My “Jacob” Life

24 Jacob was left alone, and a man wrestled with him until daybreak. 25 When the man saw that he could not defeat him, he struck Jacob’s hip socket as they wrestled and dislocated his hip. Genesis 32:24-25 Jacob is one of the most personally relatable people in the Bible for me. Not the whole … Continue reading My “Jacob” Life

Biblical Gender Roles in Marriage: Part One

Submission. That is probably the singular most difficult word for a strong-willed woman like myself to read in the Bible. I have ignored it, loathed it, and questioned it. But it's still there. I'm strong, independent, outspoken, tom-boyish, and blunt. How do I get around that "S" word? Simple. I don't. There is no God-honoring … Continue reading Biblical Gender Roles in Marriage: Part One