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A Proverbs 31 Woman - Week One.

Growing up, I heard it constantly. To be a good woman of faith, you must exemplify the qualities of a Proverbs 31 woman. We were given verses to memorize. We were told to think on them. How often were we actually told how to do it? How often were we given a way to act this out in the modern world? As my wedding day draws near, I find myself reflecting more and more upon what it means to be a good wife. I have done my typical scouring of Pinterest for articles and blog posts. Through all this searching, Proverbs 31 keeps echoing in my heart. As I reread the passage, I was a bit perplexed at some aspects. How often do we deal with flax or wool? What does a woman dealing with ships of merchants mean for a modern woman? Like He so often does, the Lord reminded me that I have access to the answers I seek. I just have to do the research. I decided to break up the passage and study each section. Here is the reading plan for the next seven weeks.
Proverbs 31:10-12Proverbs 31:13-16Proverbs 31:17-…

Wordless Wednesdays: Save The Date

Absence.

Six months.
It’s been a little over six months since my last blog post. I’m sitting in front of my computer a little baffled by that fact. I knew I hadn’t posted anything I’ve written in a while, but six months…
I feel like I need to play catch-up.
What has happened in the past six months? Oh you know, just a few things. I started dating the love of my life. We got engaged. I applied and was accepted into a graduate program. I met my future in-laws. I’ve been planning a wedding…. I seem to meet myself coming and going.
I can make all kinds of excuses about why I haven’t posted. Let me tell you, wedding planning takes up a lot more time than I ever thought possible. When I first interviewed for my graduate program, I talked to them about possibly starting this month rather than waiting until July. I can tell you that I am beyond glad that I have down time this next semester. I would be one cranky, crazy person had that panned out the way I had planned.
I’ve been writing. I’ve just been sel…