Category Archives: Marriage

How to Battle Back-to-Back: Give Thanks

One of the biggest problems with the idealized vision of romance promoted on Valentine’s Day is that it can breed discontentment. How many times has Valentine’s Day left you disappointed because it didn’t measure up to everything you were hoping … Continue reading

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How to Really Love Your Spouse

In this season of hearts, flowers, and candy, it can be easy to lose sight of what loving your spouse is really all about. The purveyors of Valentine’s Day would like us to believe that love is about the idealized … Continue reading

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Facing my Fears

I’m getting ready to launch an Indiegogo campaign in February to fund my book, A Wife of Valor: Your Strategic Importance in God’s Battle Plan. This book is very dear to my heart. I’ve been working on it for several … Continue reading

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God’s “Very Good” Design

“Now that same-sex marriage has been legalized, how will that effect your book?” My friend Diane sounded quite concerned. “Do you think it might hurt your chances of getting published?”As a member of the focus group who had helped me refine … Continue reading

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Love is a Verb

Valentine’s Day is coming, and in this season when we celebrate romance, it can be easy to lose sight of what true love is really all about. Roses, chocolates, sentimental cards, and passionate kisses: these are the images continually put forward to symbolize the essence of true love. But I’d like to challenge you to think bigger. Continue reading

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The Girlfriend’s Guide to Divorce?

I was sitting in the doctor’s office when I saw the full page ad on the back of a magazine for an upcoming television show entitled “The Girlfriend’s Guide to Divorce.” The photo featured a woman flipping off the viewer … Continue reading

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Fast for Me

“Fast for me.” This was Queen Esther’s impassioned plea to her Uncle Mordecai and all the Jews of Susa when she was faced with the greatest spiritual challenge of her life. In my own life, a significant deadline is looming, … Continue reading

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Fast for Me

Like Queen Esther, I need the prayers of my friends and supporters on this critical day. Continue reading

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God’s “Very Good” Design

God created humans to be both male and female. He declared that design “Very Good,” Our culture now considers it controversial. Continue reading

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My Work in Progress

What am I working on? My current work in progress is called A Wife of Valor: Your Strategic Importance in God’s Battle Plan. For many years, I have been teaching Christian wives about God’s design for marriage and how to put biblical principles into … Continue reading

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