When you don’t have time to say much or your words are limited, do you use your words to encourage or criticize? To build up or tear down? What is your legacy with your voice?...

I blew it…AGAIN! As we left the church parking lot, I was in a hurry to get to Lowe’s. This elderly couple in front of me had the audacity to drive five miles less than the posted speed limit. ...

In the midst of a recent crisis, God showed one of our readers how he can use all things for his glory and for good, even the most painful situations....

Putting on a bathing suit is the bane of my summer existence!! I am not at all excited about moving from being fully clothed to wearing a swim suit!...

The definition of transition is a process or a period of changing from one state or condition to another. Words used to describe a transition are passage, change and crossing. We transition from school to summer. For most, it’s a welcomed and...

She had so many things running through her head during the Ezer conference. She had spent years trapped in the guilt, shame and remorse she felt from sexual sin in her 20’s. Praise God that he had set her free indeed!...

He works so hard every day. She can’t imagine the pressure he feels from bearing the weight of his job along with leading his familly. Sometimes she is in awe of the godly man he is!...

She stays up late almost every night, telling herself she has chores to do, emails that need responses, and her favorite show to watch. But really, she’s just avoiding a sexual encounter....

Her mother was abused, wounded and discarded. Her mother associated sexuality with evil and passed that down to her daughters. Her mother would tell her that she had a prostitute spirit and that giving herself to a man was dangerous and wicked....

She just can’t seem to get that old flame out of her mind. That relationship was so much more exciting than this one, she thinks. Her husband is steady, but life has gotten boring and predictable. Their sex life is ho-hum. ...

“How can he be upset?” she thinks to herself. Wasn’t she thinking of him when she wrote on her list, “make time for hubby?” She doesn’t know what he expects of her. He should be happy that she recognizes that she must...

It all began innocently for Miriam. She received a message on Facebook from an old crush that simply said, “Beautiful family. You’re looking better than ever.” It brought a smile and even some butterflies to get a compliment from this man who...

She was out with a man with whom she enjoys spending time. Together they watched what initially seemed like a “harmless” movie....

She puts the kids in bed after a long day and is anxious to sit back with a drink and watch her favorite drama on TV. She feels like this is exactly what she needs after a long day. ...

She looks at herself in the mirror and groans. Who is this frumpy, out of shape woman? After a couple of children and twenty pounds, Anne doesn’t feel attractive anymore....

God designed women and put us on this earth to be ezers. We share the same calling, but our individuality and season bring a uniqueness to bear on the way that calling plays out in each of our lives. As ezers, we are uniquely...

Picture partnering as a dance. When you dance with a partner the old fashioned way, you are both moving together. The strength in the dance is that each of you has a different view and perspective....

Picture nurturing as two friends walking side-by-side. Walking together, we have the opportunity to get to know another. Sometimes we have to slow down to stay together; sometimes we have to pick up the pace to keep up with another....

Since we launched the Ezer study and began using a common language to discuss Biblical femininity, the question has been asked, "why do single women need to be concerned with being an ezer?" While it would be great if this was an uncommon concern...

It’s February now and her New Year’s resolutions have fallen by the wayside. She was so determined that things would be different this year. She would actually lose those extra pounds, start eating in a more healthy way, and begin exercising every day. ...

As we have learned in the Forever teaching series, if we focus on Heaven then it will free us here. What does that look like though in real life?...

Her daughter is upset because the party was postponed; by the way she’s acting, you would think the whole world had ended!...

Our pastors have been teaching a four-week series on Forever and what it means to live in light of it. Thinking in terms of the end of this temporal life here on earth, or any end for that matter, it brings up the fact there...

The Ezer Study for women at Grace has been a growing experience for me as I process the concepts presented in the thoughtfully prepared materials and discussions. I had heard of the term “ helpmate” a while back and was always a bit bothered by...

Laura’s children are home for the holidays! It feels nice to have everyone under one roof. She hopes for lots of family time, especially now that the Christmas frenzy is over....