Author Archives: Stasi Eldredge

Captivating: All Women Are Called to Mother

Captivating: All Women Are Called to Mother

To Mother As large as the role is that our mothers play, the word mother is more powerful when used as a verb than as a noun. All women are not mothers, but all women are called to mother. To mother is to nurture, to train, to educate, to rear. As daughters of Eve, all women

Warrior Princesses

  Editor’s note: Welcome to Sit & Listen Saturdays with Devotionals Daily. We hope you enjoy reading as well as listening to this abridged version of today’s devotion from John and Stasi Eldredge, excerpted from their book Captivating: Revised & Updated. “Me, a princess?” “You are the legal heir.” “I never lead anyone.” “We will

Captivating: Healing the Wound of Our Feminine Hearts

I didn’t know just what was wrong with me, Till your love helped me name it. – Aretha Franklin Down those old ancient streets, Down those old ancient roads, Baby there together we must go  Till we get the healing done. – Van Morrison Just an hour ago, a hummingbird was trapped in our garage. They come here to

The Heart of a Woman

Think about the women you meet at church. They’re trying to live up to some model of femininity. What do they “teach” you about being a woman? What are they saying to us through their lives? You’d have to conclude that a godly woman is… tired. And guilty. We’re all living in the shadow of that infamous icon, “The

Love and War in Marriage

Marriage is hard. But, it is also meant to be beautiful. Building and maintaining a successful marriage requires more work, grace, patience, forgiveness, and sacrifice than any bride or groom who walks down the aisle can begin to comprehend. But, for those who make that life-long commitment and see it through, the rewards are powerful and

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