God’s design for us as godly women is that we are first to have utmost reverence for Him as LORD of our lives and as the sovereign King of the universe. We are also to respect ourselves, our husbands, and all other people. Another way of describing “respecting ourselves” that may be even more… Continue reading Is It Possible to “Disrespect Myself”?
Last Thursday, I ran a post about “Dying to Self.” Today, I want to talk about how it is possible for someone to misunderstand the concept of “taking up your cross and following” Jesus to think that this means, “I must take abuse. My needs don’t matter. I have to let my husband beat me or… Continue reading “Dying to Self” Can Be Dangerously Misunderstood
Does respecting my husband or other people mean I have to disrespect myself? What are some practical ways to respect myself?
ADMIN NOTE: My apologies – I needed to pull the earlier post today. I am so sorry for any confusion. If you are interested in what Siri Mitchell had to say, you may check out the comments on this post. The world has many ways to size up a man and judge his “value”… Continue reading The Worth of a Person
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
From Peacefulwife: I didn’t feel beautiful or feminine at all when I was growing up. My twin sister was “the girly one.” I was the tomboy. In upper elementary and junior high school, I got made fun of often for my glasses, my pale skin, the red dots on my legs and my… Continue reading “I May Never Have Worldly Beauty”
Image from Fanpop I have the vision to see the hero deep inside of my husband – the man God desires him to be and created him to be – and how, by God’s power working in me (and in him) and my respect and cooperation, he can fully become that hero of a man. Everyone else may just see a… Continue reading From Clark Kent to Superman
From a dear wife – who has been going through an extremely difficult time in her marriage and has given me permission to share. Ladies, you may need tissues for this one! ————————————– Although I have been a Christian since I was 7 years old, attended church all but one of my 41 years, taught… Continue reading “I am Part of the Bride of Christ!”
Ladies, Two days ago, we looked at insecurity in the post “Trying to Find Security in All the Wrong Places.” Yesterday, we looked at “The Roots of Insecurity, ‘Low Self Esteem,’ Sinful Jealousy and the Desire to Control” Quite honestly – what I am addressing in these several posts could easily be a book or two. We… Continue reading Our Identity in Christ – THIS Is My Security!
Some of you are feeling extremely depressed, lost, broken, hopeless, worthless and like there is no purpose for your lives. Some of you were cruelly abused as children by your own parents, friends or family members. Some of you have been abused by your own husband who is supposed to provide for you, protect you,… Continue reading Finding Healing for Hopelessness