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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 […]

Instead of Reacting in Anger…

February 26, 2015 by

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When someone does something that offends you or they sin against you, how do you usually respond? I’d love to encourage us all to take a time out to go pray and journal through our thoughts, anger, motives, and priorities if possible before we respond. It is easy to have a sinful knee-jerk response to […]

The Tragedy of the “Hook Up” Culture

February 21, 2015 by

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For those who are unfamiliar with this term – “hooking up” means having sex with someone you may not even really know, with “no strings attached.” i.e.: “We just met today, but let’s hook up later tonight.” I know that many girls (and guys) have never known anything but this culture that exists today. But, it makes […]

Do I Condone “BDSM” or “Christian Domestic Discipline”?

February 17, 2015 by

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Warning – if you have never heard about these topics before, they are often very dark perversions of God’s design for sexuality, femininity, masculinity, and marriage. I am going to purposely leave out as much detail as I can. Some may prefer not to read about these issues at all. I am talking about them […]

Unlearning the Ungodly Example of a Controlling, Disrespectful Mother

January 23, 2015 by

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  Unfortunately, some of us learned to be controlling and disrespectful by the poor examples of our mothers. If we have witnessed a dominant, type-A, perfectionistic, manipulative, overly emotional, resentful, bitter, controlling, fearful, anxious, disrespectful wife and a passive, unplugged father for 20+ years – these dynamics can seem “normal” and “right.” These moms did […]

When He Walks Away

November 24, 2014 by

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There seems to have been a rash of break ups lately. 😦 How my heart aches for anyone who is experiencing that kind of intense pain and grief. In this post, I am addressing couples who were not yet married. (I have a similar post for wives whose husbands want to separate or want a […]

“How My Parents’ Divorce Changed My World” – by Restored Daughter

October 29, 2014 by

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A guest post by a new contributor, Restored Daughter. Thank you so much for sharing your heart and your story with us! I believe your story will bless many and that God might use it to begin to help others find healing for their pain, as well. ——– THE BIG DAY It was a couple of […]

What Things are In Your “Keep” and “Throw-Away” Piles?

August 28, 2014 by

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  My desire for each of you is that you might have a very close walk with Christ, that you might live out His abundant life for you – filled with His Spirit, totally yielded to Him as the Master of your life, overflowing with thankfulness, joy, peace, God’s love, faithfulness, gentleness, goodness, patience and […]