Guest Articles

The master bedroom should be a place for couples to relax, re-energize and enjoy each other. I had read an article many years ago stating this wonderful idea and it has stuck with me ever since. I have always tried to keep our bedroom a special place. I decorated the room with candles and kept the piles of clutter away. I would make the bed each morning. I hung pictures of our wedding on the wall. My husband and I also created a wonderful piece of art together by painting our bodies and pressing them onto a canvas, but you […]

But may the righteous be glad and rejoice before God; may they be happy and joyful. Psalm 68:3 Truth be told, many of us read marriage blogs with the hope of finding that key to a happy, healthy marriage. What can we do differently, better, more intentionally to save our marriage, heal our marriage, strengthen our marriage, or improve our marriage? For a number of years, my own marriage was in the pit – a black hole of frustration and despair. I asked myself Are we going to make it? more often than I care to think about now. Was I neglecting […]

Opening my heart is never easy. Yet, here I am. I want others to learn from my testimony.  I struggle to name this sin, yet millions of people all over the world struggle with it too. I pray you not pass judgment upon me. I plead for you to take this issue seriously. I pray for those who struggle like I did, to never give up because when the flesh of a sinful man or woman calls out, it calls loud and long. The flesh cries out to have its desires fulfilled, even if its wrong. The personal example I […]

Marriage is the hardest and most rewarding thing I have ever done. Living in Ethiopia with barely any electricity, limited communications, and parasites was a piece of cake compared to marriage. Like all women, I found the man who completed me, had the wedding of my dreams, and knew that God had brought us together for a purpose. But, no one ever explained after “I do.” Often, I heard of the “honeymoon” phase, but never really experienced it. Part of it was due to the fact that I am American and I moved and married a Canadian and felt very […]

This is a creatively written piece by Michelle Lozano, a wife and stepmother. She had a dream which helped her understand her roles in life and it gave her peace. May her story be an encouragement for stepmothers everywhere! Michelle writes: During the long period of trying times I’ve had as a step-mother, I had a dream once about a house by the ocean. The sun illuminated the sky, the seagulls sang a beautiful chorus, and the water was radiantly blue, soft, and peaceful. No sand stuck to my feet, no salt stuck to my hair. I walked to the […]

Being a parent requires much. It is a good idea to continue investing as a parent so that you are in top shape to raise your little ones! It can be exhausting, yet so rewarding… hang in there and keep striving! Maria Benson wanted to share her heart with you on 10 tips for healthy and effective parenting! ENJOY! Maria writes: Every parent wants to know effective parental tips to boost their children’s confidence and mould them to be successful. Effective parental skills will help you to develop a better relationship with your child. Parenting plays an important role to improve […]

You are the one, In my dreams at night. You are the one, I’m holding so tight. You are the one, I want to be kissin’ You are the one, I don’t want to be missin’ You are the one, Who holds the key. You are the one, I want with me. You are the one, I want to touch. You are the one, I need so much. You are the one, That I’ll forever love. You are the one, Sent from heaven above. I chose you, I want you to be my everything. I love you so much, and […]

Balancing family, work, time for yourself, and time for God can be challenging.  It is important to prioritize your time efficiently.  Contributor Jessica from Proverbs Living has three tips to help working women balance time with their husbands in Part 1 and she also has 3 tips to help working women balance time with their children shared below.  Enjoy! First came marriage, and then came babies… Our children see the inner workings of our marriage, so lead by example. As working wives it is easy to take out our frustrations of the day on our spouses.  Be aware that little eyes and […]

Balancing family, work, time for yourself, and time for God can be challenging.  It is important to prioritize your time efficiently.  Contributor Jessica from Proverbs Living has three tips to hel working women balance time with their husbands.  Enjoy! Jessica writes: “She watches over the affairs of her household and does not eat the bread of idleness. Her children arise and call her blessed; her husband also, and he praises her: ‘Many women do noble things, but you surpass them all.’” Proverbs 31 The Proverbs 31 Woman challenges us to have our husband and children praise us in the last […]

Four days have passed since the unfortunate tragedy that took place Friday morning in Newtown, Conn.  We were all rocked by the  news of what had happened.  I just realized that soon after the news spread about the massacre someone submitted this prayer.  My heart sank as I read it, as it touched my heart deeply.  Let us all pray for the victims of this community and others who have experienced tragedies such as this. I hope and pray that this prayer encourages those affected by this event and all those who can relate in some way.  Thank you to the person […]

There are many wives who have experienced tension in their relationship with their mother-in-law. If you are someone who is struggling with this or not I know that this article will bless you. I am glad that Tayler has brought such an encouraging message for all of us wives to be inspired by and I hope that you are just as challenged as I am to love your mother-in-law all the more! Tayler writes: I have a far from perfect relationship with my husband’s mother. After her and I had a dispute at my husband’s and my engagement party, things […]

Guest author Katie has opened up and shared the truth about being separated from her husband.  I was blessed by her story, to know that even in hardships she trusts God.  I am also encouraged to pray for Katie and her husband.  I know there are other wives who have been through a separation or are currently experiencing separation and I hope that this article brings peace to your heart.  Please join me in praying for marriages that are separated!  Thank you Katie for being so transparent as you retell what you have experienced. Katie writes: There was a point […]

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