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8 Practical Tips to Put the Brakes on Complaining

Photo by rawpixel on Unsplash 8 Tips to Nip Complaining in the Bud 1. Replace negative thoughts with thankful ones. Think about good things. Finally, brothers and sisters, whatever is true, whatever is noble, whatever is right, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is admirable—if anything is excellent or praiseworthy—think about such things. Phil. […]

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What Is the Difference Between Complaining and Informing?

Photo by Mimi Thian on Unsplash Avoiding complaining can get a bit fuzzy, at times. There are situations where we need to inform those around us about important things they need to know. How can we discern the difference between complaining vs. informing?   Let’s hash through this a bit together. About Complaining – from […]

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If a Friend Complains, Shouldn’t I Commiserate?

Photo by Ben White on Unsplash I received a great question from a wife about what to do when someone else complains. She said she normally would complain about her life, too, so the person would feel she could understand them and they wouldn’t feel alone. And she worried that if they said they were really […]

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Handling Adversity with Joy and WITHOUT Complaining

  (our children at Legoland, FL) I am obviously NOT perfect. I’m still very human.  I need Jesus desperately EVERY MOMENT of EVERY DAY or I will mess things up majorly! I thought some of you may appreciate a few real life examples of how a wife might have obstacles and problems to deal with […]

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What If You Want Your Husband to Cut Ties with Someone?

This is a joint post written by Nneka Simone (her words are in blue), April, and some anonymous wives’ examples. I appreciate the input, ladies! We talked in my last post about 6 times when we may need to prayerfully consider breaking (or minimizing) contact with others. One of those scenarios is if our husband […]

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God Always Answers This Kind of Prayer

Precious sisters in Christ, We all want God to hear and respond to our prayers for ourselves, our families, and everything else. Sometimes, we feel that God is not listening and that is incredibly discouraging. How can we know if He is really listening? Thankfully, the Bible doesn’t hide the truth from us but reveals […]

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Christian Submission: Is It Only for Women?

Photo by Aaron Burden on Unsplash Ladies, The world equates the word “authority” with abuse, selfishness, narcissism, and tyranny. And the world equates the word “submission” with slavery or a Fifty Shades kind of scenario. This post is not about our culture’s ideas of these words. So let’s leave all of our preconceived notions at […]

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10 Tips to Be a Peaceful Wife on Vacation

Photo by Sai Kiran Anagani on Unsplash Vacations are supposed to be a fun time of relaxation with our families, a time when we make beautiful memories to cherish forever. Unfortunately, it’s easy for a vacation to become stressful and anything but peaceful. How is it that a wonderful trip together can often bring out […]

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Prayer for Us to Stand in the Authority of Christ – by Radiant

A guest post by Radiant. From the Peaceful Wife These petitions are primarily based on Scripture and the promises of God to those who follow Jesus. The prayers themselves are not magical. The Word of God and the Spirit of God are powerful! When we pray the promises and truth of God back to Him […]

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