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Let’s celebrate each other

As Christian women we are at different stages of the development of our faith. No one wakes up one morning and automatically becomes the best godly woman. This process takes time, consistency and patience. Women shouldn’t be judging other women.  And yet it happens every day. The patriarch system has us pitted against each other and it […]

10 Inspiring Quotes from Elisabeth Elliot

10 Inspiring Quotes from Elisabeth Elliot

One of the women who has inspired my walk with the Lord is the late, Elisabeth Elliot. Elisabeth (née Howard; born December 21, 1926) died this morning (June 15, 2015) at the age of 88. She was the author of several books, many dealing with themes of suffering, loneliness, singleness, manhood and womanhood, and family. Elliot was […]

Heart to Heart: Mpho Mashishi

Heart to Heart: Mpho Mashishi

No one gets married to be divorced. Those are the words of Mpho Mashishi who at a young age met her prince but soon discovered that life is not all champagne and roses. Mpho, like so many Christian women experienced Divorce: a death of a marriage and the death of a dream. And when her life and […]

Devotional: Rest in the Lord

Devotional: Rest in the Lord

“I, even I, am he who blots out your transgressions, for my own sake, and remembers your sins no more.” ISAIAH 43:25 Rest in the Lord, wait patiently, have faith in Providence and God’s love. In this way, you actually get your life under new management. What happens when a business repeatedly fails to show […]

Devotional: Don’t Give Up

Devotional: Don’t Give Up

“Here is a call for the endurance of the saints” (Revelation 14:12). We all long for rest from the fatigue of living. God placed the desire for rest in our souls, and he promises to fulfill it: “I will satisfy the weary soul, and every languishing soul I will replenish” (Jeremiah 31:25). The “Now” and “Not […]

What makes up a healthy genuine friendship?

What makes up a healthy genuine friendship?

Anybody can say they have a “friendship,” but acquaintances are often what’s more common in our society today. When you “friend” somebody on Facebook it’s not a true act of “befriending”– not really, it’s a contact point, an acquaintance. A healthy – real – friendship is not easy to come by. It takes prayer, purposeful effort and lots […]

Devotional: He lifts our heads

Devotional: He lifts our heads

Life has a way of beating us down – there is always more to do and there are always setbacks and discouragement . So many things, so many experiences make us hang our heads. Sometimes from shame, possibly from confusion, perhaps from exhaustion, maybe a sense of defeat or overwhelming grief. We hang our heads.  Psalm […]