What is Spiritual Abuse?

What is Spiritual Abuse? This will begin a series identifying the main elements of what I believe undermines the very core of who we are as women. How we view ourselves, our effectiveness as a woman created in the image of God, our relationships, and our futures are all impacted by the roots that have […]

Who is Your God?

Who is Your God? by Hillary McFarland “I'm okay with Jesus. It's God I'm not too sure about.” or many daughters of patriarchy, God is an imposing figure. Why wouldn't He be? His name is the one attached to doctrines of men. He is the why behind many destructive religious lifestyle choices. From the earliest […]

The Alluring God

Friday, October 08, 2010 The Alluring God by Hillary McFarland Sometimes when we’re young we are really shy, and our baby hands clutch mama’s skirts and we try to hide in them when other people look at us. But then when we’re a little older, we run around like wildthings and worry not what others […]

Coffee, Love, and Grace

Coffee, Love, and Grace Lisa Byrne is a holistic health counselor and Christian mom. When a dear friend read her article, “Who Do You Feel You Are”, she sent it to me immediately because she knew I’d love it. And I do. The entire piece is wonderfully refreshing, but there is something specific I want […]

This Week at the Quivering Daughters Blog…

This Week at the Quivering Daughters Blog… ollowing the release of my book, I’ve been praying about the direction to take this blog and my writing. The ways God has blessed this work humbles me daily, and my heart’s desire to to bring Him glory and honor through it and through other things He brings […]

For the Wounded Heart Seeking Home

For the Wounded Heart Seeking Home   “I just want to go home.” I barely catch them, these words. Whispers. They linger, and for a moment she looks as though she didn’t speak at all, that I heard her soul’s cry in silence. We sit, she and I, and her children climb across our knees, laughing […]

For the Wounded Heart Seeking Home

For the Wounded Heart Seeking Home   “I just want to go home.” I barely catch them, these words. Whispers. They linger, and for a moment she looks as though she didn’t speak at all, that I heard her soul’s cry in silence. We sit, she and I, and her children climb across our knees, laughing […]

With the Rain

With the Rain “Be gentle to yourself.” These words were as foreign to me, once, as they are to her. Hands cup steaming mugs, drawing warmth ~ she, a chocolate chai, and me, a dry cappuccino with whispers of cinnamon and vanilla. It rains, outside. Gray and cold, yet here we snuggle cozy, speaking close. […]

With the Rain

With the Rain “Be gentle to yourself.” These words were as foreign to me, once, as they are to her. Hands cup steaming mugs, drawing warmth ~ she, a chocolate chai, and me, a dry cappuccino with whispers of cinnamon and vanilla. It rains, outside. Gray and cold, yet here we snuggle cozy, speaking close. […]

Coffee, Love, and Grace

Coffee, Love, and Grace Lisa Byrne is a holistic health counselor and Christian mom. When a dear friend read her article, “Who Do You Feel You Are”, she sent it to me immediately because she knew I’d love it. And I do. The entire piece is wonderfully refreshing, but there is something specific I want […]