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,...
“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...
Overcoming the Temptation of Comparison – by Krystal

Overcoming the Temptation of Comparison – by Krystal

Today’s guest post is by my dear friend (from my church) who is a single sister in Christ and is in her early 30s: Hey y’all! I’m Krystal, and I’m excited to be sharing on PSG. April has been asking me to write for a while now, but I’ve hesitated because I think...
I Don’t Have to Be “The Most Beautiful Girl” in the Room

I Don’t Have to Be “The Most Beautiful Girl” in the Room

  What do you think when you look in the mirror, my precious sister? I am an identical twin. I know the pain of being CONSTANTLY compared to someone else in every single way. Other people compared us all day long every day. And we compared ourselves, too. You...
Unlearning the Ungodly Example of a Controlling, Disrespectful Mother

Unlearning the Ungodly Example of a Controlling, Disrespectful Mother

  Unfortunately, some of us learned to be controlling and disrespectful by the poor examples of our mothers. If we have witnessed a dominant, type-A, perfectionistic, manipulative, overly emotional, resentful, bitter, controlling, fearful, anxious, disrespectful...
Triggers for Sinful Thoughts

Triggers for Sinful Thoughts

A few weeks ago, I conducted a survey to determine what some of our greatest triggers are  that get us thinking in a downward spiral of sinful thoughts. Of those who answered, here are the results (please remember that ladies could vote for as many of these as are...