God’s word is living and active. Don’t believe us? Read the verse above. Nearly two years ago, the founders of Sisterhood Ministries chose this verse—originally written hundreds of years ago—as we mapped out our plans for this ministry we’d dreamed about starting. Of course, we thought “wilderness” would look different
Did you know there are writing tools to help you find just the right title for an article? I wanted to name this one: Going inside-out to find right-side-up in an upside-down world. My online tool said it stunk, so I dropped it. But dang, it captures what I prayed
Have you ever tried to sew fabric to elastic? If the circumference of the elastic is smaller than the circumference of the material, you need to sew a “gathering stitch” on the fabric. It’s a loose stitch. It’s not fancy, but without it, you could never pull the fabric together.
Sometimes the journey we walk to answered prayer is much longer and harder than seems possible. Sometimes the journey includes consequences of our past choices and healing and growth need to come before our prayers are answered. But God is with us every step. I have not always been the
Senior year of high school I walked around the corner to see my very best friend surrounded by a bunch of laughing girls. At lunch, they’d been talking about a party one of the girls was having—a party to which everyone except me was invited. Hurt and angry, I wrote
Almost two years have passed since a judge signed the papers . . . and every promise was broken. Nearly 20 years of marriage, just over. And now, I’m divorced. Just saying that still makes me want to weep. There have been few things in my life as unwanted as