Holly T. Ashley

Oh did I type that outloud?

Don’t call me Mary.

Since moving here, to my sweet and quaint little southern Tennessee town, a little over a year now, I have come to realize that there are some things here that … Continue reading

September 2, 2019 · Leave a comment

Wretched and Rebellious

There was once a woman so wretched, so covered in filth, she lived life as a hateful victim of circumstance, glorifying herself in her own pity with bitterness so mean … Continue reading

June 24, 2019 · Leave a comment

Love Jesus >

Love Jesus more than… ___________ Love Jesus greater than…  ___________ Love Jesus > sin. Love Jesus >  evil. Love Jesus > ourselves. Love Jesus > our spouse… children… dog or … Continue reading

June 21, 2019 · Leave a comment

Hate Evil/Love Your Enemies.

Hate Evil…. Love your enemies… A young shepherd boy was sent by his father, to bring his brothers some lunch one day… They were on the battlefield trying to fight … Continue reading

June 17, 2019 · Leave a comment

“Conversational Christianese…”

I have noticed that smart people who travel frequently learn to speak a “conversational” language of the land that they are spending time in. That fascinates me. I know people … Continue reading

June 16, 2019 · 1 Comment

Perpetual Healing

Nails on a chalkboard… No wait… It’s like those bandages we had when we were little… You know the ones that would stick to the wound and when you went … Continue reading

February 25, 2019 · 1 Comment

The Whole Story: For the benefit of SBC President, J.D. Greear

Sometimes my husband will give me research assignments. They usually stem from reading the latest blog post or article written by or about a current Christian leader or organization – … Continue reading

February 13, 2019 · 4 Comments

You Have What it Takes to Lead a BIBLE Study?

Originally posted on Michelle Lesley:
I am so sick of women’s ministry/discipleship/”Bible” study that centers around narcissistic navel-gazing, I could vomit. My hurts, my feelings, my opinions, my self image. Newsflash-…

February 2, 2019 · 3 Comments

She is to keep silent!

“Let a woman learn in silence with all submissiveness. I permit no woman to teach or to have authority over men; she is to keep silent. For Adam was formed … Continue reading

January 31, 2019 · 9 Comments


Woman of Wisdom: Woman of Folly Lesson 2: “The wisest of women builds her house, but folly with her own hands tears it down” (Pr. 14:1). “Wisdom has built her … Continue reading

January 28, 2019 · Leave a comment