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I Let My Boyfriend Replace God

New look coming soon! You’ve probably noticed that we’ve been sending you articles from thelife.com. That’s because we’re moving our Christian growth content over there. Soon, these newsletters will come from thelife.com. Same great content, new and modern site. "I was in a messy, unhealthy, and emotionally abusive relationship for about...

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Calling All Wives: ‘Submit’ Doesn’t Mean ‘Doormat’
How to Prevent Relationship Breakdown

If you are a living, breathing human being, you will have conflict. If you have an opinion on anything, you will disagree with someone. Conflict is an inevitable part of life, work, and relationships. So what does God say about it? And how should we approach it? Here are three strategies for managing conflict. Photo (Flickr CC) by Joselito...

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Calling All Wives: ‘Submit’ Doesn’t Mean ‘Doormat’
Moving Past Conflict

All of us have experienced situations where we do not see eye to eye with other people. Sometimes, differences are hard to resolve and they create feelings of anger and resentment. If these feelings are not acknowledged and dealt with, a simple disagreement can break into an all-out war. Here are some tips to deal with conflict situations. Photo...

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Calling All Wives: ‘Submit’ Doesn’t Mean ‘Doormat’
Take a Risk!

When you hear “risk-taking” does your adrenaline start to flow? Do the butterflies in your stomach take flight? The thought of facing a tough challenge or taking a risk is simply not as exciting and adventurous as the big screen portrays. In reality, we find a certain safety in remaining in our comfort zones, protected and secure. But,...

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Calling All Wives: ‘Submit’ Doesn’t Mean ‘Doormat’
Feeling Alone in a Connected World

With the world's population well over six billion, it seems strange to think that anyone could be lonely. The Internet, smart phones, and wireless devices are everywhere, but in the midst of all of this community, many of us still find ourselves alone. We can talk to people around the world, but we’re still sitting in front of a screen alone. Though...

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Calling All Wives: ‘Submit’ Doesn’t Mean ‘Doormat’
Five Tips for a Happy Mother's Day

Caryn knew that Mother's Day is a painful time for women unable to have children, or those moms who find themselves far away from their kids. But it wasn't until Caryn became a mom that she realized how stressful Mother's Day could be for the average mother. Instead of feeling honored and loved, she felt disappointed and forgotten about. Here are...

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Calling All Wives: ‘Submit’ Doesn’t Mean ‘Doormat’
Moms are Peculiar Treasures!

“Now therefore, if ye will obey My voice indeed, and keep My covenant, then ye shall be a peculiar treasure unto me above all people.” Exodus 19:5a (KJV) God separated His people to be a peculiar bunch, to make His name known, and to be a glory to Him among all people. Are you that kind of mom? Does your uncommon faith and great strength...

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Calling All Wives: ‘Submit’ Doesn’t Mean ‘Doormat’
How to Make Your Kids Happy

As a parent, in the middle of juggling so many hats, it’s easy to let the little moments pass us by. But those are our opportunities to really connect with our kids heart-to-heart, to listen to their hopes and dreams and to nurture the beautiful people they are. Starting today, how could you enter their world more?

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