Just to refresh my memory, I’m re-reading my posts from Disciplines of a Godly Woman. This is helping me gauge if anything has changed since I first wrote these posts. It’s always good to review what got me started on this in the first place. I asked Karl to let me know which ones he […]

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Grace of Discipline

Well, this is the final chapter of Disciplines of a Godly Woman by Barbara Hughes, and quite possibly my favorite chapter. I have enjoyed reading this book again and taking the time to really think through each chapter. She begins this final chapter with a reminder of what we learned in the opening chapters: discipline […]

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Discipline of Giving, Part 3

Barbara Hughes writes that “we need a thoroughly biblical understanding of giving” before we are able to give in such a way that pleases and honors God. This tells me that there must be a right way and a wrong way to give. There is a way to give that will not glorify God. First […]

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Discipline of Giving, Part 2

Read part 1 here. (Subtitled: What we did Tuesday) I think that from now on we won’t be doing school on Tuesdays. I think I am going to make Tuesday my official errand day. Hannah and Benjamin have piano lessons on Tuesday mornings. By the time we are home and have eaten lunch, no one […]

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Discipline of Giving, Part 1

In this chapter of Disciplines of a Godly Woman, Barbara Hughes offers a sure cure for materialism–giving! She begins by explaining why most Christians believe that they are supposed to give 10 percent back to the Lord, but says this is “a woeful misconception. There were multiple giving requirements in Israel that came to considerably […]

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