By

Marian Jordan Ellis
“No eye has seen, no ear has heard, and no mind has imagined the things that God has prepared for those who love him.” 1 Corinthians 2:9 Called. That word carries with it a dual weight of responsibility and identity. First of all, how do I know if am called? Secondly, what am I called...
Read More
Chick flicks capture the frenzy, and newsstands are littered with the evidence: Women are flat-out wedding crazy. The wedding industry is a billion-dollar business. Many women are obsessed with being a bride. So much so that there are now television shows, magazines, professional planners, stylists, designers, photographers, and personal wedding websites all clamoring to deliver...
Read More
There is a war raging over sex. It’s hard not to notice the uproar occurring in the media today as women across the globe speak up and say, “Enough is enough!” Whether it is the sexual abuse of children, the horrific sex trafficking industry, or the myriads of unwanted sexual encounters reported, fractured souls are...
Read More
Long before Gwyneth Paltrow became famous for her role in The Avengers and her lifestyle blog, she starred in a movie in the late 90s called Sliding Doors. I was obsessed with this film for many reasons. First of all, Gwyneth sported this amazing pixy cut hairstyle, and I was convinced that I needed it too. Praise the...
Read More
Sometimes I really miss college. Those bliss-filled days of hanging out with friends and eating whatever in the world I wanted because I still had the metabolism of a teenager. Oh, college, the glory days when my stress amounted to worrying over which dress I’d wear to a sorority formal or whether or not I...
Read More
I yanked open the refrigerator and hastily pulled out food that would comprise my toddler’s lunch. Since we’ve been heavily traveling over the past month, (and she’s consumed more chicken nuggets than one should in childhood), I decided to reach for something a tad more nutritious. Thankfully, I had some leftovers that I thought would...
Read More
While most Americans look forward to October 31st for the traditional feast of candy and festive costumes, I anticipate this upcoming Tuesday as the anniversary of one of the most momentous events in world history. October 31, 2017, marks 500 years since Martin Luther nailed his 95 Theses to the door of the All Saints’ Church in...
Read More
“There are few hours in life more agreeable than the hour dedicated to the ceremony known as afternoon tea.” ― Henry James, The Portrait of a Lady My best friends know I love all things British: accents, movies, history, quirky traditions, and of course, tea time. I’m not certain when my love for all things British began,...
Read More
In the midst of one of the many sleepless stretches I’ve experienced this past year, a dear friend came over to help and said words that have defined this new season of life. She looked at my sleep-deprived and un-showered state and said, “Ain’t no ‘hood’ like the motherhood.” As her funny play on words...
Read More
Dear Redeemed Girl Family: We are reaching out today to ask you to join us in prayer for the people of southeast Texas affected by Hurricane Harvey. Houston, Corpus Christi, and many surrounding areas are completely devastated. Many of us call these areas home. I will be on Facebook Live tonight at 5 pm to...
Read More
1 2 3 4 5 9

RECENT POSTS

It’s a Wonderful Life
December 15, 2018
Give ’em Heaven
November 27, 2018
I Know Him!
November 9, 2018

INSTAGRAM

Something is wrong.
Instagram token error.

RESOURCES