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“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 […]

Evaluating My Motives about Wearing Makeup

April 30, 2015 by

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(If you would rather see this in a 4 minute video format, please click here.) The past 6 years, God has taught me to do a lot of questioning myself and digging to find my deepest motives for my decisions. For the past few years, I have been wearing makeup with the primary motive of […]

Do I Need Makeup? VIDEO

April 28, 2015 by

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https://www.youtube.com/embed/FB85ZRAVCd8?rel=0“> Check out my latest 4 minute video. I have a post coming about this topic on Thursday if you would rather read instead of watching a video. 🙂 LET’S SEEK GOD’S HEART FOR US AS WOMEN: Bible verses about modesty: http://www.openbible.info/topics/modesty Bible verses about vanity: http://www.openbible.info/topics/vanity Bible verses about worldliness: http://www.openbible.info/topics/worldliness Bible verses about […]

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 […]

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. […]

“God, Please! Ask Me for ANYTHING but THIS!”

March 26, 2015 by

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From a precious Christian sister who is currently single and in her 30s: It’s Thursday night. You’ve had a productive day at work; you’ve met deadlines with time to spare, put out fires left and right, found a mistake that everyone has been searching for, for months. You’ve hit the gym and killed your 4th […]

Desperate for More

March 9, 2015 by

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Greg and I will be celebrating our 21st wedding anniversary this May, God-willing, of course. In the past few years, God has brought so much healing to our marriage. We have more intimacy on every level than I thought we ever would for a long time earlier in our marriage. In fact, our marriage is […]

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 […]