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Look Outward at Others in Divine New Ways

We have been unpacking the 4 Step Peace Plan for several posts. There is a summary at the bottom of the post. <3 (This post will make sense even if you haven’t read the others. So don’t worry about it if you haven’t read them yet. You can always go back later and read them.) […]

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Do I Have a Spirit of Offense?

Photo by Christian Fregnan on Unsplash Something our culture today is really great at is – offense. It is almost mind-blowing just how easily offended people are today. And it is sad. Because when we are so easily offended, we also have a lack of unity, relationship, emotional connection, harmony, and teamwork. We also miss […]

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Prayer for Wives with Critical, Harsh Husbands – by Radiant

Photo by Diana Simumpande on Unsplash I appreciate Radiant sharing some prayers with us for wives in various circumstances over the coming months, Lord willing. These prayers are prayers to pray out loud (by yourself) with boldness over yourself, your husband, and your family if you are in Christ. I don’t know if you are aware of […]

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A Wife’s Beautiful Response to Her Husband’s Drug Addiction

I love to share individual stories, as I can, that bring glory to God. Even about extreme situations.  This is one wife’s story is about what God led her to do in her specific situation. Everything she did isn’t a blanket post for all wives with husbands who are drug addicts. But I am so thankful for […]

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How Could a Godly Wife Possibly “Respect” an Unfaithful Husband?

This post is merely a brief introduction to this weighty topic of dealing with a physical, sexual affair. It would take a book to do this issue proper justice. I cannot possibly touch on all of the things a wife would need to do in such a situation in one post. And what works for one […]

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Control Girls and Family Christmas – by Shannon Popkin

A guest post by author Shannon Popkin: I’d like to call a pre-Christmas huddle. Calling all the women in the family please. Can we huddle up for a moment? I’m calling this meeting because I think there are some hurting women among us. There are some mothers of adult children and mother-in-laws who feel unloved […]

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Being a Peaceful In-Law

In-law relationships are some of the most notoriously difficult relationships – but we can have healthy relationships with our in-laws and we can have healthy relationships with our own parents, siblings, and adult children “as far as it depends on” us (Rom. 12:18). We don’t have to engage in toxic relationship dynamics and dysfunction. We […]

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I Resented Making Lunch for My Husband

  I used to resent making my husband’s lunches – even though I was the one who offered to do it and Greg never really asked me to do this for him.  I made a peanut butter and jelly sandwich for him on the days he worked, sometimes with an apple, too  – which was […]

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“I Am Slowly Finding My Way” – a Guest Post

  Blessed is the one who does not walk in step with the wicked… but whose delight is in the law of the Lord, and who meditates on his law day and night. That person is like a tree planted by streams of water, which yields its fruit in season and whose leaf does not […]

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“Should I Give Him Something for Our Anniversary or Not?”

IF THINGS ARE GOING WELL IN YOUR MARRIAGE Give him whatever you would like to give him – BUT – watch your motives. Why are you giving him something? Is it just to bless him? Is it something he would enjoy and appreciate? Not all men are excited about romantic, emotional, wordy cards (I know […]

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