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The Swiss Roll Incident

September 29, 2014 by

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Originally posted on Peaceful Single Girl:
An email from a reader who has been dating this really great guy since about October and my response: HER QUESTION: I’ve got another question I’d like your perspective on. It may sound like a ridiculous question when I actually pose the situation to you, but I’m hoping it…

What Does It Mean to Be a “Lady” – to Be Feminine? (Some Questions for My Readers)

September 28, 2014 by


Originally posted on The Peaceful Wife:  Audrey Hepburn in 1954 – from Wikipedia I am planning on doing a series of posts about godly femininity in the coming weeks. But I also want to talk about general femininity. The definition of what it means to be feminine or to be a woman has changed…

The Idol of Happiness

September 24, 2014 by


We tend to think that “idolatry” means someone bowing down to a statue and praying to it in a shrine. It’s really easy to dismiss that practice as not even remotely a temptation to us today in our culture and to discount everything the Bible says about idolatry as being irrelevant to us. Big mistake! […]

Wives Share What They Have Learned – Part 2

September 22, 2014 by


Originally posted on The Peaceful Wife:
? ? Continuing to share what wives have been learning from our discussion about “I Just Want Him to Spend More Time with Me.” For part one, please click here. Thanks again to all the wives who shared. The more voices on this topic and the more constructive, respectful…

Clarification about the Sin of Unbelief Being Unforgivable

September 20, 2014 by

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  I apparently did not explain the whole “sin of unbelief” thing well at all. Let me try again! There is the sin of complete unbelief – that is not believing in or trusting Jesus as Savior and Lord – that is an unforgivable sin if we remain unbelieving and die in that state.  This […]

Can I Respect a Man Who Is Not As Intelligent As I Am?

September 17, 2014 by


    Yep. A man who loves Jesus with all his heart and who desires to honor Him with his life can learn to lead – and lead well – even if his wife is “more intelligent intellectually” than he is. I am aware of farmers in generations past who were very godly husbands (and […]

A Bride-to-Be Begins Her Journey to Become a Godly Wife

September 16, 2014 by


Originally posted on The Peaceful Wife:
I am so excited to share this precious sister’s story! I cannot begin to imagine if I had a chance to start to learn these things BEFORE marriage. What a blessing!!!!  I cannot wait to see all that God has in store for this young bride-to-be and for each of you,…