Browsing Archives of Author »April Cassidy«

When Your Plans Fall Through

November 26, 2014


Originally posted on Peacefulwife's Blog:
? Happy Thanksgiving! ? I was diagnosed with walking pneumonia this past Monday. That explains why I haven’t even had the energy to attempt a run in weeks or to walk up the stairs at night to tuck our little girl into bed. I had been pretty sick the…

Why Men Leave

November 25, 2014


  FROM A BROTHER IN CHRIST IN RESPONSE TO MY POST YESTERDAY: When a guy leaves, it is pretty important that a girl know that he may have a variety of motivators. For instance, I vanished from one girl’s life because although she was fun sometimes, she was a top-rate complainer and would get very […]

When He Walks Away

November 24, 2014


There seems to have been a rash of break ups lately. :( How my heart aches for anyone who is experiencing that kind of intense pain and grief. In this post, I am addressing couples who were not yet married. (I have a similar post for wives whose husbands want to separate or want a […]

“I Said the Sinner’s Prayer – So, I’m Good with God. I’m Going to Heaven for Sure.”

November 21, 2014


Originally posted on Peacefulwife's Blog:
If you go to an evangelical, Protestant church – there is a good chance that the pastor gives an “invitation” at the end of the service for people to “receive Christ.” People who want to make the decision to become believers in Christ go down to the front of…

Practical Ways to Overcome Lying Thoughts/Feelings

November 18, 2014


When I was a child, I remember telling my parents (multiple times) that “no one” liked me at school. My Daddy would sing an enthusiastic chorus of “Nobody likes me, everybody hates me, I’m gonna eat some worms. Big, fat juicy ones. Little, skinny, tiny ones. I’m gonna eat some worms.” I knew that meant […]

Finding Real Joy in the Midst of a Painful Trial

November 17, 2014


Originally posted on Peacefulwife's Blog:
? Greg and our children on a hike in the mountains of NC  ? James gives us an extremely counterintuitive command from God: Consider it pure joy, my brothers and sisters, whenever you face trials of many kinds, because you know that the testing of your faith produces perseverance. Let…

SILVER IS HOME!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

November 15, 2014


Originally posted on Peacefulwife's Blog:
A family called from about a half mile away and told Greg they had seen our flyers last Saturday and found Silver in their yard today. I didn’t know that Greg had gotten a call. He didn’t tell me he had even left. But, then he called and said,…


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