Women of a certain age… let’s say in their 40’s and 50’s are exiting their marriages at an alarming rate. I am hearing from Christian women who have made the decision to divorce, because of loneliness dead relationship alcoholism/addiction lack of affirmation or love unmet expectations Malachi 2:16 God says “I hate divorce.” The Biblical …
4-Steps to Protect your Marriage from Comparisons
I am competitive. An athlete in high school, I used to thrive on the opportunity to set swim meet records, block the soccer shot, or make a free throw. Competition motivated me to work harder and improve my skills. It did the same for my college studies. But being competitive in marriage is dangerous. Ever …
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How Long Are You Supposed to Wait?
I wasn’t going to stand around and wait any longer! We were stuck. I got sick of waiting for him to change. And so, she left him. Dreaming of change This notion of wanting a change in your marriage is the dream of many women. Some are waiting for their husbands to find the Lord. …
Church Lady with a Mohawk?
Last week, I got a haircut. A really edgy haircut. Less edgy, more ‘jump out of a plane” cut. First question from my stylist? “What do you think your husband is going to say?” I didn’t know. But I wasn’t worried. He's been encouraging (well at least accepting of) my unconventional looks for years. Throughout …
What to Do When Your Husband is Mean
You’re riding along the path of wedded bliss and out of nowhere – WHAM – you get broadsided by an unwelcome or hurtful comment from your husband. Maybe it was a criticism or an accusation. He might have ridiculed you about a mistake you’d made in the past. Perhaps he portrayed you in an unflattering …
What to do when your Husband Doesn’t Make You Happy Anymore
If your husband isn't making you happy, learn how to change things.
What to Do When Your Mate Goes Crazy
Occasional, disturbing thoughts about our spouse might be more than harmless notions - they could be a flaming attack designed to destroy your marriage.
I’ll Have the Fruit
Earlier this month, a co-worker challenged me to complete 25 acts of kindness during the days leading up to Christmas. I accepted, figuring my list would fill up in no time. Not quite. Days went by, and even though I stayed alert to actions I could add to the kindness chart, I had nothing! Did …
Our Christmas plans may not be on track with the commands Christ himself issues to us.
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