A Military Wife

Friday, December 15, 2017

Jamie’s Story: I remember the day like it was yesterday. I was standing in the kitchen sorting the mail when my husband walked in to share the news….

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Steps Toward Forgiveness

Friday, June 30, 2017

“Let all bitterness and wrath and anger and clamor and slander be put away from you, along with all malice.  Be kind to one another, tenderhearted, forgiving one…

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The Perils of Unforgiveness

Monday, June 5, 2017

“But I tell you, love your enemies and pray for those who persecute you…” (Mt. 5:44) I recently read an article about a woman named Shaynna who enterered…

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When Restorative Justice is not Possible

Monday, May 8, 2017

“But let justice roll down like waters, and righteousness like an ever-flowing stream.” (Amos 5:24) I am grateful for the efforts that are happening today for victims and…

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Do Your Boundaries Love or Self-Protect?

Monday, April 10, 2017

“Hatred stirs up conflicts, but love covers all offenses.” (Proverbs 10:12) “What is love? Baby don’t hurt me. Don’t hurt me. No more.” As I have been reflecting…

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Marriage: Bunny slopes and double blacks

Monday, March 20, 2017

“I know that nothing good lives in me, that is, my sinful nature. For I have the desire to do what is good, but I cannot carry it…

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Strengthening Your Marriage When Life is Chaotic

Tuesday, March 7, 2017

“…let each one of you love his wife as himself, and let the wife see that she respects her husband.” (Eph. 5:33) These past couple of months have…

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One’s Loss is Another’s Gain

Thursday, February 2, 2017

Let us fix our eyes on Jesus, the author and perfecter of our faith, who for the joy set before him endured the cross, scorning its shame, and…

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Making Room for My Husband’s Struggles

Thursday, October 13, 2016

And I am sure of this, that he who began a good work in you will bring it to completion at the day of Jesus Christ. (Phil. 1:6)…

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What is Love? Baby Don’t Hurt Me

Monday, February 22, 2016

“Hatred stirs up conflicts, but love covers all offenses.” (Proverbs 10:12) “What is love? Baby don’t hurt me. Don’t hurt me. No more.” As I have been reflecting…

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Loving an Abusive Person

Monday, August 17, 2015

“The fool says in his heart, ‘There is no God’. They are corrupt, their deeds are vile; there is no one who does good.” (Psalm 14:1) In my…

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Homosexuality in Females

Wednesday, June 10, 2015

“I came that they may have life and have it abundantly.” (John 10:10) I had the wonderful opportunity of hearing Ricky Chelette, the executive director of Living Hope…

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Did I Marry a Jerk?

Tuesday, May 20, 2014

Shawn’s* story: When I got married I had this idea of what my husband was going to be like. I imagined someone gracious and talkative when I introduced…

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Marriage: Are You Willing to Wait?

Monday, February 17, 2014

“They that wait upon the Lord shall renew their strength;”  Isaiah 40:31 Have you been waiting a long time on God to fulfill His promises for your life? …

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A First-time Newlywed at 43: Thoughts on my First Year of Marriage

Thursday, January 23, 2014

In his thought-provoking book, The Mystery of Marriage, Mike Mason compares our spouse to a great tree “growing up in the center of one’s living room.” Mason goes on…

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Free Falling

Monday, October 28, 2013

Claudia’s* Story: Have you ever been paragliding?” asked my sister-in-law. “No,” I laughed.   She proceeded to share her recent experience paragliding off the coast of California. YouTube filled…

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Finding My Security

Monday, October 28, 2013

Joye’s Story: My husband, Don, and I met and married in San Diego, CA in 1971. After our wedding, we moved to his small hometown of Borger in…

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My Marriage Came Back to Life

Friday, October 25, 2013

Taylor’s* Story: I met my husband in seminary while working towards a Masters degree. We graduated with our Masters’ and Greg went on to get a Ph.D. Today,…

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What’s the Point?

Saturday, August 24, 2013

Judy’s Story: Chris was the cutest boy I had ever laid eyes on and I was sitting right next to him in the back of his mom’s station…

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Embracing Singleness

Saturday, August 24, 2013

Christie’s* Story: I am no different from every other woman. I desire to be married one day, but until then, I have learned to embrace my singleness. It…

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Discovering Sacred Romance

Saturday, August 24, 2013

Hannah’s* Story: Like all girls I used to dream about the man I would marry.  What he would look and act like. What my name would sound like…

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Just the Beginning

Saturday, August 3, 2013

Lincee’s Story: In 2004, I discovered my husband had been unfaithful after 10 years of dating and two years of marriage. I didn’t see it coming. I did…

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How Do I Get What She Has?

Saturday, August 3, 2013

Tammy’s* Story: Born as an American west-Indian our household observed Hinduism as our religion like the majority from this part of the world. My parents weren’t devout Hindus,…

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Once Upon a Time

Saturday, August 3, 2013

Amy’s Story: Once upon a time … We’re all familiar with the typical fairy tale formula: girl meets man of her dreams, they instantly fall in love, get…

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