Photo by Seth Macey on Unsplash Almost every woman experiences this at some point or another with her boyfriend, fiance, or husband. Your man is busy with other things and you really want to connect with him. Sometimes he may not have a choice about how busy he is due to work, a crisis, an… Continue reading “My Man Doesn’t Spend Enough Time with Me!”
Photo by Brooke Cagle on Unsplash In our last post, we discussed, “Is Wanting to Be Married a Bad Thing?” Today, I want to address the opposite end of the spectrum. God’s Word says that marriage is a gift and that singleness is a gift. Neither one of them are bad or wrong. I wish that all… Continue reading Is It Wrong to Want to Stay Single?
God created men and women. And God created marriage and family. Marriage and family are very good things. It is NOT a bad thing to desire to be married at all! In fact, it is a great desire, and a natural desire. The key is that our desire for marriage must be in the proper… Continue reading Is Wanting to Be Married a Bad Thing?
Photo by Aliyah Jamous on Unsplash Focusing on and talking about the negative comes easily to our sinful nature. We don’t have to try hard at all to find all kinds of things about which to complain. Negative thinking and speaking comes from a variety of sources: Complaining/grumbling Believing lies about God, others, the world,… Continue reading Overcoming Negativity
Photo by Pro Church Media on Unsplash The more I know the Lord and the more I see of His goodness, character, and love, the more I spontaneously desire to praise and thank Him. It is a natural outpouring that results from understanding who God is and acknowledging all of the innumerable blessings He has… Continue reading 11 Reasons We Can’t Afford to Skimp on Praising and Thanking God
Photo by Rachel Lynette French on Unsplash We sometimes have a tendency to want to let our feelings lead the way in our obedience to the Lord. I’ll forgive when my feelings change. I’ll spend time with God when He seems more interesting than the internet. I’ll pray when I feel close to God. I’ll… Continue reading Don’t Wait on Your Feelings
Photo by Jamie Street on Unsplash Vanity is an issue we all must address as followers of Christ, especially in our culture today. But before we can really assess properly whether we have an issue with vanity, we need to have a good definition of what vanity is. Here is the biblical definition according to… Continue reading Do You Struggle with Vanity? Take the Quiz to Find Out!
Photo by Warren Wong on Unsplash Just as a reminder, there are certain things that are attractive to godly men and certain things that are unattractive to them. Some things are general and apply to all men who are sincerely following Christ as Lord. Some things are more individual. Today, let’s imagine a scenario where… Continue reading 21 Tips – When You Would Like a Certain Guy to Ask You Out
Some women think terrible things about God and His relationship with women today. They’ll say things like: God hates women. The Bible is misogynistic. God created women to be inferior to men. Men are more important than women to God. If that was the kind of God we had, I could understand why a lot… Continue reading Does the Bible Teach That Women Are Inferior to Men?
Recently, I drove my husband’s old 1997 Honda to work and everything was fine that morning. But when I was ready to leave the pharmacy at 6:00pm, the engine wouldn’t start. Bummer! That is life sometimes, isn’t it? An unexpected trial comes out of nowhere. How will I handle it? Seems like this has been… Continue reading “Honey… I’m Stranded at Work!”
How can I find real peace in this crazy, violent, messed-up world today? We have spoken often about the foundation for our peace being in Jesus and in our personal relationship with Him as our Savior and Lord. The Foundation of My Peace Is Jesus The foundation of my peace as a woman is that… Continue reading How Can I Have Peace When the World Is SO Crazy!?!
We live in a fallen world and we all face many kinds of trials in our lives. None of us are exempt. In fact, I am writing this post from the midst of a great trial for our family, after the sudden and extremely unexpected passing of my father-in-law. The Lord calls believers in Christ… Continue reading Joy in the Midst of Pain
Photo by patricia serna on Unsplash Reminder – I am writing for women who are seeking to live for Christ as Lord and who, if they are dating/courting, are only dating/courting men who are seeking to live for Christ as Lord. Of course, if you are not dating or courting, that is totally fine, too!… Continue reading Do You Measure Love – or Enjoy It?
In my experience with women who feel they have to be in control of situations and other people, there is usually some level of trauma or hurt in her past. The level of trauma can vary. But usually something happened that caused her, as a young girl, to develop the following kind of thinking: The… Continue reading The Painful Past Behind a Compulsion to Control
My latest skit video on Youtube. This one is about 6 minutes. First I share some destructive approaches to trying to get our men to give us more attention. This was the old me. These were the things I did for a long time, not realizing how much I was sabotaging the very intimacy I… Continue reading Stop Watching Football and Spend Time with Me! – SKIT
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 wanting to talk to the point… Continue reading Am I Too Quiet with My Man?
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 him… Continue reading Am I His Prosecuting Attorney?
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 is unavoidable, but the one… Continue reading Am I “Too Chatty” with My Guy?
This is such an important question and decision. If you decide to get married to a godly man who lives for Christ, it is one that you will want to talk about together before you marry so that you can be on the same page. Ultimately, the decision will be up to you, your husband,… Continue reading Should You Be a Full-Time Working Wife and Mom One Day?
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 (even how many… Continue reading Are Your Plans Set in Concrete?