Spiritual Growth

Helping Our Kids Overcome Envy

Aug 2 2017 6:06 am

Envy isn’t just a kid problem, but kids haven’t gotten good at hiding it yet—which gives us as parents the opportunity to help them see and overcome its tenacious... Read More ›

Time Waits for No Woman

Mar 17 2015 7:51 am

“Time is like the sky. Wherever we look, there it is.” ~Zach Eswine When asked: “What superpower would you most like to have?” more than a quarter of Americans... Read More ›

The Snare of Compare

Jan 28 2015 6:43 am

Here at girltalk and fam we are at various stages of recovering from the nasty flu virus that’s been going around. so new content will have to wait a... Read More ›

Where We Were Meant To Live

Nov 3 2014 12:23 pm

“But when you give to the needy, do not let your left hand know what your right hand is doing, so that your giving may be in secret. And... Read More ›

When You Feel Parched

Mar 10 2014 10:11 am

“Do you often feel like parched ground, unable to produce anything worthwhile? I do. When I am in need of refreshment, it isn’t easy to think of the needs... Read More ›

Why God Keeps Us in the Dark

Mar 3 2014 9:01 am

“God has wisely kept us in the dark concerning future events and reserved for himself the knowledge of them, that he may train us up in a dependence upon... Read More ›

Be Careful How You Hear

Feb 3 2014 8:17 am

“Pay attention to what you hear: with the measure you use, it will be measured to you, and still more will be added to you.” Mark 4:24“This is a... Read More ›

A Tale of Two Comparisons

Jan 20 2014 10:15 pm

Recently, a young woman asked us: “Why do you think so many young Christian women these days resist godly advice from other Christian women?” Now I know many young... Read More ›

My Friend, Margie

Jan 16 2014 7:30 am

I only remember two things about Margie. She had long brown hair, and she was smarter than me. Maybe she recited her multiplication tables faster or got better grades... Read More ›

How to Rest on Labor Day

Sep 2 2013 3:11 pm

Labor Day is for many, a day to rest from work. But how do we find rest for our restless souls? Scripture, which is always saying things we don’t... Read More ›

That Crazy 5 O’Clock Club (Again)

Jan 2 2013 9:07 am

Last night, before trudging upstairs to our loft bedroom, my husband and I placed an old fashioned alarm clock, set for 5 o’clock a.m., in the narrow hallway between... Read More ›

How Do We Pray Through Pain?

Nov 28 2012 7:30 am

So if the pain can’t be prayed away, how do we pray? If the answer from God seems to be “no,” should we keep repeating the same requests? Or... Read More ›