Upcoming Conferences: Ohio and South Carolina!

Upcoming Conferences: Ohio and South Carolina!

Ladies, I am thrilled to share that there I will be doing two conferences coming up in the next two months. I hope that you might be able to join me. Eaton, OH: February 25th, 2017 I will be at the Eaton First Church of God women’s retreat in Eaton, OH Saturday...
“A Guy Comes to Me for Spiritual Advice a Lot”

“A Guy Comes to Me for Spiritual Advice a Lot”

Many of us hurt so much with people who are hurting. I know I do! When someone comes to us with their relationship problems or spiritual problems, we want to help. We want to see them feel better ASAP. We want to comfort them, sympathize, and be a good friend. It is...
Ten Questionable Reasons to Get Married

Ten Questionable Reasons to Get Married

There are some great reasons to want to be married. And then there are some not-so-great reasons to want to be married. Here are ten examples of reasons people sometimes want to get married that are not good ideas (a lot of these apply to dating relationships, too,...
Review of Girlz 4 Christ Magazine

Review of Girlz 4 Christ Magazine

I had the opportunity to look through some issues of a Christian magazine for girls that I had never read before – Girlz 4 Christ. The magazine is full of stories from teenage girls and women about their relationship with Jesus and things they have learned...
What Do You Desire Most in 2017?

What Do You Desire Most in 2017?

Precious sisters, I’d like to get a bit of a pulse on where each of you are as we look out over a new year together. What kinds of things do you desire to learn about God? How do you most long to grow spiritually in Christ? What kinds of topics about...
It’s Wrong for Men – but Is It Okay for Women?

It’s Wrong for Men – but Is It Okay for Women?

We all know that it is wrong for a man to hit a woman, to throw something at her, to threaten to harm her, to scream at her, to cuss her out, to verbally/emotionally abuse her, to belittle her, or to take advantage of her in some way. Those things are just not...
He Wants to Be Your Hero

He Wants to Be Your Hero

There is a desire in a spiritually, emotionally healthy man to be the hero for a woman who will truly admire him for his character, his Christlikeness, his words, his actions, and his abilities. Women encouraging men to be heroes is different from control or...

A Painful and Precious Time

Sisters and brothers, Just wanted to send an update that the past 3 weeks have been extremely difficult as my grandmother was put on hospice the week before Thanksgiving and has been slowly dying. Yet, at the same time, there have been so many surprising moments of...
Handling Difficult Family Members at Thanksgiving

Handling Difficult Family Members at Thanksgiving

  I know that Thanksgiving can sometimes be a challenge with difficult family dynamics and nosy relatives. This is true for singles and in every stage of life. Sometimes it is difficult to navigate conversations because of the things that some of our family and...
“Dying to Self” Can Be Misunderstood in Dangerous Ways

“Dying to Self” Can Be Misunderstood in Dangerous Ways

Please check out “Dying to Self” if you get a chance first, especially if you are not familiar with this concept. 🙂 FROM PEACEFULWIFE: For those who have been in abusive relationships, “Dying to Self” can sound like, “I just need to let people hit me and...
One Reason Christian Guys Weren’t Interested in Me – a Guest Post

One Reason Christian Guys Weren’t Interested in Me – a Guest Post

A recent pic of Amanda. I appreciate her writing this guest post for us! LOOKS AREN’T EVERYTHING! Ladies, if you are single and you want to be married some day, please hear what I have to say about the issue of modesty and how we appear, especially in a setting...
Resources for Those Struggling with Insecurity

Resources for Those Struggling with Insecurity

I believe that insecurity is one of the greatest struggles many women face and that it is often rooted in our attempts to find security in people or things other than in Christ alone. I have a lot of posts about this issue that I believe may bless you – so I...
“Learn from My Mistakes About Ignoring ‘Red Flags'” – A Guest Post

“Learn from My Mistakes About Ignoring ‘Red Flags'” – A Guest Post

A guest post by Satisfied Wife who has been married for two years now and in whom God has been working mightily over this past year to open her eyes to things to which she had been blind. She has repented and allowed God to begin to transform her in powerful...
The Idol of Happiness Debunked – a Guest Post

The Idol of Happiness Debunked – a Guest Post

All of us, singles and marrieds – have many of the same lessons to learn in our journey with Christ. We are not really that different! So let’s link arms and walk this road together, praying for, loving, and encouraging one another. Today’s post is...
Prayers for Each of Us

Prayers for Each of Us

From Trina (a single Christian sister in her 30s): Lord, We humbly come before You and ask that You give us wisdom liberally. Increase our faith. Equip us daily to walk in obedience, by the power of Your Holy Spirit. We contend with so many distractions. Help us to...
Being a Peaceful “Football Widow” Girlfriend

Being a Peaceful “Football Widow” Girlfriend

Whether your guy becomes completely engrossed in football, baseball, basketball, racing, hunting, his work, house renovations, ministry, or something else – how is a godly woman to handle such a quandary in a godly way? We probably have more expectations of our...