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DaughteroftheKing – Reworking Priorities

April 13, 2014


We continue sharing the correspondence between DaughteroftheKing, a college student, and myself about people pleasing and perfectionism.  (Please check here for Part 1, Part 2 and Part 3). Her words are in italics. —— Right now it feels like I’m stuck in this process, I’m sensing that there is something wrong but I can’t really […]

DaughteroftheKing Does a Thorough Self-Examination – Part 3

April 12, 2014


I continue corresponding with DaughteroftheKing. (Check out Part 1 and Part 2 if you missed them.) Her words are in italics. I believe that you just might find out some surprising things about yourself if you are willing to examine your heart along with us today. :) 1. You need success in school and in […]

Examining the Real Motives behind Perfectionism and People Pleasing

April 11, 2014


This is part 2 of my correspondence with DaughteroftheKing, a college student who has been a Christian for about a year. For part 1, please click here. Her words are in italics. I pray that this conversation may be eye opening for you, too. And I thank this precious sister in Christ for allowing me […]

Prayer Day – Jesus Is Our Greatest Treasure!

April 10, 2014


CHRIST IS ALL. We are complete in Him. He is the answer to every need, the perfect Savior. He needs no decoration to heighten His beauty, no prop to increase His stability, no girding to perfect His strength. Who can gild refined gold, whiten the snow, perfume the rose or heighten the colors of the […]

I Have to Have High Grades and Be the BEST!

April 9, 2014


I am working with a precious sister in Christ who is a college student. We will call her Daughteroftheking. We are going to be addressing some idols – like having other’s approval, having to have high grades at all costs and perfectionism.  I personally had these idols,too. So I am pretty familiar with them. This […]

How Do We Build a Foundation for a Godly Relationship and Marriage?

April 7, 2014


“Making Decisions Based on Feelings” The world builds marriage on ungodly and unscriptural things – like romantic feelings and infatuation. Sadly, most of us have bought into some of the world’s lies without even realizing what we have embraced. The world says things like: Marriage should be built on Disney/Hollywood style “true love” – meaning, […]

What Does My Fear Tell Me?

April 6, 2014


I don’t often quote Dr. Phil. But he has a saying, “What I fear, I create.” This is so true! If I fear being alone, my desperation to have a man will repel the men I long to be in relationship with If I fear not having control, my control will push people away from […]

How to Avoid Becoming a Controlling/Disrespectful Wife

April 5, 2014


A newlywed posed this question to me, “How can I avoid becoming a controlling/disrespectful wife?” Goodness, this topic could be a book in and of itself. I have many posts about respect that will be helpful on my site   Spiritual Authority – God’s design structure for spiritual authority in our lives in marriage, […]

FYI – for My Wonderful Readers

April 4, 2014


I have barely been well enough to even be able to sit at the computer the past few days. My apologies that I am not responding promptly to comments. I hope to catch up on them when I am able to.   Much love! Thanks for your patience and understanding! :)

This is Not Working! I Don’t See Progress!

April 4, 2014


I want to address a very common and extremely important concern that I hear from many, many women. When we as women have a history of being controlling, dominating, overly responsible, overly “helpful”, mothering and we tend to take over in our relationships, thinking we know so much better than our men – at first, […]


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