Is Our Reality The New Zombie World?

Have you noticed the zombies living among us?  Their numbers increase daily and its much creepier witnessing it in reality as apposed to the big screen.  Film makers, directors, visionaries… they all cast zombieism as a result of some internal and contagious viral epidemic…boy were they wrong. This version that is taking place seems less painful and is definitely not as grotesque, but nearly incurable. The signs of those infected in public are much more noticeable than the ones hidden within the walls of their homes.  Walking at a steady slow pace with their head pointed downward, arms pinched at their side, hands raised to the chest, clutching the very device that infected them.  I know you have seen them before, entering the store as

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Are You Putting On The Armor Of God Daily?

Ephesians is a great book of the bible to study.  I have been reading through it and the verses have strengthened my faith, encouraged my relationships and showed me things that I lack, things that I need to work on.  One of those things I was challenged with came from Ephesians 6:10-18… “Finally, be strong in the Lord and in his mighty power. Put on the full armor of God so that you can take your stand against the devil’s schemes. For our struggle is not against flesh and blood, but against the rulers, against the authorities, against the powers of this dark world and against the spiritual forces of evil in the heavenly realms. Therefore put on the full armor of God, so that

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Are You Guilty Of Fueling Quarrels?

Proverbs is full of rich and wise scriptures.  I came across Proverbs 26:20 today and there was so much imagery implied in the word choice I had to share. For lack of wood the fire goes out,     and where there is no whisperer, quarreling ceases.” Wood fuels fire, we all know that… but how often are we aware that gossip fuels quarrels?  This is especially important for us as wives.  We need to make sure we are not gossiping about our husbands when we are in the middle of a conflict with them.  Those who you are gossiping to most likely won’t ever forget what you tell them and they will probably form an impression of your husband that will impact the way they treat

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Are You Building Walls Or Bridges With Your Husband?

Your heart is an intricate part of who you are.  An organ that sets the pace for how you operate.  Although physically it pumps rhythmically and involuntarily for your body to function properly, emotionally you have a little more control over what goes in and what comes out.  Personally I can tell you I have felt the physical weight of carrying things around in my heart.  From a young age I built walls; like a city would to fortify and protect itself, I too have built walls of defense to contain or retain things in my life.  Walls that keep people at a distance.  Some of the walls in my heart are made of sticks and mud, easily washed away with the flood of tears,

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UW Book Review – The Power Of A Praying Wife

At the beginning of April I picked up The Power Of A Praying Wife by Stormie Omartian.  It has 30 short chapters – a perfect challenge to read one a day for a month – each one a different topic encouraging wives to pray for their husbands.  The title alone empowers wives, prompting them to take action in protecting their family!  The writing style is very comprehensible, making it a very easy read.  Stormie took 30 topics that are faced in marriage and provides a guided prayer for each one.  She also includes “Power Tools” – awesome verses – that reinforce why we need to keep God in the center of our marriage, why prayer is an important part of that, why praying for husbands

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Love & Steadfastness

May the Lord direct your hearts to the love of God and to the steadfastness of Christ.” – 2 Thessalonians 3:5 This verse  is a cornerstone for a healthy marriage.  We need to abide in God daily.  Seeking and pursuing a personal relationship with God gives us understanding to the depths of love and reveals the capacity we have to love ourselves and others.  We need to be steadfast – fixed or unchanging; steady; firmly loyal or constant; unswerving – we need to be steadfast in our relationship with our Savior!  Allow God to direct your heart, allow transformation, allow refining, allow His LOVE to fill your heart… in this you will find the overwhelming capacity and desire to LOVE your husband.

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