March 20, 2013

Are Beauty Pageants “Beautiful?”

Have you ever considered what the real difference is between stripping off your dignity to stand on a runway or stage (often half-dressed) while strangers evaluate your body—strangers who are given the right to decide whether or not you’re “good enough” and standing on an auction block while slave traders do the same thing?

Both situations are humiliating, degrading, and ultimately shameful—both are done for the base pleasure or benefit of others, but somehow …

August 13, 2012

Rejection: Friend or Foe?

“You shall no longer be termed Forsaken, nor shall your land any more be termed Desolate; but you shall be called Hephzibah, and your land Beulah; For the Lord delights in you….” (Isaiah 62:4)

So, why do so many of us try to live in the land of the forsaken when we have been invited to the land of the cherished? (Eph. 5:29-30) …

February 14, 2012

Where Does Your Worth Come From?

“Let your beauty be found in “the hidden person of the heart, with the incorruptible beauty of a gentle and quiet spirit, which is very precious in the sight of God.” 1 Peter 3:4

Christian ladies, you are not defined by your outward appearance. Your worth and value aren’t measured by what you look like. Your value comes from the fact that you are made in the image of God. Your …

November 13, 2011

Redefining Beauty

Interesting how the “new normal” has yet again redefined beauty for women. Keep your eyes on Jesus; not on the model or actress who would never be able to compete with even her own Hollywood image.

August 22, 2011

So This is…Love?


So this is love. So this is what makes all of life divine. I’m all aglow, and now I know, the key to all heaven is mine…

Guest Post: By Jessica McDonald

The following article was written by my precious daughter, Jessica McDonald. I am amazed and grateful to God for all that He is doing in her heart. When she told me about her recent …