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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]