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Do I Need Makeup? VIDEO

April 28, 2015 by

10“> 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: Bible verses about vanity: Bible verses about worldliness: Bible verses about […]

Worldly Weddings VS. Christ Centered Weddings

August 25, 2014 by


  It is VERY, VERY easy to get caught up in the hype of the wedding industry and the world and to allow our priorities, goals, dreams and desires for our wedding to become all about earthly things, as we talked about in “Dream Disney Weddings”.   WORLDLY TEMPTATIONS A WOMAN MAY FACE AS SHE […]

“You Enjoy Being Miserable!”

June 13, 2014 by


April and Brandon in 2003 I remember Greg saying this to me earlier in our marriage at some point. “You want to be miserable. You enjoy being upset. You don’t want to be happy.” I was shocked. Of course I didn’t enjoy being miserable. That was ridiculous! But his statement made me think a bit. […]

Tearing Out the Idols in Our Hearts – VIDEO

May 10, 2014 by


We all tend to put other things before Christ in our hearts. How do we overcome idolatry?   If you would like to receive Jesus as your Savior and Lord, to know Him deeply and to have a real relationship with Him now and live with Him in heaven forever after this life […]

DaughteroftheKing – Reworking Priorities

April 13, 2014 by

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We continue sharing the correspondence between DaughteroftheKing, a college student, and myself about people pleasing and perfectionism.  (Please check here for Part 1, Part 2 and Part 3). Her words are in italics. —— Right now it feels like I’m stuck in this process, I’m sensing that there is something wrong but I can’t really […]

DaughteroftheKing Does a Thorough Self-Examination – Part 3

April 12, 2014 by

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I continue corresponding with DaughteroftheKing. (Check out Part 1 and Part 2 if you missed them.) Her words are in italics. I believe that you just might find out some surprising things about yourself if you are willing to examine your heart along with us today. 🙂 1. You need success in school and in […]

Examining the Real Motives behind Perfectionism and People Pleasing

April 11, 2014 by


This is part 2 of my correspondence with DaughteroftheKing, a college student who has been a Christian for about a year. For part 1, please click here. Her words are in italics. I pray that this conversation may be eye opening for you, too. And I thank this precious sister in Christ for allowing me […]

I Have to Have High Grades and Be the BEST!

April 9, 2014 by


I am working with a precious sister in Christ who is a college student. We will call her Daughteroftheking. We are going to be addressing some idols – like having other’s approval, having to have high grades at all costs and perfectionism.  I personally had these idols,too. So I am pretty familiar with them. This […]