By Contributing Writer, Marci Ferrell But Jesus looked at them and said, “With man this is impossible, but with God all things are possible.” Matthew 19:26 When I first started writing this post I wanted to title it, “How Not to Witness to Family Members.” I believe I have more qualifications in writing about all my failures [...]
By Contributing Writer, Marci Ferrell “…or rude. It does not insist on its own way; it is not irritable or resentful;” 1 Corinthians 13:5 How does my Christian life measure against these characteristics of true love? When we begin to understand that love is only love when it acts, and that it is not just [...]
By Contributing Writer, Marci Ferrell As I was pondering where to begin in sharing about our time this past year in caring for my husband’s sweet Mama in her final days, I realized my first post at Visionary Womanhood was Biblically Caring for Our Aging Parents. We had just brought Mom home and were adjusting to caring for her [...]
Every Christmas season I look forward to reading the account of the birth of Christ in Luke together as a family on Christmas morning. I’m amazed at Mary’s faith. What must have gone through her mind when Gabriel approached her? How did she process the news that she and Joseph were to raise the Son of God? What depths of sorrow did she endure while watching her Son die a horrific death on a cross? There are many lessons we can learn from her life, but I want to share just ten today.
By Contributing Writer, Marci Ferrell But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, self-control; against such things there is no law. Galatians 5:22-23 Love is patient and kind; love does not envy or boast; it is not arrogant or rude. It does not insist on its own way; [...]
By Contributing Writer, Marci Ferrell Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, he is a new creation. The old has passed away; behold, the new has come. 2 Corinthians 5:17 The Gospel. The Good News of the redemptive work of Jesus Christ on our behalf. As believers we know it, we remember it, and we celebrate [...]
By Contributing Writer, Marci Ferrell We are finding ourselves in the next season of life where we have adult children. The best advice I can give you as you relate to your adult children is to remember that they are still young. Our adult children need much grace and time to grow as they learn to maneuver through [...]
By Contributing Writer, Marci Ferrell When Natalie shared that August’s topic would be homeschooling, I had concern as to what I could add or share about this month. Most of the contributors here are seasoned homeschooling parents or have been homeschooled themselves, while my experience is homeschooling one child…and not until he was in eighth grade. [...]