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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 […]

The Beauty of Not Rushing a Man

July 23, 2015 by

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A guest post from a single sister in Christ in her 40s – thank you so much for sharing with all of us the treasures God has been showing you: I wanted to share some things I have been learning through my journey of liking a godly wonderful man and all of the precious lessons God […]

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 […]

“Lord, I Don’t Want to Obey You on This.”

June 22, 2015 by

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  I have been doing an amazing Kay Arthur study on prayer with a ladies’ group at my church this summer called, “Lord, teach me to pray.” I love Kay her point (pg. 54): “And what is the root of all sin? Is it not independence? Is it not self having its own way?” She goes […]

Desperation for Things and People Is Unnecessary

June 15, 2015 by

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It seems that desperation is the norm these days. So many singles are completely obsessed with finding “the one,” getting married, and having a family – even Christians. Married women seem desperate to have their husbands’ love. Married men seem desperate to have their wives’ respect. Many are desperate for money, for beauty, for the […]

Stand Firm, My Dear Sisters!

April 23, 2015 by

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“Enter through the narrow gate. For wide is the gate and broad is the road that leads to destruction, and many enter through it. But small is the gate and narrow the road that leads to life, and only a few find it. Matthew 7:13-14 I am sure that I don’t have to tell you […]

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 […]