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The Answer to All of Your Problems as a Single Person

January 29, 2015 by

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A brother in Christ shared this with me and has given me permission to share with you. I think this is some POWERFUL stuff right here, sisters and brothers! Imagine an old wagon wheel with all the spokes going out–the spokes represent all the HUGE piles of problems we’ve inadvertently created by not seeing that […]

Update on Silver – Lots of New Pics!

January 28, 2015 by

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Originally posted on The Peaceful Wife:
? Silver loves to sit on my books and on my open Bible. Here, he is sitting on a C. S. Lewis book. 🙂 He also loves to sit on my lap while I have my Bible study and prayer time every day. ? ? SO many of you prayed…

Why Does God Not Answer My Prayers?

January 26, 2015 by

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  I know – I obviously should have been an actress! Ha! (It’s hard to find the right pics for free online sometimes.)     Some inspiration for you who are hurting and seem not to be receiving answers for your prayers from God. There are some prerequisites to answered prayer: 1. A genuine relationship […]

Unlearning the Ungodly Example of a Controlling, Disrespectful Mother

January 23, 2015 by

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  Unfortunately, some of us learned to be controlling and disrespectful by the poor examples of our mothers. If we have witnessed a dominant, type-A, perfectionistic, manipulative, overly emotional, resentful, bitter, controlling, fearful, anxious, disrespectful wife and a passive, unplugged father for 20+ years – these dynamics can seem “normal” and “right.” These moms did […]

Some of My Favorite Worship Songs

January 21, 2015 by

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Originally posted on The Peaceful Wife:
One of the most powerful things I believe we can do for our spiritual lives that impacts our ability to stay focused on Christ – is to feed our minds, hearts, and souls things that will nourish us spiritually, things that exalt Christ. There is something amazing about singing…

How Can I Tell if I Am Doing This in My Own Strength or God Is Working in Me?

January 20, 2015 by

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It is easy to try to do this whole being a godly woman thing in our own strength and to try to turn it into a list of rules to follow so that you can improve your life and relationships on your own without God being involved at all. Of course, that completely defeats the […]

What Body Image Issues Should We Talk about?

January 19, 2015 by

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My precious sisters,   What are some body image issues that you struggle with or that you believe are common for girls and women to struggle with? What pressure do girls feel today to look a certain way, to be “sexy,” and to be “perfect” physically? How much pressure to girls feel to have plastic […]