by Tonja Taylor
"And let the peace (soul harmony which comes) from Christ rule (act as umpire continually) in your hearts [deciding and settling with finality all questions that arise in your minds, in that peaceful state] to which as [members of Christ’s] one body you were also called [to live]. And be thankful (appreciative), [giving praise to God always]."--Colossians 3:15, AMPC
Some days, this is easier than others.
This morning, although I got a good night's sleep, it seemed the traff
by Tonja Taylor
I am so thankful the LORD only shows us what we can handle at the time. If He had shown me all the junk at once--the bitterness, anger, guilt, unforgiveness, envy, fear, shame, unworthiness, and such--that was in me for years, I would have surely just been so overwhelmed that I would have just passed out and gone on to Heaven!
"How are you?" our church friends and others ask. "Fine," we learn to say, for when we actually do bare our hearts and share the not-so-fine stuff i
Brethren before I get into the context of this article, I want you to know I didn't write this to create any controversy.
Under the guidance and inspiration of the Holy Spirit, this article is written to remind women of how God wants us to be, rather than taking on the world's view. In writing this I am also ministering to myself.
Yes this can apply to all Christians, but this has been specifically written for women, as us ladies hold a special place in the church. We a
I always had in mind what I believed would bring me contentment, house with a white-picket fence and 2.5 children. God however had other plans for me than my picture-perfect idea of what I thought satisfaction was. I struggled for years accepting that my life had turned out differently than I had hoped. I lost my contentment by focusing on all my desires that were unfulfilled.
Not that I speak in regard to need, for I learned in whatever state I am, to be content. I know how t
Sometimes, your fears may overwhelm you to the point that you feel like giving up. When this happens, the next step is to put your faith in God. Using the help of God can make a big difference in overcoming your fears, anxieties, and depression.
The one source that a woman should use as a basis in managing their fears and anxieties is using God as a basis in dealing with their fears. The power of God is the one power that is stronger than your fears and anxieties. Also, God
I can still remember the moment when I came face-to-face with a real Proverb 31 woman for the first time.
I was a struggling baby Christian, trying to figure out how I, a recovering daughter of the women's movement, was ever going to learn to be quiet and subservient.
After all, that is what a Christian woman is - Right?
But, then I met her.
Sure, I had met other Christian women in church. But, there was something different about her.
She wasn't a church mouse. But, she
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