As I read Genesis 12: 6-7, I imagined Abram and Sarai texting each other. I imagined that Abram texted because he wanted Sarai to have her first emotive reaction when he was not present. And I imagine Sarai trying to figure out what was going on.
Against long-standing cultural standards, God calls for husbands, wives, and families to live according to our roles as God has designed them. This takes yielding and submissive spirits–loving, supporting, and growing and developing together, just a a physical body grows together. Read Ephesians 5:21-33, out loud if possible, in The Message. 21 Out of respect… Read More
At first glance, this chapter seems like an impossible to-do list, one at which we are sure to fail. Good thing we don’t have to do it on our own. My infomation chart has two columns: one for me and one for how I interact with others. God + Me How I Relate with Others… Read More
How many books have been written over the years about relationships? I wouldn’t even begin to try to count them. Obviously, we humans need help in this arena. Romans 12 is all about relationships, first and foremost about how we relate to God. Once we are in this relationship, it will transform our ways of… Read More
People of all ages were asked to finish the statement “I’ve learned…” What hit me as I read these is that the statements all focused on relationship discoveries. Some of these statements lined up clearly with I might have said at about the same age. Where are you in the age group? Before you reach… Read More
I could have written this post: (http://lifesahigh.tumblr.com/post/73007054001/thekhoolhaus) “I wish people could just say how they feel like ‘Hey I really don’t like when you do that to me’ or ‘Hey I’m in love with you’ or ‘Hi I really miss you and I think about you all the time’ without sounding desperate. Why can’t everyone… Read More
The description on the back of my new book, Less Than a Widow, (shown at left) says: Kathleen Evenhouse paints a rich picture of the traditions and trials of ancient womanhood as she skillfully brings new life into the ageless account of the biblical Ruth. As the 3000-year-old story unfolds, it becomes clear that today’s women… Read More