The story of Hagar in Genesis 16-21 has all the makings of a juicy episode of Days of Our Lives; including a discontented wife, a gutless husband, an adulterous affair, a seeming betrayal, a pregnant runaway, a mistreated servant, a tyrannical … Continue reading
Author Archives: Gabrielle Pickle
Is Godliness First on Your List?
“So, um, what if I don’t find godliness attractive?” The college student mumbled into the phone to her older sister. “What do you mean?” Her sister asked, caught off guard by the question. One minute they had been talking about … Continue reading
When You’re Just Not That Into Him
True love (insert dramatic sigh). It doesn’t matter if you are the most popular girl in school, the science nerd or have been out of school for an undisclosed number of years…every female longs to be loved. And usually that … Continue reading
What Would You Give Up for True Love?
What would you give up to experience true love? I interviewed several men and women, asking them what they would give up for love. Their answers were telling. “I’d give up Diet Dr. Pepper. And I am hard-core addicted.” “I … Continue reading
An Unlocking Femininity Advent
I have to admit, three years ago when my Pastor announced that our church would be observing Advent over the 4 Sunday’s leading up to Christmas, I was skeptical. I mean, not only are we going to read the typical … Continue reading
The Art of Receiving
Her words made me squirm. It wasn’t the first time I had heard that truth – I had been told that same thing since birth. But here and now, sitting in a busy café over half-eaten brunch, it completely took … Continue reading
The Feminist and the Man-Boy
Our culture is flooded with selfish little boys running around in the bodies of grown men; who live completely selfish lives, leaving a trail of used and hurt people in their wake – the Man-Boy. The man-boy syndrome is not confined to … Continue reading