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Expectations – Part 2

February 21, 2013 by


To read the first post about expectations, click here. WHAT ARE SOME EXPECTATIONS THAT GET US INTO TROUBLE?  WHEN I THINK: if I do things right – God will “owe me” and I will never have to suffer (I can control God.  I can earn His love and a wonderful life by my definition) my […]

Handling Adversity with Joy and WITHOUT Complaining

January 25, 2013 by


I am obviously NOT perfect. I’m still very human. BUT, some of you may appreciate a few examples of how a wife might have obstacles and problems to deal with but might handle that in a godly way without complaining and being negative and might actually still enjoy her husband and family.  Anything good in […]

When He is in a Funk

November 25, 2012 by


Here is a great question from a reader: How does a surrendered Godly peaceful single girl handle when her man is being a grouch? The further I get into my relationship, the more tolerant I get of the occasional mood swing as I have learned not to take it personally but there is still this […]

Red Flags

November 22, 2012 by


Ok, ladies – here are some warning signs that you should not ignore when you are deciding whether to commit to a man or marry him.  You will be marrying an imperfect man who will sin against you at times – even if he is a believer in Christ. You will also be imperfect and […]

Why Wanting to “Feel Loved” Can be a Recipe for Disaster

November 18, 2012 by


Here is a comment I received from a single woman on a post I wrote on last week.  Thank you SO much to this reader for allowing me to share her questions and comments!  GREAT STUFF. 🙂 Hi April, I notice you said: If YOU feeling loved is your goal in marriage – you […]

We Are Mad At God

November 10, 2012 by


Today’s blog is a guest post by Justin Campbell.  Justin is a 40 year old single guy living and working in St. Louis.  You can read more by him at his blog More Than Don’t Have Sex, where he writes about singleness, Jesus, the church, and how we can all be in it together. When I […]

Fighting Fair

November 9, 2012 by

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Getting into the ring Today’s guest post is from We have all been there I am sure. Fighting. Despite your best intentions or highest commitment to maintain a healthy happy relationship, it inevitably happens that we end up disagreeing with our other half. Why? I suspect because we were created as unique individuals who each bring […]