Examining the Real Motives behind Perfectionism and People Pleasing

Examining the Real Motives behind Perfectionism and People Pleasing. I think that a few of the wives out there may have had some of these issues even in high school and college like I did… if so, this post from www.peacefulsinglegirl.wordpress.com may be interesting to you! I am not an expert on this topic, but …

A Wife Sees Some of Her Idols – People Pleasing and Beauty

An email from a wife.  Thank you for sharing!!!!!! I LOVE what God is doing in your heart! ******************** I watched two of your videos on Youtube  (channel “April Cassidy”) The Gift of Modesty The Sin of People Pleasing Where do I start????? PEOPLE PLEASING I definitely identify with thinking it’s up to me make others …

The Snare of People-Pleasing

This is an issue so many of us have… Thought it might be a good time to bring it up again. 🙂

The Snare of People-Pleasing

We are continuing our series about ways that controlling people try to control others.  You can check out the posts about control and boundaries, the trying to manipulate others with guilt, and playing the martyr from earlier in the week.  Today’s topic is how we sometimes try to manipulate others and maintain control by being a people-pleaser. Is …

The Snare of People-Pleasing

We are continuing our series about ways that controlling people try to control others.  You can check out the posts about control and boundaries, the trying to manipulate others with guilt, and playing the martyr from earlier in the week.  Today’s topic is how we sometimes try to manipulate others and maintain control by being  people-pleasers. Is “peace” …

Avoid Such People

When we think of what it means to be godly Christian women, sometimes we think that means we have to tolerate anything from other people. We may think being respectful means that we don’t confront people when they sin or speak up when we are being mistreated. We may think it means we have to …

Dealing with Difficult People at Christmas

Photo by Gareth Harper on Unsplash I know that Christmas can sometimes be a challenge with difficult family dynamics and hurtful things people say at times – whether it is unintentional or intentional. I’d love to remind us all that just because someone says something doesn’t mean that we have to engage in that particular …

“Your Book Has the Wrong Title” – a Guest Post

From a dear reader: I will be honest. When April released her new book, The Peaceful Mom, I didn’t want to read it. As a mom of a special needs child and 2 other children, I do the “mom” thing all day long. I didn’t want to read about it in my quiet time too. …

Resources for Wives with Angry Husbands

Dear sisters, For dealing with an angry husband, I have several resources I would like to share that I hope might be a blessing. Of course, each situation is a bit different. It is tempting to respond to our husband’s anger with anger of our own. But it is much more productive and healthy for …

How to Encourage Your Husband to Value Your Influence

We can’t control or manipulate our men into doing what we want. But we can learn to use our powers of influence in amazing ways for Christ.