By Rodetta Cook

Rodetta Cook has been a pastor’s wife for over 40 years. She and her husband, Ron, have actively served the Lord together in ministry during the entire time and are co-founders of Care for Pastors. She understands the expectations, loneliness and how hard it is to find balance in ministry as a pastor’s wife. Rodetta also leads the pastor’s wives initiative at Care for Pastors called The Confidante and ministers to hundreds of wives each week. She strives to share blogs with other pastors’ wives that will help them in their ministry walk.

    The True Measure of a Woman

    Monday, November 28, 2022

    By Christy K.

    Contents

    Forward by John Bevere

    1. Asking Questions
    2. Cleaning Closets
    3. Honest Measures
    4. Solomon’s Search
    5. “It’s Not Fair!”
    6. Escaping Your Past
    7. The Unveiling
    8. You Are Not Who They See
    9. You Are Not What You Weigh
    10. Fasting
    11. “I Found It!”
    12. The Third Strand
    13. Epilogue

    My recommended resource for you is Lisa Bevere’s “The True Measure of a Woman.” I read this book recently with two other women, both of whom seem to have low images of themselves. Interestingly, what I discovered in this book was that my view of myself was tainted by experiences from my childhood and teen years, of which I wasn’t even aware!

    Lisa is a wonderful storyteller and steeped in God’s word, which I always look for with any author. She strips away what our culture has taught us to use as a measuring tool for ourselves, and instead shows us whose opinion ultimately matters for our eternal worth. This is a perfect read to help combat today’s culture that shifts from day to day and rest on God’s lasting value of who He’s made you to be!

    Lisa’s message helped me put words to the negative influences from my past to acknowledge them and put them in their proper place – in Jesus’ hands. This book also summed up what the scripture says about how I am to live, as a woman fearfully and wonderfully made and wholly loved by my Savior.

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