Author Archives: Karen Ehman

Hoodwinked: Building Bridges, Not Fences When Others Mother Differently

Hoodwinked: Building Bridges, Not Fences When Others Mother Differently

Be completely humble and gentle; be patient, bearing with one another in love. Make every effort to keep the unity of the Spirit through the bond of peace. — Ephesians 4:2-3 Watch the Video Play the video teaching segment for session one. As you watch, record any thoughts or concepts that stand out to you.

Forget Supermom, Just Be a Super Mom

There is no such thing as a superhero mother. No Supermom. No Wonder Woman. But there are ways to still be a super mom — the best mom you can be for your particular children. Here are eight ways to stop trying to do it all and start learning to be you. After all, we

How to Stop Gossiping

I’ve tried all kinds of things to try to keep myself from talking about others when I shouldn’t. Sometimes my methods worked. Other times I just kept yacking. And when gossiping with others, I mistakenly felt secure in thinking that the person I was talking to would not tell the little morsels to the person

The Proverbs 31 Woman: How Not to Do It All

Key Scripture: Proverbs 31:10-31 Meeting the Proverbs 31 Woman This woman is unreal! Literally. All of the other women you will meet in this twelve-session study are captured in a real place and time. Each of their stories comes from a particular context and setting in biblical history. But not the woman portrayed in Proverbs

But Peter Followed Him at a Distance…

Those who had arrested Jesus took Him to Caiaphas the high priest, where the teachers of the law and the elders had assembled. But Peter followed Him at a distance, right up to the courtyard of the high priest. — Matthew 26:57-58 I’d been a follower of Christ for just over a year, having dedicated

Being Right Doesn’t Give You the Right

Whoever loves a quarrel loves sin. — Proverbs 17 :19 I just love to have the last word. Especially in my marriage. And my insistence on being the last one to speak is fueled by my desire to be “right.” I not only want to be right; I want to make sure that my husband

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