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Prayer Day – Materialism

April 24, 2014

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Definition of materialism (Google) -   a tendency to consider material possessions and physical comfort as more important than spiritual values.       Lord, You desire our obedience in every area of our lives. And You are MOST WORTHY of our obedience in everything. Please give us hearts that long for Your presence, and […]

Materialism

April 23, 2014

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Our house before we bought it above   For the first year we lived here, this big room was such a disaster. It gave me heebie jeebies to see it! Back then, I was a perfectionistic housekeeper and wanted my house to look magazine perfect all the time. It REALLY stressed me out to live […]

To Speak or Not to Speak

April 20, 2014

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A lot of women ask me this question… “How do I know when to say how I feel and when I should not say anything?” This can be such a quandary! Especially at first when we have not yet figured out what exactly is respectful or disrespectful. Unfortunately – or fortunately – depending on how […]

Our Trip

April 19, 2014

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Originally posted on Peacefulwife's Blog:
Hello, my friends! Greg found a deal last Thursday night that was just too good to pass up – $200 for a WEEK at a condo in Williamsburg, VA!?!?! I LOVE going on trips. So, we got ready in very short order and left last Sunday for the 6.5…

DaughteroftheKing – Reworking Priorities

April 13, 2014

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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“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, […]

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