Learning to Love Well, Part 2: Your Husband

Today’s Truth:  “Loving your husband well requires death-do-us-part commitment, sacrifice, and humility. Believe me. None of these are easy. But without them, the marriage is in trouble.” Welcome back to Part 2 of my Learning to Love Well series. Last time, we looked at a few ways to demonstrate our love to God—you can click to […]

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Overwhelmed Maybe, but Not Defeated

Today’s Truth: “When we get overwhelmed, it’s easy to feel defeated but God assures us we are not.” So… I have to admit, I’m feeling a little extra overwhelmed these days… Without going into the gory details of all I’m managing right now, it’s a wonder I’m not curled up in a fetal position sucking my […]

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Keep Calm by Keeping The Holidays Sacred

Today’s Truth: “At the end of the day, you should feel like these holidays honored God because you kept them sacred. In other words, your plans, preparations, and attitude of the heart were set apart from those far from God. When we keep things sacred, we make it more about Him and less about us.” The month of November always ties me in knots. On […]

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Modern Day Idols (Part 2)

Today’s Truth: “Many of us have given Jesus Christ the ‘title deed’ to our lives, but we are banking on something or someone else (even ourselves) to provide what we need, to hold our trust, or give us what we desire.” Last week I started to explain the concept of idolatry in today’s modern world. […]

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Modern Day Idols (Part 1)

I’m so glad to be back with you today! It’s been a crazy couple of weeks in the Edwards’ home front, with a cabinet remodel, school, work, kid stuff, and on and on… I hope you’ve benefitted from the last two posts of The Radical Wife e-newsletter written by my friend, Jen Oliver. If you missed […]

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When Helping Does More Harm Than Good

Today’s Truth: “As mothers, we tend to do things for our kids that they could and should be doing themselves…in reality, though, we may be stunting their maturity and growth.” NOTE: This truth topic is very near and dear to my heart. Though most of my examples pertain to parenting, this concept is true about anyone […]

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Are You Living Out Your Roles?

Today’s Truth Bite: “Since God values people more than things and accomplishments, our most important roles to Him are the ones involving relationships…It is here in life where we clearly make an impact on others, whether positively or negatively.” Many years ago (and I do mean many), I attended a women’s retreat with my church nestled among the beautiful redwoods […]

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Rebuilding Trust in Relationships

Today’s Truth: “Trust can only be built when our words and actions work in tandem over time.” If you’ve ever dined alone, it can be very difficult to pay attention to your own business, right? Like yesterday. I had the opportunity to enjoy an early dinner by myself at a local café. It wasn’t busy, and […]

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