“I May Never Have Worldly Beauty”

      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 […]

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From Clark Kent to Superman

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 […]

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“I am Part of the Bride of Christ!”

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 […]

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Our Identity in Christ – THIS Is My Security!

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 […]

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Finding Healing for Hopelessness

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, […]

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Living in God’s Spirit and Power

Thankfully, Jesus can save us from our slavery to our sinful nature and empower us by His Spirit to walk in holiness – that we might please God and be free to honor Him!  What wonderful news!  He can give us the power to respond to evil and sin with blessing and good.  This is […]

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Living in God's Spirit and Power

Thankfully, Jesus can save us from our slavery to our sinful nature and empower us by His Spirit to walk in holiness – that we might please God and be free to honor Him!  What wonderful news!  He can give us the power to respond to evil and sin with blessing and good.  This is […]

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What Does God Say about Me?

Let’s just look at Romans through chapter 8.  There are obviously thousands of other promises and things that God says about us in the Bible.  But here are some of the most basic and foundational tenets of Scripture upon which we may build our lives, hope and faith with confidence.  It is time to tear […]

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