The Excellent Wife: Week 7 Homework

Hey wifey friend. As I was driving to our gathering on Friday, I felt the Holy Spirit begin to whisper to me. I was passing all of these gorgeous trees on my drive. Trees full of beautiful colors. Leaves turning browns and oranges and adoring shades of autumn. Leaves that, at any moment, will fall…

To the girl who…is so ready to be a mama.

To the high school girl who is so ready to be a mama. You don’t share this desire with many people around you for fear of odd stares, but deep down, it’s there. To the single girl who’s heart is so ready to start your family. So ready to wash dirty hands and scrub little…

To the woman who…needs a word.

“Where are you planted?” “Oh, the joys of those who do not follow the advice of the wicked or stand around with sinners or join in with mockers. But they delight in the law of the Lord meditating on it day and night. They are like trees planted along the riverbank bearing fruit each season….

To the girl who…is constantly comparing herself.

Not exciting enough. Not worthy enough. Not good enough. Not pretty enough. Not skinny enough. Not funny enough. Not known enough. Not popular enough. Not big enough. Not smart enough. Not talented enough. You’re just not any of what SHE is. You don’t go to all of those cool, inventive restaurants downtown. You honestly don’t…

To the girl who…is giving up on God’s plan.

We see you over there, head hung low, tears swelled up, all hope lost. Yep, you’re seriously about to give up on figuring out God’s plan for your life. You’ve searched and searched. You’ve made decision after decision, majority of those being the wrong one. You’ve walked through doors you thought were opened just for…

To the girl who…feels ordinary.

Hey you. Girl who feels ordinary. Girl who feels like they “ain’t nothin’ special”…we hear ya. And we want you to know….you’re not alone. Did you know that there is someone crazy close to the heart of Jesus that felt pretty ordinary herself? We call her Mary. Before the whole angel coming down from heaven…

To the girl who…needs to step out of the boat.

You spend your time seeking the Lord. You wake up in the morning with the words..”God, just direct me..” Over the past few years, the past few months, or even just within the past few days…you have felt a nudge in a direction. You have prayed and surrendered your own plans to Him now. You…