How Can I Find God’s Will for Me?

Sometimes, I think that we tend to assume that the most important things about God's will are the external things. The decisions we make about who to marry, what job to take, what house to buy, etc... But it is my belief that those things, though important, are quite...

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All Guys Are Not Animals!

Photo by Andrew Robles on Unsplash As women try to understand how men think, there is a danger sometimes that we may develop a skewed understanding or maybe a caricature kind of picture. Because we are not men, we depend on men or other sources to help us understand...

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Am I Too Quiet with My Man?

Photo by Jakob Owens on Unsplash The past two Mondays, we have examined the topics, "Am I Too Chatty with My Guy?" and "What Do I Do with My Desire for More Verbal/Emotional Connection?" For some of us, we struggle with talking too much. Others of us struggle with not...

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Am I His Prosecuting Attorney?

Me in 2005 - 3 years before God opened my eyes MY OLD WAYS Ugh. This describes me for so long in our relationship. I would often decide we had an issue. I would think nonstop about it all day - determining all the questions I would ask Greg so I could verbally nail...

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Am I “Too Chatty” with My Guy?

Ladies, This is another one of those topics where the key is balance. It is entirely possible to be way too talkative. It is also entirely possible to be way too quiet. Of course, what you talk about or avoid talking about also matters. When there are many words, sin...

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Are You Giving the Enemy Authority in Your Life?

This is not a topic I was familiar with at all for decades. But as I grow in my faith in Christ, and as I better understand spiritual warfare, I realize that the choices we make have great impact spiritually. There are doors we can open that invite the Holy Spirit to...

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“Have Nothing to Do with Such Men”

Photo by Mark Rabe on Unsplash I have been thinking about the days leading up to the time of the Great Tribulation a lot lately. The "birth pangs" sure have been coming very quickly that Jesus described would happen before the church is raptured. One particular...

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Are Your Plans Set in Concrete?

I know many of us love to plan. I definitely tend to be a planner. We like to feel like we have everything all figured out. Some of my friends when I was in junior high school (middle school) had already decided who they would marry, how many children they would have...

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Waiting on God’s Timing

Photo by Brooke Lark on Unsplash Patience does not come naturally to me. I tend to want things now. In my own wisdom, I can be tempted to think things like: Why wait for something important to happen later if it could happen right now? Maybe I can just force things a...

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The Peaceful Girlfriend – by Lee Ann

Photo by Priscilla Du Preez on Unsplash From a precious single Christian woman in her 30s who has written guest posts for me before - this is what it looks like to date a man without idolizing him as you put the Lord first: I find myself in a new place in life…...

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20 Tips for Long-Distance Relationships

Photo by freestocks.org on Unsplash Long-distance relationships can be especially challenging although it is a lot easier now with technology. At least you can email, text, FaceTime, or Skype. But even with that contact online, it isn't exactly the same as being able...

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“Is Fasting for Me?”

Fasting is not a topic we discuss much in some church circles - especially not the ones where I have grown up. We'd rather have a big fellowship supper! But fasting is something I believe we may each want to very prayerfully consider. It is a spiritual discipline that...

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12 Keys for Seeing God Do HUGE Things in Your Life

What can you do when you really want to grow deeper in your faith, to know God much more intimately, to experience the fullness of His will, and to see Him accomplish more than you could ever think or imagine? Twelve Keys for Seeing God Do HUGE Things in Your Life:...

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Did God Make a Mistake When He Made Me?

When I was growing up, I often felt very unfeminine. I was not a girly girl. I had short, choppy hair through most of elementary school. It looked like a boy's cut many times. My twin sister was the more girly one. I didn't like dresses. They were itchy and scratchy...

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Stop Eating Crumbs and Dig into the Feast!

Photo by Davide Cantelli on Unsplash I just want to take a moment to give you access to some amazing resources to help you grow like crazy in your faith in Christ. 🙂 Much love!! Bible Resources www.biblegateway.com www.openbible.info - search "What does the Bible say...

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A Summer of Healing for Soul and Body

A pic from the Maroon Bells area near Aspen, CO from a few weeks ago. What a summer it has been! I’m so grateful for having a few weeks to unplug from ministry and to really focus on the Lord and on my family. I definitely needed that more than I could have imagined....

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20 Key Qualities of a “Prudent” Woman

The Bible says "a prudent wife is a good gift from the Lord" Prov. 19:14. What does "prudent" mean? wise, understanding, and sensible insightful good congenial (pleasant) understanding Twenty Key Attributes of a Godly, Prudent Woman: She is humbly open to instruction...

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A Heart Check on How I Think about My Stuff

Our Western culture is inundated with materialism. Every ad beckons us with promises that if only we bought that product, had enough stuff, and enough money, we would be beautiful, happy, and fulfilled in this life. How Can I Tell if I Am Struggling with Materialism?...

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God’s “No” Is a Gift, Too – by Olivia

A guest post by Olivia. May her words be a great blessing, my dear sisters! The Muck and Mire Which Was My Life I am a 30 year old single woman, who has been single for almost 2 years now. May I mention that these 2 years marks the first time in my 20s that I have...

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Questions to Discuss Before Marriage – Part 2

For Part 1, please click on this link. These are some questions that you may want to discuss with your potential husband before marriage at some point. Probably not all at once! But maybe take a few questions at a time. If you are not yet engaged, I would suggest...

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