Please, God! Ask Me for Anything But This!

From a dear single sister in Christ who is in her thirties, I so appreciate her willingness to share her story – and I believe that what God showed her is something He wants to show each of us as His followers: I remember when God asked me to give up my dreams. “Okay God, […]

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The Idol of Happiness

We tend to think that “idolatry” means someone bowing down to a statue and praying to it in a shrine. It’s really easy to dismiss that practice as not even remotely a temptation to us today in our culture and to discount everything the Bible says about idolatry as being irrelevant to us. Big mistake! […]

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A Separated Wife Finally Begins to Experience the Peace of God in Her Life!

From Prayinglikehannah, THANKS for allowing me to share your beautiful story, my precious sister! PART 1 April, For years I have been praying for God to fix “my husband,” not seeing how much fixing I need myself. I read somewhere in one of your posts where you spoke about how God hardened Pharaoh’s heart, so […]

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“I Really Want HIM to Change, Too!” – GraceAlone

We are continuing to follow GraceAlone as she works through the first few steps of her journey. This is day 2 of our correspondence. (Post 1, Post 2 today’s is post 3, Post 4)  If you want to see how she is growing and be more up to date, you can check out some comments she left […]

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“I Can’t Do This Anymore!” – GraceAlone

We are going to continue to follow GraceAlone, the wife from last week’s post “My Husband Refuses to Have Children with Me!?!?” on her journey. The beginning of this road is often excruciatingly painful! This group of emails is from over a week ago. I kind of wish I could post all of the past […]

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“God, Don’t Waste My Time…”

  We profess Christ. We pray constantly for our husbands to come to Christ and for healing for our marriages. We pray and pray and pray and we don’t see things getting better. We may start to get bitter and angry with God that things are not going the way we think they should. If […]

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“Giving Up on My Dream for My Marriage”

This is from the same wife who wrote to me about not pursuing her husband anymore last week. This is what it looks like to painfully tear out our idols by the root and totally surrender to Christ as LORD of ALL.   Here the idols are control, feeling loved in a certain way and romance. […]

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Trying to Find Security in All the Wrong Places

Insecurity seems to be a practically universal struggle for women. We want security in our marriages, and – really, with other people, too.  We want to know that we are lovable.  We want to know that no matter what happens, those we love will still love us. We want security in the love of our […]

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