Yearly Archive:: 2011

Forgiving Our Parents

Here’s a news flash: Parents aren’t perfect.
But I’m not interested in creating a forum for us to vent all of the ways our parents have messed up. I am interested in highlighting an important truth about the way we relate to our parents—it’s our responsibility to forgive them.

I’m Committed To Purity Until . . .

I’ve noticed something lately among the young women we hear from here on the blog. Many of you are committed to purity—meaning you’re willing to wait on God’s timing for love, romance, and physical intimacy. That is until you’re tested and then it seems, all too often, those plans for purity fly right out the window.

Eight Reasons Not to Worry

At a recent girls’ ministry forum I attended, someone asked a pair of psychologists what problems they see young women dealing with the most often in their clinic. I expected to hear horror stories of sexual abuse, eating disorders, or thoughts of suicide. Instead, the psychologists looked at each other and said together, “Anxiety.”