Books

Biblical Womanhood

Grace That Leads Me Home

May 24 2017 3:04 pm

My grandma likes to tell about the time my dad, a little boy of five at the time, wandered away from the house and out onto a busy street.... Read More ›

Don’t Let Your Limitations Stop You

May 3 2017 6:57 am

We all have limitations. A condition of limited ability; a defect or failing. Our particular limitations could be a lack of time, money, energy, ability, or experience; or the... Read More ›

Four Women Who Worked Hard

Apr 19 2017 5:45 am

The greeting sections of New Testament epistles fire my curiosity. We are given tantalizing morsels of information, hardly the full back-story. But if we look at these verses like... Read More ›

What God Does With Failures

Apr 12 2017 5:35 am

When I prepare a message to speak (which I did this past month), I always create two documents. The one document is the message itself, and the other is... Read More ›

“The Snare of Compare” Refresh

Mar 29 2017 4:38 am

It happens when we walk into a room. We compare. We mentally measure our beauty, status, talents, or situation against the other women present. If the numbers come out... Read More ›

The God Who Looks After You

Mar 15 2017 7:15 am

I was reading along with my “Read the Bible in a Year” plan the other day and found myself in Genesis 16. (Please don’t do the math on this,... Read More ›

Surviving the Winter Blues

Feb 15 2017 6:50 am

It’s February in Louisville, and we haven’t seen the sun for more than ten minutes all winter. The air is wet and cold, the kids are sniffly, and it’s... Read More ›

Why It’s Worth It

Feb 10 2017 8:16 am

To all of you who sent encouraging messages about us restarting girltalk, thank you! We have been so blessed to hear from you, and we’re excited to get started... Read More ›

New Year, New Content

Feb 7 2017 8:02 am

After almost a year hiatus—which sounds a whole lot more restful than it was—we’re excited to re-start the conversation here at girltalk. We never meant to stop, actually. What... Read More ›

Going Out and Coming In

Feb 2 2016 9:23 pm

”The Lord will keep you from all evil; he will keep your life. The Lord will keep your going out and your coming in from this time forth and... Read More ›

Who to Follow In the New Year

Jan 13 2016 9:27 am

(The New Year presents a new temptation for me to sinfully compare my life and productivity to other people. This biblical counsel from my mom—which she first shared with... Read More ›

Christmas Expectations and Emotions

Dec 10 2015 8:38 am

Christmas is about expectations. “Come thou long expected Jesus” was the prayer of God’s chosen people as they waited for the Messiah. In celebrating Advent, we enter into those... Read More ›

How to Express Our Emotions

Nov 19 2015 8:48 am

How does a mature Christian handle her emotions? “Keep a tight lid on them” is the answer many of us might offer. But this intuitive reaction is not God’s... Read More ›

Should We Suppress Our Emotions?

Nov 10 2015 9:57 am

(Editor’s note: Last year we wrote several posts about helping children handle their emotions. Here are a couple of thoughts for grown-ups on the same topic.) Many of us... Read More ›

The Good Kind of Comparison

Oct 22 2015 8:31 am

We see them when we walk into a room or stroll through a crowd: the women who are prettier than we are. They are everywhere, aren’t they? Women have... Read More ›