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Look Forward

Today let’s continue with the 4th step of the Peace Plan. You have made sure you are in right standing with Christ, with yourselves, and with others. Now you can have peace with your future—both on earth and in eternity. How can you possibly have peace with your future when there is so much turmoil […]

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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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The Peaceful Wife Story

At Peaceful Wife, I know that many wives go through their days feeling frustrated, insecure, ill-equipped, and unloved. Feeling unloved and insecure makes a woman sad and causes her to lose hope, and sometimes, it even causes her to inadvertently sabotage the very intimacy she longs for in her marriage. When a woman finds God’s […]

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20 Signs That God Is about to Do Something AMAZING in Someone’s Life

Photo by Robert Metz on Unsplash I have walked beside hundreds and hundreds of women on this journey. There are several telltale signs that I have noticed that I want to share with you. When I see these indicators beginning to unfold in someone’s life, it means that God is at work, opening her eyes […]

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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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The Gratitude Challenge!

Photo by Neven Krcmarek on Unsplash Give thanks in all circumstances; for this is God’s will for you in Christ Jesus. 1 Thess. 5:18 Gratitude is a habit I must consciously cultivate. It is is a choice. It is also a command! Meaning – it is not optional for believers in Christ. I choose to […]

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Books Were My Mentors When I Began My Journey

Photo by Kimberly Farmer on Unsplash In December of 2008, God used a book, “Love and Respect,” (by Dr. Emerson Eggerichs) to open my eyes to a lot of problems in my attitude and behavior I had never noticed before. I was mortified. I had no idea how blind I was and how much work […]

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TAKE THE QUIZ – Are You a Peaceful Mom?

Photo by Fineas Gavre on Unsplash The Peaceful Mom book releases March 27th! Nine years ago, I would not have described myself as an “unpeaceful” mom. But as I reflect on my heart and approach then, I only had fleeting flickers of peace. Peace seemed to last only a few minutes—or a few seconds. I […]

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Be True to Your Word – Guest Post by Nina Roesner

  From April: I’m so excited to welcome Nina Roesner (author of The Respect Dare) to the blog to share with us from her new book! What an honor to have you, Nina. 🙂 God has used you in powerful ways in my own life on this journey to become a more godly woman and wife. I’m […]

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