the bread of idleness. Proverbs 31:27 Isn’t this just what Jesus does for us […]

How To Be A Blessing To Your Kids

She opens her mouth with wisdom, and the teaching of kindness is on her tongue. Proverbs 31:26 Your children need wisdom if they’re to grow into the adults God is expecting. Foolishness takes up most of the real estate in their young hearts and minds. They are most open to receiving wisdom when it’s been […]

What To Wear?

Do you want to be able to resist attacks, be impervious to stresses, and always be capable of effective action? You need to know what to wear. Strength and dignity are her clothing, and she laughs at the time to come. Proverbs 31:25 What can you possibly wear that can guarantee success in the face […]

7 Ways To Support Your Husband’s Career

My husband and a ministry group climbing to a remote village in Ghana to visit pastors and churches. Her husband is known in the gates when he sits among the elders of the land. Proverbs 31:23 Are you an asset to your husband in his career? Does he benefit from your encouragement and complementary participation […]

Common Threads of Women’s Lives

I’ve traveled on four continents and everywhere I go I meet women who love interior decorating and fashion. It seems an abiding and passionate interest in our homes and our clothes are common threads that bind us together across the face of the earth and through the long ages of history. They unite us in […]

The Proverbs 31 Woman and Technology

Well it happened. My beloved 27″ iMac hard drive died a sudden death taking a yet to be determined amount of my photos, documents, etc with it. I have a new name for episodes like this: mini-trials. Mini-trials are still better than many trials. I’m going to ask for your kind indulgence today while I […]