Sometimes when we date someone or are married to someone, we want to please him to the point where the line between pleasing him and giving up our self-respect becomes blurred. Even I was in that situation where I wanted to do God’s will by being unconditionally submissive, not realizing that God’s will was also for me to be honored and respected, and not at the expense of pleasing someone else. [Read more…]
The ways of the world are very influential on women, even Christian women. We are constantly inundated with worldly notions of what’s glamorous, right, and stylish. We see it on tv, in the lives of our friends and family, read about it in books and magazines, and may even have some mentors, teachers, or counselors recommend cohabitation. We then rationalize these worldly ways and come to the conclusion that these ways make sense based on how we FEEL and these sinful decisions are reinforced by a sin-filled world. However, that’s fine for those who choose to follow the world. But, God is calling His people to live righteously, and cohabitating is NOT for His people. [Read more…]
While in a relationship, cheating is whatever you two agree that it is. Or, you may have your own personal views of cheating. But, most people would at least agree that cheating is when one or both people show attention or affection to anyone else on an emotional or sexual level who is not their significant other. [Read more…]
So, you’re a good woman. You’ve been a good woman to your man. But, now you THINK he’s cheating on you. It’s not uncommon for women, even good women to suspect that their man is cheating; although Christian, you’re human and he’s human. He may have even given you “signs” that make you
THINK he’s cheating.
Or, maybe you just “have a feeling.” Whatever the reason, you now THINK he’s cheating. Before you go all crazy with worry and go off the deep end, take a deep breath and let’s get your head together. Since you are a good Christian wife, and you are NOT going to lose any part of your virtue behind this or anything else, let’s look at a few things that you are NOT going to do. [Read more…]
You’ve given him your all. You’ve cooked, cleaned, worked outside of the home, done the laundry, done the yard, done homework with the kids, AND had sex with him before bedtime. And STILL, it’s somehow not enough. You STILL can’t seem to make your marriage the kind of marriage you’ve always wanted. You give and give and feel that you’re not getting in return. You feel your love bank is on “E”. [Read more…]