Many of us are in love with the idea of one perfect soul mate, but could this mindset be sabotaging our real life romantic relationships?
Does God love men and women equally?
Men most value the influence of those they trust and respect.
This post is one I have been working on for awhile. It is one of my least favorite topics ever! But it is important. Breaking contact with people is something I do NOT enjoy doing. AT ALL. Sadly, breaking (or minimizing) contact with people in certain situations is necessary in this fallen world. I have… Continue reading Six Times We May Need to Break Contact with Others
Photo by Moon on Unsplash Some things draw our men to us. Other things repel them. While each individual can be unique in certain preferences, there are some things that would drive just about any emotionally/spiritually healthy man away from a relationship with his girl. (A lot of these work in reverse, too, ladies! So… Continue reading 12 Ways to Scare Off a Great Guy
A guest post by Simone. I appreciate her vulnerability and willingness to share her story on this incredibly important topic. May we all be reminded of the sanctity and value of every human life, no matter how small: My Story Having been raised in my faith, I knew that sex before marriage was a sin… Continue reading Unmarried and Suddenly Pregnant – What Would She Do?
Photo by rawpixel on Unsplash We are continuing our 21 Day Fast from Negative Words! We are seeking to avoid: Complaining Insulting others Destructive criticism of others Arguing How is your fast going? You are welcome to join us any time. We’d love to hear about what you are learning and the insights the Lord… Continue reading Let’s Talk about Insults!
I’d like to offer some more encouragement for our 21 Day Fast from Negative Words. I used to talk almost constantly – with no filter on my words. I don’t need to talk as much as I used to these days – and that is totally fine! But I can still talk. I just use… Continue reading If I Don’t Say Negative Things – What Will I Talk about?
Photo by rawpixel on Unsplash Avoiding complaining can get a bit fuzzy, at times. God calls us not to complain or grumble. And yet, there are situations where we need to inform those around us about important things they need to know. How can we discern the difference between complaining vs. informing? Let’s hash… Continue reading Complaining VS. Informing
Photo by Bewakoof.com Official on Unsplash I received a great question from a reader about what to do when someone else complains. She said she normally would complain about her life, too, so the person would feel she could understand them and they wouldn’t feel alone. And she worried that if they said they were really… Continue reading If a Friend Complains about Her Life, Shouldn’t I Complain about Mine, Too?
Photo by israel palacio on Unsplash If anyone thinks he is religious and does not bridle his tongue but deceives his heart, this person’s religion is worthless. James 1:26 A woman inspired me with her story earlier this week. I’d love to invite us ALL to do a fast similar to the one she decided to do.… Continue reading Join Me for a 21 Day Fast from Negative Words!
Photo by Alex Ivashenko on Unsplash Many singles think that if they could only be married, they would never feel lonely again. They would always feel loved, wanted, and cherished. I know I thought these things before I got married almost 25 years ago. Marriage can seem like such a beautiful, perfect dream. And it… Continue reading Busting the Marriage Myth -“If I Get Married, I’ll Never Feel Lonely Again”
Photo by Laura Ockel on Unsplash Valentine’s Day is coming up, ladies! With all the pressure and expectations that come along with it for all of us – whether we are in a relationship or not. Our Worth Is Not Wrapped up in This One Day Sometimes, we may be tempted to judge our worth… Continue reading Contentment on Valentine’s Day Is Possible!
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 Michael Heuss on Unsplash Today’s post is a guest post by a precious sister in Christ, Nikki. She is from Trinidad and Tobago in the Caribbean. I’m so thankful for her willingness to share a bit of her story. I believe it may be a blessing to many other women: I’m sharing with… Continue reading Don’t Fall for Prayer Gimmicks!
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
I have walked beside hundreds and hundreds of women on this journey. There are several telltale signs that I have noticed that I want to share with you. When I see these indicators beginning to unfold in someone’s life, it means that God is at work, opening her eyes and preparing her heart. It also… Continue reading 20 Signs God Is About to Do Something INCREDIBLE in Someone’s Life
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