Notes on 2021-02-20 Honestly, we can see where the Western world has gone, like the song, a point of no return? The words “man” and “woman” are being canceled. Woman no longer has the protection of being a woman. Man no longer has the protection of being a man. Neither man nor woman counts. They … Continue reading What happened to Woman’s Right: can women be canceled by words/terminology?
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This blog is about women, to give a voice to those who cannot speak for themselves. Today we study a woman who carried a stigma, apparently having been robbed of all chances for happiness since her teen life. Someone else recorded her story. Dinah, a teenager of a very wealthy family, was caught in the … Continue reading Giving Dinah a voice: a rich teenager caught in the evil of lust, rape, anger, deception, greed, murder, and family conflict
How very little can be done under the spirit of fear.- Florence NightingaleUnless we form the habit of going to the Bible in bright moments as well as in trouble, we cannot fully respond to its consolations because we lack equilibrium between light and darkness.- Helen KellerThe most pathetic person in the world is someone … Continue reading Random famous women quotes
the love life of Leah She is a ruler and a visionary. She gives birth to kings and priests. Yet she is another greatly maligned and misunderstood woman of God. I am going to challenge all the wrong thoughts and slanders about Leah —the gentle hearted, caring, beautiful and godly mother of many nations. She … Continue reading Wounded Love —a ruler and a visionary
I always write with you in my mind and in my heart because you want to know about the women in the Bible. Yes, I have not forgotten, however briefly, the time we have spent together, pouring out our hearts on the words of God, searching and studying the Bible, the enthusiasm and passion for … Continue reading Paul’s leadership: resolving conflict between two women church leaders
Jesus does not perceive women in terms of their sex, age, or marital status; He considers them in terms of their relation (or lack of one) to God. Surprised? Indeed, when reading the Gospels we do not see Jesus showing any favoritism towards the masculine or feminine genders in terms of His teachings and interactions … Continue reading Do you see this woman? (1)
Psalm 139:14 Another calendar year has gone by. For a woman, what may this mean? More external lines. More internal issues. More unfulfilled dreams shelved. Less certainty. Less physical resources. Less dreams. The above is merely conjecture based on incomplete information of each individual of this planet's female population: 3,801,846,256*Current female population as at 9-1-201949.6% of … Continue reading A woman’s 2019 new year resolution (a conjecture)
woman's In Christ position Gender polarization is an ancient monster that has reared its ugly head menacingly and is increasingly prowling around looking for victims to devour in this time. But I cannot remember my siblings and I being deliberately brought up in the polarization way. We were just flowing with life and circumstances. In … Continue reading Rambling thoughts: Gender Polarization and solution (updated June 8, 2020)
The historical record of Queen Esther, another fearless godly woman clearly shows the hands of God in her life. The whole amazing life and death episode for a whole people group as recorded (in excerpts) in the following passages took place over a brief period of ten years. The planned timings were strategic and flawless. … Continue reading Famous fearless women 2
Why are some women fearless? Who are those women? Why should women be fearless? Mary, the Mother of Jesus on earth is one of them. It is not easy to write afresh about Mary. What revelation is there other than the obvious which every church has taught? The Scripture will show us. Here is a … Continue reading Famous Fearless Women 1
Awakening "Women have awoken." Some reporters/editors/media opinion might describe women this way when they pen some news about women taking part in some public group actions occasionally. Let us not congratulate ourselves too soon as we read their remark. The remark implies only one thing: women/some women had been sleeping beauties all this while. This … Continue reading awakening women in economics
be free from your obsession for power and control : 2 Timothy 3:1-9 Women may not know their action can influence the rest of the world. Some women may be thinking of supporting and voting to the number one power position of an apparently very popular woman in their nation. Little do they know by … Continue reading A call to women to walk in Truth and Integrity in all our political actions
I realize the subject is too big to handle in a tiny personal blog. When I read up more about women in nations where they are still being overtly ill-treated I admit I cannot use this blog to address big issues. I ponder over the matter and ask why I write this blog about women. … Continue reading woman issue (part three): what can one woman do?
What is a woman's true worth? In my previous post I presented her spiritual worth. This morning I started writing this post to address women economic issues. But I was halted by a name while browsing through "The Economist", “History proves that the capitalist system works. The countries endowed with free minds and private property … Continue reading What is a woman’s true worth?economic issue and key to success
A current woman gender issue. Here is a Q and A based on a gender-struggle interview between two women. For convenience and without hidden meanings, the randomly picked alphabets Q and P are used. Q: sister, what is your goal for women for 2018 and beyond? P: well, I would like to see more women … Continue reading current woman gender issue and resolute for 2018 and beyond (part one): spiritual issue and true worth
It was an impossible situation, with no man qualified or brave enough to fight the domineering powerful enemy commander. The nation was subject to years of oppression, humility and subordination. In this desperate time, two notable housewives (both mothers and wives) stood up and defeated the enemy. It was incredible and yet it happened: They were Deborah, the prophetess-political leader of the nation, and Jael, a housewife who killed the enemy’s commander.
Today’s message is about two notable housewives (both mothers and wives): Deborah, the prophetess-political leader of the nation, and Jael, who killed the enemy’s commander.
In the history of the list of Israelite Judges (commanders) and their great exploits, there was a woman prophet-commander named Deborah. She ruled for forty years. Her life was interesting as she was proficient in a number of roles: the nation’s spiritual leader, the nation’s political leader, prophetess, strategist, military commander, national ruler, and also a housewife.
The following passage recorded her history briefly. I summarize below the significant events:
- Deborah knew how to hear God and align with the plan of God. She was courageous and knew her strength. She raised a victorious war against their powerful enemy and destroyed the enemy completely. God took care of the spiritual changes and she merely obeyed. She aligned with God. That was her key success factor.
- She asked/assigned…
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Would she give up if it all became too difficult? “Absolutely not. You can’t just walk away.” I always retreat to cooking the Sunday roast.” Andrea Leadsom, who could be Britain’s next Prime Minister, is nothing if not practical. In times of strife – and it’s impossible not to see the current convulsions in British … Continue reading why I should be Prime Minister
“I decided I was going to be an MP when I was 13,” Andrea Leadsom reveals. It was the mid-1970s. Industrial strife, blackouts and a weak economy had earned Britain the unwanted label of “the sick man of Europe”. Her political conversion came less from Britain’s post-War decline than the Cold War and what she describes … Continue reading continue to watch this woman of finance
"She is steadfast and confident, honest and reliable.A tower of strength for those she cares for and a rock to the family. "We have a bright future outside the EU. In total 170 countries in the world are outside the EU. Most of them have sensible trading arrangements, including with Europe, and workable immigration policies. … Continue reading a woman of finance background to watch
Lord Peter Wimsey's quote Was she a feminist? Was she ahead of her time in history? Or was she a mere writer of mysteries? In 1915 Dorothy Sayers (1893-1957) became one of the first women to graduate from Oxford University. In 1912, Sayers won a scholarship to Somerville College, Oxford where she studied modern languages and medieval … Continue reading what is the female angle on an equilateral triangle