“How I Was Stirred by a Break-up but Not Shaken” – by Fortified by Christ

“How I Was Stirred by a Break-up but Not Shaken” – by Fortified by Christ

A guest post by Fortified by Christ, I appreciate her sharing her story:   I got married for the first time at the age of 39, which meant that I had a lot of single dating years under my belt and therefore a lot of break-up experiences. I’m sharing my story of...
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...
How to Respect a Guy Who Wants to Leave

How to Respect a Guy Who Wants to Leave

If you have your heart set on dating a particular godly guy* or if you are dating/courting/engaged and he decides to break up or leave – how can you show respect in such a situation? The answer is very simple even though it is the most difficult thing to do: You...
“I Can’t Let Anyone Be Upset with Me!”

“I Can’t Let Anyone Be Upset with Me!”

This statement in the title shows that I believe it is my job to control other people’s emotions and thoughts. Do you see any problem with that? As a refresher, here is a link to a recent post about healthy vs. unhealthy relationships. AVOIDING CONFLICT Avoiding...
"When Do I Feel More Secure in the Relationship?"

"When Do I Feel More Secure in the Relationship?"

  This is the last question that this precious single sister in Christ asked me: 3. When does it switch? Is there a moment when you feel slightly more secure and able to “relax” in the security of your relationship? My man is a great guy but I do wonder what it...