“I love shopping at Target but I love Jesus more.” I read these words and I stopped. Does shopping at Target really mean that I hate Jesus? Will I lose my soul if I don’t follow along with everyone else as they boycott yet another wayward company? It may seem like a black and white … More Should I Boycott If I Love Jesus?
I stood in front of the mirror. As I allowed my eyes to run up and down my body, a few stray tears escaped and rolled down my cheeks. It just wasn’t fair. This isn’t what I wanted. “What’s wrong?” my husband said, looking concerned, as he came around the corner. “N-nothing,” I said hastily … More Why I Never Want My Pre-Baby Body Back
So, you’ve found this guy and he seems like he is the one you want to spend the rest of your life with – but you have doubts creeping in. Is this guy worth my time? Is he ever going to change? Is this normal behaviour, or should I expect more? Is he the problem, … More 4 Sure Signs You Should Break Up
Wearing a bikini is not a sign of bravery. … More We Are the Brave Ones
Upon reading an article about one Singaporean pastor’s reaction and opposition to the LGBT Pink Dot festival held in Singapore (whose behaviour I must admit, sounded pretty irrational), one of my coworkers made a remark about how unloving some people were, then turned to me and said, “What would Jesus do?! He would just love everyone … More Love Wins, Every Time
In my first post in this series, I addressed the fact that I am incredibly thankful my mother talked to me about sex before I got married. Unfortunately there are many girls who didn’t have as good an experience as I, and these often go into marriage carrying with them damaging misconceptions and/or expectations. I’ve … More Talking Dirty: Why Christian Girls Have a Hard Time Understanding Sexuality (and How to Talk About It)
Lately I’ve been sharing the stories and thoughts of some young women here at Worthy Woman Wednesdays, to encourage us all about the future of the church and be more aware of the struggles young women face. I’m really interested in what keeps young people in the church and interested in the church. Today I … More Miriam Sparks: Using Your Talents and Shining Your Light for the Lord in Your Youth
[This article contains a frank conversation about intimacy. Please read this only if you are mature enough to handle such things. If such offend you, please refrain from reading. Thank you!] The world is constantly portraying men in a certain light in regards to their sexuality – and truthfully it isn’t always fair. The danger … More 5 Lies the World Tells You About Men and Sex
I don’t normally write response posts, but this is a response to this post (which I recommend only looking at if you are female), which details a plus-size woman’s social experiment to see what the reactions would be if she went down the beach in a low-rise bikini. I felt the need to write a response … More I Am An Average-Sized Woman and I Don’t Need to Wear a Bikini to Prove Anything
There were many people who questioned my decision not to “try out” my boyfriend before he became my husband. I really can’t blame them for thinking I was strange. In the relaxed moral climate of Australia, the very idea of waiting until marriage to share a bed is rarely heard of, and even more rarely … More Dear Girl, It’s Worth the Wait.