Sex & Love

I'm So Tired of Being Sad

"I remember waking up and not wanting to get out of bed. I couldn’t take it anymore. I didn’t want to live. My mother died after she gave birth to my sister. I was seven. My dad couldn’t fill the void she had left. I was so tired of being sad all the time." Growing up, Margaret suffered from depression. She tried to numb the pain with...

Featured Content

More Categories

Calling All Wives: ‘Submit’ Doesn’t Mean ‘Doormat’
Life is a Circus and You're in Every Act

Do you ever feel like you need to be able to juggle, spin plates, stretch your body and mind in unnatural ways, AND direct the show just to keep up with everything going on in your life? Work, family, recreation and relationships can involve a blur of responsibilities that all need to be accomplished yesterday. Can you spell s-t-r-e-t-c-h-e-d?...

1 Comment »
Calling All Wives: ‘Submit’ Doesn’t Mean ‘Doormat’
The Difference Between Lonely and Alone

There are more than enough top 10 lists out there pointing out the benefits of being single. You know the ones we're talking about. Sometimes they come off sympathetic, some patronizing, some like propaganda, and often times far from genuine. Being single can be hard, but it can also be a time of real growth and fun! Hey, just because you're...

1 Comment »
Calling All Wives: ‘Submit’ Doesn’t Mean ‘Doormat’
Why Christians Should Go Green

When it comes to environmentalism, Christians should be the ones leading the charge. Over and over again in Scripture, we read about how much God loves His creation. So if God is truly transforming us, our hearts should care for what He cares about: the Earth and everything in it. How is it that so many of us have got it wrong?   Photo...

1 Comment »
Calling All Wives: ‘Submit’ Doesn’t Mean ‘Doormat’
Do You Really Believe You're Wonderfully Made?

If you grew up going to Sunday School, you've probably heard that you're "fearfully and wonderfully made" at least 1,000 times. But do you really believe it? Do you actually love yourself? Maybe it's time to allow Jesus to chip away at your self-pity and shame, and fully accept yourself as someone made in the image of God. Maybe it's time...

1 Comment »
Calling All Wives: ‘Submit’ Doesn’t Mean ‘Doormat’
Take a Leap!

"I'm just not that kind of person." Each of us has the power to change the story we tell about ourselves. There are a few limits, but not nearly as many as we think. There’s a very fine line between change and growth, and you really can’t have the latter without the former. Growth is a sign of life. So, are you really living?

1 Comment »
Calling All Wives: ‘Submit’ Doesn’t Mean ‘Doormat’
5 Ways to Deal With Fear

Fear. It convinces us we can never accomplish our dreams, tells us to keep quiet, and separates us from the ones we love. It has an unparalleled ability to freeze us in our tracks, and limit what we are willing to try. Fear makes us lead a smaller life. But fear is not necessarily a bad thing! It exists for our protection as an early warning...

1 Comment »
Calling All Wives: ‘Submit’ Doesn’t Mean ‘Doormat’
Is My Wife "The One"?

When I first met my wife I was attracted to her wit, looks, wisdom, and smile. Within six months we were engaged. The summer before we got married I introduced her to a mentor couple my church. As we sat at their kitchen table the wife exclaimed, “So you found her! You found the one God planned for you. You are blessed.” I recall grunting...

1 Comment »