Questions to Discuss Before Marriage – Part 1

I am writing for women who follow Christ wholeheartedly who are seeking to marry men who follow Christ wholeheartedly. I am assuming that both people already know Jesus and know that the potential spouse is a strong believer, as well. Here are some questions that may...

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Asking Your Guy for Things

Happy Easter to each of you! 🙂 Jesus said to her, “I am the resurrection and the life. The one who believes in me will live, even though they die;  and whoever lives by believing in me will never die. John 11:25-26 He is risen!!! ------------------- There are...

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When People Are Annoying

Every believer has to come to terms with this issue. Whether it is our dad's tendency to leave the toilet seat up, our brother's messy habits, our parents' overly controlling ways, or our coworker's loud eating habits - there are things other people do that may...

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Your Most Powerful Feminine Asset

You have a gift - given to you by the Lord. Some women almost never use this special gift. Others share it generously with those around them almost all the time. It may seem like a small thing. But it is one of the most powerful ways you can bless others. Your...

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Should I Submit to My Boyfriend/Fiancé?

First of all, we need to have an understanding of what "submission" is biblically. Our culture has twisted this word beyond recognition to mean awful things like: slavery sexual slavery Fifty Shades of Gray (BDSM kinds of things) Domestic Discipline/Christian Domestic...

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Does God Want Women to Be Weak?

First of all, we need to understand that the world’s definitions of strength and weakness are very different from God’s. In the world: Power means having the ability to do whatever I want to do. Weakness means not being able to do exactly what I want to do all the...

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Being a Peaceful Bride-to-Be

For some reason, it has almost become accepted in our culture that a wedding day is "all about the bride" and that she can do basically whatever she wants - even if she hurts her groom, family members, or friends in the process. This may be okay in the world. It may...

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No More Little Boxes!

I am still learning and have much growing to do in my faith in Christ. I think I am pretty much a "toddler" spiritually when it comes to how much more maturity and growth still needs to happen in my soul. There is so much more, I know, that I could experience with...

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Don’t Purposely Provoke a Man

Sometimes when we women are upset, we may feel so hurt that we think things like: I want him to hurt as much as I hurt. I want him to show that he is upset, too. He doesn't look as upset as I feel, so I am going to push him to be as angry as I am right now. If he...

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How Do I Stop Responding Negatively in the Moment?

Let's imagine a scenario together: You were looking forward to seeing your man after work. He had set up a date for tonight and you were so excited to get to share some time together after a couple of weeks of hardly seeing each other. You text him at work during the...

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Keep Your Dignity in Front of Your Man

If you are seeking to live for Christ and you are dating a guy who lives for Christ - there will be plenty of opportunities, even for believers, to offer grace to one another. You may mess up at times. He may mess up at times. Especially when one of you is exhausted,...

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“There’s This Guy I Like…”

I am writing for women who are seeking to follow Christ as Lord wholeheartedly and who desire to only have a relationship that would honor Christ with a man who is seeking Christ as Lord wholeheartedly. Thanks for understanding. Sometimes, when we are interested in a...

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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...

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“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...

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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,...

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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 through...

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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 relationships...

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Being Single During the Holidays – by Freedom

I love to share posts by our single sisters in Christ. This one is by a new guest-writer, Freedom. May it bless you this Christmas. Merry Christmas to each of you!   ------- One of my old roommates and I were trying to think of something fun to do and to add to...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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Being at Peace in the Midst of the Unknown

Peace was not something I experienced often for most of my life. I was usually anxious and afraid until recent years. I had no idea how to even have God's peace, even though I thought I was trusting Him. In my mind, I told myself, "I believe God. I love Him and I am...

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