Books

Biblical Womanhood

Q&A: Helping a Fearful Child

Sep 27 2017 8:37 am

Anne asks: I have a 4-year-old daughter who is very emotional and very sensitive (your story about Caly was so encouraging because I see so many similarities) but these... Read More ›

Living Wide Awake

Sep 17 2017 8:15 am

A timer is a handy tool for mothers. When my children were young—in the days before smart-phone apps—I frequently used a white plastic egg timer to let them know... Read More ›

An Important Rule for Peace

Sep 7 2017 8:11 am

It’s a commonly accepted truth: the older you get, the less you care about what others think about you. This can be a good thing, ushering in a new... Read More ›

Helping Our Kids Overcome Envy

Aug 2 2017 6:06 am

Envy isn’t just a kid problem, but kids haven’t gotten good at hiding it yet—which gives us as parents the opportunity to help them see and overcome its tenacious... Read More ›

What Does Forgiveness Look Like?

Jul 20 2017 7:25 am

Recently, I shared a few thoughts in response to a question from one of our readers: how do we deal with our emotions when another Christian sins against us... Read More ›

Teaching Our Children About Beauty

Jul 12 2017 9:54 am

“How do we raise our children in this world of beauty gone bad?” This question—in the appendix of Mom and Nicole’s book, True Beauty—is on the forefront of my... Read More ›

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 ›