Loving the Vulnerable: An Interview with Carisa Wilsie

Loving the Vulnerable: An Interview with Carisa Wilsie

In February, on the Council Road Women blog we are chatting about several different ways we can show love. Of course we talk about the love that naturally come to mind, like our spouse, but we are also looking at ways to show love to some of the most vulnerable around us. When I think of loving the vulnerable, my friend, Carisa Wilsie immediately comes to mind.

THE 5 LOVE LANGUAGES: The Secret to Love That Lasts

THE 5 LOVE LANGUAGES: The Secret to Love That Lasts

Before you decide what to do with your significant other this Valentine’s Day, my advice to you would be to learn your person’s love language. Yes, it is helpful to know their Enneagram, their Myers-Briggs, and any other personality test you may like. However, speaking a person’s love language is the way to their heart and you have plenty of time…

ENDEARMENT IN THE ENNEAGRAM

ENDEARMENT IN THE ENNEAGRAM

Hello Friends! If we have had a conversation in the past couple of months, we have probably discussed the Enneagram. If you have not heard of the Enneagram, it is a personality test that has become quite the fad recently. I think it goes into more depth than many other personality tests, asking you specific questions about your personality with results being a number from 1-9. Each number has its own qualifications and distinctions.

LOVING GOD WITH ALL OUR HEARTS

LOVING GOD WITH ALL OUR HEARTS

Love the Lord your God will all of your heart. Let’s break this down a bit and start by taking a look at the heart.  Our hearts are the essence of who we are. This word “heart”  comes from a Latin word denoting the centre of all physical and spiritual life. It represents our principles, beliefs, emotions, and more.

WOMEN OF THE WORD: How to Study the Bible with Both our Hearts and Minds

WOMEN OF THE WORD: How to Study the Bible with Both our Hearts and Minds

“Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your MIND and with all your strength.” –Mark 12:30 (emphasis mine) As women, we generally connect on a more emotional level in relationships, making loving God with our hearts and souls a bit more natural for me than loving Him through other areas. My greatest…

Loving God With All Your Strength

Loving God With All Your Strength

“He answered, “‘Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your strength and with all your mind; and, ‘Love your neighbor as yourself.’” - Luke 10:27 What does that even mean – to love God with all our strength? The Greek word for strength used in this passage can be defined as “capability to function effectively,”…