There was a piece of my mother that remained absolutely her own. When I hear this song, I see her that way – not as a mom or a wife or a woman doing ministry.
You should grow your hair out, he told her. I like girls with long hair.
Moving abroad doesn’t feel like spreading your wings or flying at all. It’s nice to think of it that way. But it actually feels a lot more like climbing a mountain.
If she’d been healed, we would have had a great story. A great testimony. But the thing is, sometimes the testimony isn’t that God gave you what you wanted – it’s that He made you into the person you couldn’t become without the tragedy.
Over the last few days I’ve had so many conversations about books I loved in 2015. So I’ve decided to do the first annual Delpys – my awards for the best of 2015 in books and music. Here we go! (This isn’t necessarily stuff that came out in 2015 – just stuff I discovered or […]
But days like today, my mind is filled with a few of these one thousand gifts, moments of no regret, only overflowing thankfulness.
There is something really special about eating together around a table in a home.
Begin to open the door for her now. Begin to instill in her a boldness and an unapologetic desire for the advancement of the Gospel.
In this 96-page book, Beth Felker Jones brings the discussion of sex out of the realm of untouchable and into the reality of our everyday lives.
How many women in my life have been so ordinary that the light inside of them was like a sweet, secret treasure – morsels of grace to be shared simply and quietly? Sitting across from coffee or pancakes much later than I planned has proven to me to be more healing, more life-giving than people living on a larger scene.