How I Made Peace with the Proverbs 31 Woman #WordWednesday

This week our Bite of Bread reading plan is about “worth”. It’s a great study on what is of great worth to God which helps us navigate what should be valuable to us. One of the verses is Proverbs 31:10. “A wife of noble character who can find? She is worth far more than rubies.” … Continue reading “How I Made Peace with the Proverbs 31 Woman #WordWednesday”

Word Wednesday: I’ve Never Liked the Proverbs 31 Woman/ Chayil

Do you know her? She’s perfect. Perfect. In case you don’t know her, let me introduce you. Here she is: (Proverbs 31: 10-31) [b]A wife of noble character who can find?     She is worth far more than rubies. 11 Her husband has full confidence in her     and lacks nothing of value. 12 She brings him good, not … Continue reading “Word Wednesday: I’ve Never Liked the Proverbs 31 Woman/ Chayil”

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I Want to Be Like Ruth When I Grow Up

Working through the Ruth Bible Study this week I realized that I want to be like Ruth. It’s not the romance (which I think we place in the story much more than what really happened). I want to be like Ruth because of how she lived and loved sacrificially. It seems that very little she … Continue reading “I Want to Be Like Ruth When I Grow Up”

7 Scriptures on “Beautiful”#BiteofBread

(Don’t miss the giveaway at the end!) The other day, I stood in a friend’s kitchen chatting and waiting on her guests to arrive, when one of the little neighbor girls came in to ask for a drink of water. She sported a purple one-piece with pink polka-dots, and her brown ringlets, damp from the … Continue reading “7 Scriptures on “Beautiful”#BiteofBread”

Word Wednesday is back! I’ve Never Liked the Word “Submit” Until Now

Planning a wedding in two weeks doesn’t allow much time for marital counseling. I think we spent only thirty minutes with our pastor twenty-five years ago. As we settled into chairs facing our silver-haired sage, he opened his Bible to Ephesians 5:22 and read, “Wives, submit to your husbands as to the Lord.” Yep, those … Continue reading “Word Wednesday is back! I’ve Never Liked the Word “Submit” Until Now”

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