I am not the Holy Spirit. It is not my job to convict my husband – or anyone else – of sin. And it is not my job to make people repent. I don’t get to make people’s decisions for them. I am not them. I don’t have the right to usurp their free will.… Continue reading I Am Responsible for Myself Spiritually – Part 1
Month: October 2014
I Am Responsible for My Emotions
For many years, I expected Greg to be responsible for my emotions. I expected him to “make me happy.” I expected him to “fix me” if I was upset. I expected him to meet needs in my heart and soul that only Jesus could meet. I expected that being close to him would give me… Continue reading I Am Responsible for My Emotions
A Wife Shares the Blessings of Biblical Submission and Respecting Her Husband
From a sister in Christ: Excellent video, sweet sister! I’ve been reading through your blog because of this video and I must say, you’re much needed. So many women yearn for the truly harmonious marriage, but are unwilling (or unaware) to submit to the Lord in everything. In an age where women have fought so… Continue reading A Wife Shares the Blessings of Biblical Submission and Respecting Her Husband
I’d like to invite you to join us in a discussion about spiritual tests at www.peacefulsinglegirl.wordpress.com. We ALL face spiritual tests many, many times in our lives. Are we prepared? Why do we have to have tests? What might God desire to accomplish when we are tested and when we go through trials? What does… Continue reading A Test
Let’s Pray Together!
Almighty Lord, PRAISE You alone are the Creator of this universe. You are the Great I Am. You are completely holy. You are incapable of evil. You cannot tolerate sin. Yet, You are completely Love. You are the very embodiment of what Love means and Who Love is. You are full of grace, mercy and… Continue reading Let’s Pray Together!
A Beautiful, Feminine, Godly Example of How to Handle Conflict
ADMINISTRATIVE NOTE: I will be taking a break from the blog this Wednesday through this coming Sunday while my children are out of school. I’ll miss y’all! But I hope to check back in next week. 🙂 ———————– A wife allowed me to share her comments from “Godly Femininity – Part 1.” Thank you, my… Continue reading A Beautiful, Feminine, Godly Example of How to Handle Conflict
Don’t Worry, I Am Not Perfect! Some Encouragement
(In case any of you are feeling discouraged after the posts about being an ungodly woman, and godly femininity part 1 and part 2) I don’t want any of you to think that I am perfect or to put me, my husband, our marriage (or any sinful human) on a pedestal. I am nothing and… Continue reading Don’t Worry, I Am Not Perfect! Some Encouragement
Godly Femininity – Part 2
If you are a Christian woman, how can you grow in godly femininity? What does it even mean to be a godly woman?
Godly Femininity – Part 1
This topic could be a whole book. Actually, there are some books about it! You can find some of them in my post about my favorite marriage books. Recently, we examined femininity in general and then ungodly femininity. Today, we are going to talk about godly femininity or biblical womanhood. This is the real core… Continue reading Godly Femininity – Part 1
A Wife Responds to a Sister in Christ Who Is Feeling Insecure
This is from a reader – it was one of the comments on Thursday’s post “What Does It Mean to Be an Ungodly Woman?” ———— This helped me get over a big hump that seemed to be blocking my faith. I’m not saying that I’ve completely overcome that hump, because a lot of what you… Continue reading A Wife Responds to a Sister in Christ Who Is Feeling Insecure