#metoo

When everything blew up and the #metoo movement exploded last Fall, I watched as one Facebook and Twitter follower after another shared her stories of being abused or assaulted. I remember thinking, I’ve been through a lot, but thank you, God, I’ve never had to deal...

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Change in Perspective

I can tend to see the negative in things and I don’t like that about myself, so I’m working on it. The cool thing is it’s amazing how such a simple change can also be so profound. In my first marriage, for example, I HATED that the bed wasn’t made. I repeated this...

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Dear Pastor Patterson…

I set out to write a post to/about this pastor who has done such damage to women, to Christians, to the holiness of marriage, to clergy. But then I realized I don’t think I have anything new to say that I haven’t already said. I have been ringing this bell for about...

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Friday Reader Feature: Soul Steady

This is a continuation of a series every Friday where I will be highlighting the growth and healing of one of my readers, a new reader each week. These, my sweet ones, are their brave and vulnerable stories. Take heart…you are not alone.  -Elisabeth God’s kindness has...

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Divorced & Anti-Divorce

I have haters. I don’t really care about them all that much anymore. I have received horrible messages over the past few years: You hate men! I don’t, I love men…well, allow me to rephrase…in general I respect good men and I love my man. You’re not a Christian...

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Friday Reader Feature: Giving God Control

This is a continuation of a series every Friday where I will be highlighting the growth and healing of one of my readers, a new reader each week. These, my sweet ones, are their brave and vulnerable stories. Take heart…you are not alone.  -Elisabeth After college, at...

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