All Resources by Luma Simms

Mary’s Model for Mothers

Luma Simms
For a mom living in an age where definitions of motherhood have become plastic, my radar is up for solid models of godly motherhood. We must not overlook one such model — Mary. Many women were loved and blessed by…
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My Dragon Skin Torn Off

Luma Simms
I first read C.S. Lewis just after I arrived in the United States as a nine-year-old girl. Born in Iraq, I was still learning English when I first read The Lion, The Witch, and The Wardrobe, and it captured…
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Training Heart Identities in Boys and Girls

Luma Simms
Boys are different than girls. It’s plain in the Bible and plain in our everyday experience as parents. I have five children. The first three are girls; the last two are boys. They are different! There is no question that…
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When an Earthly Husband Images Our Heavenly Groom

Luma Simms
Valentine’s Day is here. It’s a day when our society encourages couples to take the extra steps to show their love for one another. Give flowers. Give chocolates. Go out to dinner. Celebrate love. Some of you reading this right now are lonely. Some…
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We Are Wives of the Resurrection

Luma Simms
I find it helpful to think in paradigms, particularly in terms of the biblical sequence creation-fall-redemption-recreation. The glorious vision of the recreation of marriage under and in Christ has expanded my small thoughts on the entire issue, to help…
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Beautiful Submission

Luma Simms
It's easy to tell a woman to submit, or to tell a husband to love his wife as Christ loves the church, but it can be excruciating to live out. It's easy to throw these Bible verses around like the…
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What If I Had Stayed In the Workforce?

Luma Simms
I have certain days as a mother — like the one I had a few weeks ago — where the eight-year-old, four-year-old, and one-year-old were all crying at the same time, each for a different reason. It is these kinds…
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