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"Spiritual Mom"

There's a gap of 33 years between our ages but we're friends. We met in church, and McKenzie asked me if we could study the Bible together. I guess she thought my gray hair made me an expert — I am an older woman. The Lord gave me these verses in Titus 2:3-5 to encourage me to disciple her.

Older women likewise are to be reverent in their behavior, not malicious gossips nor enslaved to much wine, teaching what is good, so that they may encourage the young women to love their husbands, to love their children, to be sensible, pure, workers at home, kind, being subject to their own husbands, so that the word of God will not be dishonored. (Titus 2:3-5)

Now she calls me her 'spiritual mom'. I’ve been thinking about the fact that she’ll begin discipling her daughter, teaching her to be a godly woman as she grows up. The Lord has expanded some thoughts about these verses that I'd like to share.

The words ‘older woman’ have a different connotation to us now, but when the …