Relationships


 

Loving Bravely

Commentary: Loving bravely is risking great personal cost to do good for someone, even when you know that others may ridicule you for doing so. That’s the kind of love I want to give this Valentine’s Day.

8 Ways to Pull Yourself Up When You’re Going through Hell

We don’t mean to lie, but when someone asks us how we’re doing, it is much easier to say that we are “fine” or “blessed” than to tell the whole truth. We are not always fine. Pull yourself up with one of these eight suggestions.

Hey Mama, you don’t have to be Supermom

“I was that girl who always felt like she needed to be superwoman. I thought that I needed to do it all, be it all, and do everything perfectly. I know I’m not the only one who has ever felt this way.”

Marriage and Relationships 101: Pray it, Don’t say it

Every time we are complaining about our partners, we are speaking death to our relationships. We have the power to bring life to our relationships with our tongues instead. We can do this through prayer and by speaking direct words of affirmation over our significant others.

3 Things to Consider When Dating a Divorced Christian

As we date those who have been previously married, ask questions to learn where they stand with Christ and in their previous marriages. Then, seek the Lord to determine if you would be permitted and willing to stand with them in holy matrimony—until death.

Ain’t I A Mother, Too?

An analysis of the ways in which Black motherhood needs to be humanized and re-conceptualized for the sake of black women and society at large.

Can you love authentically if you were raised to be toxic?

It’s not easy to be hated by the person who is supposed to love you most, and unfortunately, being toxic has become normalized in our culture. Many see misdirected aggravation, gaslighting, physical abuse, and more as “love tactics.” When a child only knows pain as a...

I was a Christian woman addicted to porn

The first memory I have of watching pornography is when I was 11 years old. It's amazing that I didn't even have the vocabulary to describe what I was witnessing, yet the innocence of my brain and body were gone in an instant. I didn't know it then, but my body and...

The Church and Marriage: Why Can’t We Talk About Sex?

The Church is supposed to be a haven for people. It is often said that the church house is like a hospital, and the believers are the patients searching for healing. If you believe that to be at least somewhat true, then I think we should talk about what spiritual...

6 Things to Do While Waiting for Your Boaz

Valentine’s Day is just around the corner, which can sometimes be difficult for single women who are still waiting for their “Boaz” to come along and sweep them off their feet.