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Even Grown-Up Girls Need Their Dads

Fathers and daughters. This is a unique relationship with powerful implications. Dr. Michelle Watson of The Abba Project is helping us understand exactly what this means. Michelle created The Abba Project with a desire to strengthen and improve father-daughter relationships across the country. —— 4word: Why is the… Read More

Meet Our Moms!

Ashley. I feel blessed to be able to call my mom one of my best friends. Growing up she was always my biggest cheerleader, my dream pusher, and the best shoulder to cry  on. The older I get, the more I realize how blessed I am to have… Read More

Dating, Sex and Jesus

Does God really expect you to save sex for marriage? This week regular guest writer Stacy Repult opens up about her experience with Christian dating and the “S-word.” I so appreciate her openness and candor as she tackles this touchy subject. I hope you find her story encouraging.… Read More

5 Ways to Build Your Faith at Work

This week’s Monday Blog comes from Sharla Langston. Sharla is one of the founders of Women Doing Well and the non-profit, Inspiring Generous Joy. Through these organizations, Sharla lives out her passion of helping Christian women discover their purpose, ignite their passion and make a plan for living… Read More

You Can Definitely Maybe Absolutely Sort of Have It All

This week I’m bringing you a guest blog from 4word Board member and staff writer Richelle Campbell. Richelle started her professional life as a lawyer, but transitioned to part time work when her first child was born. Today she’s a full-time mother of two who likes to say… Read More

Love and Forgiveness after You’ve Been Hurt

Are there people in your life that you are struggling to love? This week 4word contributor Stacy Repult shares the story of how she struggled to love her dementia-stricken father, even as she became his primary caretaker. Her deeply personal story is a great reminder that when our… Read More

A Path to Joy in Singleness

Valentine’s Day is coming up, but instead of a blog on romance, my guest writer today will share her story of singleness. Jennifer Howell is a business marketing development officer (and 4word woman!) here in Dallas. She has a passion for encouraging single women, and she’s currently launching… Read More

Getting Engaged

After four plus decades of being single and going through all the ups and downs of dating, I amazingly met the man I was meant to be with, fell in love and even more amazingly, got engaged last November. Waiting for God’s best was full of difficult lessons.… Read More

Got Joy?

We Christians are supposed to be full of joy, especially this time of year. So how is that working for everybody? Not easy, is it? It’s worth asking: what exactly is Christian joy supposed to look like? Christmas night five years ago my best friend, my mom, died… Read More

Home For The Holidays: The Mother-In-Law Perspective

There must be thousands of books out there about how to keep your marriage relationship strong, but where are the books about how to love your in-laws? I don’t mean that in a negative way! Even in the very best of circumstances, those relationships require real work and… Read More