So much planning, so many details, all go into that one special day. The first day of the rest of your life. Oh, so much can go wrong. But will you let it? The truth is, anything can ruin your wedding. We live in a fallen world, and we interact with imperfect people. Think about all the … Continue reading This will RUIN your wedding…if you let it
I met Alicia Yost through a mutual friend from ReNEW (Retreat for New England Writers and Speakers). When Alicia came to ReNEW this year, we connected right away. I enjoyed hearing her stories and her heart behind her writing. As I learned during that weekend, people don't care about what your book is about; they … Continue reading Onward
We newlyweds get this question all the time, especially at holidays: "When are you going to have kids?" This question is particularly challenging because, I've noticed, there isn't a lot of Christian material out there for just Christian wives. I'm reading a book now that talks about being a confident woman, but the author dedicates several chapters … Continue reading Encouragement for Those Who Are Sick of “The Question”
If you can't control your anxiety, your anxiety will control you.
In modern English, hope has become an empty word. For example, when one says, "I hope everything works out," there is no substance behind those words. The hope is not based on facts, circumstances, or even prayers! Therefore, when Paul says Love always hopes, what does he mean? I love learning other languages, so I'm thankful for … Continue reading Where is Hope Found?
The best cure for self-seeking is a relationship built on love.
The Bible talks extensively about showing honor to your parents, but what about showing honor to your spouse?
When I go to restaurants, I have to tell people I have a nut allergy. If I eat nuts, my throat would close up and I could lose my ability to breathe. We should have the same level of caution for our triggers, the words, actions, or behaviors that cause us to have anxiety.
Pride can kill a marriage, because it usually involves putting other people down, including your spouse.
Fear is normal, and everyone experiences fear at one point or another. What should we do when we can't shake the fear? Do it scared.