Bible Journaling: Illustrating Faith and Sexism

Bible Journaling is a popular creative outlet with modern Christians that emerged out of the adult coloring book phenomenon. Entire craft store aisles sell the various paints, pens, and washi tape designs you need to make your Bible over into a devotional masterpiece. But who drives this Pinterest board of biblical artistry? Not surprisingly, it’s…

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Cracking The Seal On Women’s Narratives

Early in 2016, archeologists discovered a collection of ancient seals in Jerusalem. Located outside of the Old City, the seals are from the first temple period of Jewish history.  Their discovery offers a new perspective on the place of women during this period. It also begs the question: does our modern narrative of “biblical femininity” color the way…

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7 Galentine’s From Your Favorite Lady Saints

Share the love this Valentine’s Day with some special cards featuring your favorite Lady Saints. Remembered through the centuries for their leadership, piety, and miraculous happenings, the sainted women of church tradition have gone before us in living as women of valor for Christ. Use these cards to spread some love and knowledge this February…

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From Ruth to Rahab: Fair Trade Valentine’s Gifts

Happy Fair Trade Valentine’s Day I’m so excited for Valentine’s Day. It could have something to do with being married to a man who is tops at romantic gestures, but overall I just love the holiday. Interesting history, swatches of red and pink, corny cards, and candy are just a few of my favorite things…

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13 Cats Resting On The Promises Of God

These cats are secure in their hope. Or at least, that’s what it looks like! Check out these furry saints who are purr-fectly content to sleep on study the word with serene devotion.   This little fella knows Christ is his cornerstone and that the corners of this page are for softs.   📖🐱✝️ This astute…

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Download Your Monthly Wellness Calendar for 2017

This post contains links to some of my amazing affiliates! When you use my links to their amazing resources you help support The Thistlette as well. Heads up!  Welcome to 2017 The last year has been one of the most difficult years in my memory. After moving across the globe, quitting my job, working through…

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What Fair Trade Gift Should You Get Your Bestie?

Take the Quiz Our latest Buzzfeed quiz will help you shop for empowering gifts for everyone on your list. Answer questions about your friend’s style and preferences to find the right gift for them. They’re all fair trade and they’re all under $20. If you’re looking to be a responsible giver this Christmas, then ditch your Amazon wishlist and Target sprees for…

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