A Painful 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...
What Does It Really Matter What I Believe or What Church I Attend?

What Does It Really Matter What I Believe or What Church I Attend?

Today, we are all about tolerance in our culture. We don’t like to say anyone is “wrong” about anything. However, if there is significant false teaching in a church, a believer has a responsibility not to fellowship as a member of that church. And if...
Are You Able to Say, “No”?

Are You Able to Say, “No”?

Sometimes we struggle with telling people, “No.” We don’t want to seem selfish or ungodly. We don’t want to disappoint or upset people. But there are times when it is critical that we can give a firm, “No,” to people. The goal is,...
“Releasing the Dream of Having a Man in My Life” – by Lee Ann

“Releasing the Dream of Having a Man in My Life” – by Lee Ann

Lee Ann is a Christian single woman in her early 30s. I appreciate her willingness to allow me to share her response to another sister in Christ about this topic as a post. It seems that having marriage or a boyfriend is so often the biggest dream we as women have. We...
Extending Grace and Forgiveness to Your Man

Extending Grace and Forgiveness to Your Man

BACKGROUND: The Bad News for all of us – men and women All have sinned and fall short of the glory of God. (Romans 3:23) No one is righteous on his or her own. Not even one. (Romans 3:10) All of our human attempts at righteousness look bloody, filthy menstrual...