Wednesday, April 4th, 2018 Christian Marriage, Dating, Fear, Heartbreak, Identity in Christ, Meet the Arnolds, Millennial Girl, Prepare for Marriage, Proverbs 31 Wife, Purity

My husband doesn’t make me happy, Jesus does

I used to view marriage as the greatest thing ever, an end of my loneliness. I wanted it so badly and I thought it would fill every empty, hurt spot and exchange it for security and happiness. When I came to understand the Gospel, I began to see marriage through a totally different lens. Jesus

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Monday, March 19th, 2018 Dating, Depression and Anxiety, General, Heartbreak, Hope Rises Devotionals, Identity in Christ, Millennial Girl, Prepare for Marriage

To the girl who struggles with self worth after a breakup: a breakup devotional

“I still love you,” I half-whispered, unwanted tears streaming down my face, becoming small, my own arms wrapped tightly around myself as if they knew how I yearned to be protected, to be held. There I stood, still crushed – years later – by the aftermath of that heart-rending breakup. Our unexpected collision filled my bones with false hope, I

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Friday, February 9th, 2018 Christian Marriage, Identity in Christ, Meet the Arnolds, Prepare for Marriage, Proverbs 31 Wife, Purity

Worth The Wait: A Christ Centered Love Story

The week before our wedding, I read through some of the notes and prayers that I had written over the years, and one prayer in particular stood out to me, this is what it said: “God, please bring us closer to You before you bring us together.” When I wrote it, I was 18 years

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Wednesday, November 1st, 2017 Christian Marriage, Dating, Heartbreak, Identity in Christ, Millennial Girl, Peer Pressure, Prepare for Marriage, Purity

To The Girl Who Wishes She’d Stayed Pure…

When I was 29 years old, I gave my life to Jesus. In the years leading up, I would describe myself as religious, thinking that I knew Him, but never really consulting what I thought I knew with what He says in His Holy Word. But, Jesus gently pursued me. Last year, He led me

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Wednesday, July 26th, 2017 Christian Marriage, Confidence, Dating, Heartbreak, Prepare for Marriage

The Gifts of Singleness: How to Honor God in Your Single Years

This post may contain affiliate links, for more info, please see my disclosures. For a long time, I felt like my life would begin when I found “the one” and got married. Yikes. That’s pretty embarrassing to admit! But, I know I’m just saying out loud what mannnnnny people are thinking inside. It was soooo

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