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Preparing Our Hearts for a Review of “Through a Man’s Eyes” by Shaunti Feldhahn and Craig Gross

July 31, 2015 by

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Shaunti Feldhahn is one of my favorite authors. She is a social researcher and Christian author who does large scale, statistically accurate surveys of men and women to discover how we think and relate to each other. What a blessing to the Body of Christ! Her book, “For Women Only,” was the book that most […]

I Feel So Alone Spiritually

July 5, 2015 by

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Here’s the honest truth, my precious sisters – we will ALL feel this way many times if we are looking to people to meet our spiritual needs. Whether I am married to a godly man or I am single, I will face seasons – maybe even years or decades – of feeling like I am […]

Combating Loneliness

May 14, 2015 by

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  We ALL face loneliness in this life. Whether you are an 8 year old girl in a neighborhood with very few children (like our daughter), or a middle school student anxious to find a group of friends, or the “new student” in your high school, or going away to college and not knowing anyone, […]

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 […]

A Lightbulb about Loneliness

April 9, 2015 by

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From a precious single sister in the Lord who is in her 30s: I have been thinking about loneliness and being single and I realized something that was profound to me. I am not the loneliest when I am the least surrounded or the least social. I am the loneliest when I am harboring sin […]

Jason Shares His Heart as a Single Brother in Christ

April 2, 2015 by

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“God, Please! Ask Me for ANYTHING but THIS!” moved my heart Peaceful…… There is so much pain, and hurt out there in His church concerning the idol of marriage. Yes, it’s an idol. As much as we in Christ who DO serve. Who DO live a life worthy of His favor, and who DO believe…….there […]

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. […]