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Ten Ways to Bless Your Man – VIDEO

July 28, 2015 by

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(Note – I am assuming that you are seeking to live wholeheartedly for Christ and that you would only date/court a man who wants to submit his life fully to Christ.)   Blessing a man you love is really pretty simple – they don’t ask for a lot, honestly. ┬áBut this does require the power […]

Preparing to Marry a Man on a Mission

July 25, 2015 by

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Some of you are considering marrying a man who believes he has a calling from God to be a pastor, a minister, a missionary, or something similar. I believe that extra care and prayer is wise as you prepare for such a venture. There will be additional challenges that other couples may not face. Of […]

Red Flags – Part 2

July 21, 2015 by

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Remember, the red flags I mentioned in the first post (and today’s post) don’t mean “you can never marry a guy with this issue” or that “you can never get married if you have these issues.” They mean that these are things you will probably want to deal with in a godly, thorough way BEFORE […]

“Putting the Breaks on Sexual Temptation with My Boyfriend”

July 14, 2015 by

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A guest post by Surrenderedgirl – I am excited to share what God is doing in her life. May her post bless your walk with Christ, as well: I met my boyfriend on a college church retreat at the beach. He was the first boyfriend I ever had, and he swept me off my feet. […]

I Made My Boyfriend into an Idol – by Surrenderedgirl

July 10, 2015 by

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A guest post by Surrenderedgirl – I’m so thankful for the opportunity to share what God is doing in this dear sister’s life. May her post richly bless you, as well: After several months of dating, I had built up resentment towards my boyfriend. I don’t naturally talk about my feelings much, so I would […]

Guarding Your Heart and Chastity

June 8, 2015 by

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Above all else, guard your heart, for everything you do flows from it. Proverbs 4:23 Here are some suggestions to prayerfully consider, my dear sisters. The most important thing is to be sensitive to what you believe God leads you to do and to do what you need to do to protect yourself from temptation […]

Seeking to Understand and Bless Our Brothers in Christ

June 1, 2015 by

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Today’s post is a guest post by a single sister in Christ in her 30s. I so appreciate her willingness to share with us what God is showing her! I have often heard of the battle of sexes. There are jokes, books, television shows, and frequent general conversations about this very topic. I am actually […]

When You Are Not Interested in a Man Who Is Interested in You

May 25, 2015 by

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  I think a lot of this will apply even with unbelieving men – but I especially want to focus on how we can handle turning down true Christian men who are interested in us. This is a BIG issue. It is a sensitive and painful one – on both sides – but especially for […]

Radically Change Your Reality

April 16, 2015 by

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Our daughter and I watched a show with a cat behaviorist, Jackson Galaxy, together last week. The cat owner was a famous young woman who often tweeted about her cat and used some dreadful names for him in her tweets. Galaxy said something so profound: Words have power. What you speak becomes your reality. He […]

Thankfully, God Doesn’t Need “Space”

March 30, 2015 by

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This week, on my blog http://www.peacefulwife.com, we are examining a topic that is VERY difficult for many wives – giving space to their husbands. I think that is pretty counterintuitive to a lot of us as women, because many of us get married because we DON’T want to have space. We want constant emotional/spiritual/verbal connection. […]