Our Western culture is inundated with materialism. Every ad beckons us with promises that if only we bought that product, had enough stuff, and enough money, we would be beautiful, happy, and fulfilled in this life. How Can I Tell if I Am Struggling with Materialism? Here are a few questions I might ask… Continue reading Do I Love the Things of This World Too Much?
My Choice As a believer in Christ, I know that nothing has come into my life by accident. Every trial is purposed by the Lord to help refine me and conform me to the image of Christ. Because I trust Jesus and His leading in my life, I know He is with me. I… Continue reading Being Peaceful in the Face of Illness/Pain/Exhaustion
I used to think that my husband had to lead in a certain way in order for God to lead me through him. His personality should be a lot more like mine, of course, for him to lead “properly.” I believed we needed a long list of things I thought were great ideas – lots… Continue reading Does My Husband Have to Have a Long Range Plan to Lead Our Family?
What is a “busybody”? Here is the definition from Strong’s Concordance: Definition: one who meddles in things alien to his calling or in matters belonging to others; factious. Essentially, if I am a busybody, I am inserting myself into other people’s lives and problems in a way that is unproductive and even harmful. My involvement does… Continue reading How to Avoid Being a “Busybody”
Is there any way a strong Christian wife can “respect” an unfaithful husband? How should she respond?