Looking at my house through a young mom’s eyes revealed sinister cannisters of bathroom cleaner and dishwasher tablets lurking behind kitchen and bathroom cabinets—not good for small children. Windows and floors demanded scrubbing and polishing. Impossible mounds of important papers filled dark corners of my study. And runaway bits of life lay on counters and shelves, speaking volumes. …Continue reading →
About Marlene Houk
Marlene Houk opens doors of truth through her passion to resurrect the stories of women in the Bible. She reveals patterns that lead to biblical thinking and empower emotional healing. Determined to find and apply truth, she connects the Bible’s wisdom to everyday living through thought-provoking questions that help others to embrace wholeness and freedom. Leading women’s Bible studies for ten years has increased her passion to share profound and life-changing truths with others. She blogs at Opening Doors of Truth. She is a devotion and Bible study writer for VineWords: Devotions and More. She is the author of Hidden in a List: Secrets from Bible Women (Marlene Houk Publishing). After work, you might catch a glimpse of her at the lake, watching the sun on the water or staring at an old-style Challenger charging down the road.
Muscle memory is the treadmill of musical miracles. …Continue reading →
The Bible addresses our training in handling anxiety in the book of Esther, and the secret is power-dressing spiritually. A young Jewish woman, Esther, entered the royal courts of the ancient Medes and Persians. Her beloved mentor and cousin, Mordecai, had trained her well in godly practices, but anyone could be intimidated by the wealth and power of the influencers surrounding her. However, she allowed her priceless garments to point to greater spiritual truths. Her story rolls out on red carpet in the book named after her. …Continue reading →