Killing Bitterness

Photo by Wang Xi on Unsplash I have quite a few posts on bitterness – but it has been awhile since I talked about this critical topic. So let’s do a refresher together! We can’t possibly have God’s supernatural peace if we cling to bitterness. It is God’s will that all of His children be […]

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Do You Struggle with Vanity? Take the Quiz!

Photo by Element5 Digital on Unsplash Vanity is an issue we all must address as followers of Christ, especially in our culture today. But before we can really assess properly whether we have an issue with vanity, we need to have a good definition of what vanity is. Here is the biblical definition according to […]

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Are Women Inferior to Men in God’s Eyes?

Photo by rawpixel on Unsplash Some women think terrible things about God and His relationship with women today. They’ll say things like: God hates women. The Bible is misogynistic. God created women to be inferior to men. Men are more important than women to God. If that was the kind of God we had, I […]

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Can I Be a Sexually Immoral Christian?

Photo by mark chaves on Unsplash Here’s the short answer: Nope. Or do you not know that wrongdoers will not inherit the kingdom of God? Do not be deceived: Neither the sexually immoral nor idolaters nor adulterers nor men who have sex with men nor thieves nor the greedy nor drunkards nor slanderers nor swindlers will inherit the kingdom of […]

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“What If My Husband Doesn’t Care about My Happiness?”

Honestly, this is where most of us find ourselves at the beginning of this journey. I know I did. When I began my journey, my husband was completely shut down and he didn’t care about my feelings or happiness anymore. Or so I thought. He didn’t want to look at me, be in the same […]

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How Can I Seriously Count Painful Times As Joy?

I was planning to write this post a few hours before my father-in-law suddenly died August 4th. It is the sequel to my post from last week about Is Real Joy Possible for Me?  I am honored to share these precious spiritual treasures with you – as it so happens – from the midst of […]

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Is Real Joy Possible for Me?

Photo by Allef Vinicius on Unsplash   This is the post I wrote just an hour before Greg’s dad suddenly passed away last Saturday. The next one I plan to write is about counting trials as joy, which I had also planned to write before the trial we are currently facing began. I’m so excited […]

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Top 5 Pitfalls on This Journey

Photo by Raúl Nájera on Unsplash On this lifelong journey as I seek to become the woman, wife, and mom God created me to be, there are some common snares. I have fallen into them myself, at times, and I have seen other women fall into them, too. “Enter by the narrow gate. For the […]

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God’s Healing for Suicidal Thoughts

Photo by Oscar Keys on Unsplash I am so thankful for this dear sister’s story and for the victory she has experienced in Christ! We have all felt the darkness of despair. May we all experience the Light and hope of Jesus like this wife and mom did. (Shared with permission.) ———— Dear April, I […]

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A Critical Spirit VS. a Godly Rebuke

Photo by Noah Buscher on Unsplash   As believers in Christ, we are not to have a critical, judgmental spirit, but there are times when we do need to share a life-giving, godly rebuke. We don’t just want to ignore a situation where someone is hurting others or himself/herself. How can we rightly discern the […]

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