Why Did God Make Me Ugly?

ShareTweet I noticed something deflating the other day. I was playing around on Google doing some research for my blog. I typed “Why did God. . .” and then I stopped. I noticed a question that appeared: Why did God make…

Good Sex Is About God

ShareTweet Years ago a friend named John met with a group of young men. He was the only married man at the time, and the rest were dabbling with pornography. In a moment of brutal honesty, one of them said…

Sex Trafficking Is the New Church

ShareTweet In 2013, The Sunday Assembly opened their doors for the first time. in the five years since, they have planted congregations in over 70 cities, with an emphasis on justice, social care, and loving community. They meet on Sundays,…

20 Prayers to Pray Throughout a Busy Day

ShareTweet Prayer is our primary means of communication with God, and it is only through God that we have the strength, abilities and wisdom we need to face a busy day. But when we’re so busy, when is there time…

Why Worrying Is Good for Christians

ShareTweet I woke up lazily yesterday morning, stretching, and taking in the sunshine that pressed against my bedroom blinds. Almost immediately I noticed the ebb of anxiety that flowed beneath the surface, and I realized I was worried about something,…

16 Totally Amazing Blogs for Wives

ShareTweet I have the wonderful opportunity of writing for Unveiled Wife, and the amazing privilege of writing with a very talented, passionate group of women. I am always blessed by their articles on Unveiled Wife, and most of them have blogs…

21 Marriage Memes That Are So Accurate it Hurts!

ShareTweet It’s the age-old question that everyone wants an answer to: “What’s the secret to a long-lasting marriage?” Some might tell you something corny, like “Happy wife, happy life.” Others may get sappy and say, “We never go to bed…

The Gateway Drug to Infidelity

ShareTweet Opinions will differ. Some women will be flabbergasted at the thought, but many others are more accepting. The majority see it as an innocent substitution for when they cannot please their spouse, or perhaps even a great way to…

A Prayer for When Your Marriage Is Hurting

ShareTweet Dear Father, You are so good to us. Thank You for being faithful to us—even when we aren’t faithful to You. Thank You for holding us near to You—even in the most difficult seasons. I know it’s easy for…

The Real Reason Jesus Was Naked on the Cross

ShareTweet A couple years ago at my college, a student group put on an event to educate students about pornography and the sex industry. I paced through it, thinking I had already seen all this before. The exhibit opened with…

“I Dont Want to Raise Church Kids”

ShareTweet There’s a BIG difference between being a church-goer and a true Christian. Growing up in church can certainly have its perks, as it can act as a conduit by which you get to know and experience the love of…

On Fundamental Sadness and the Deeper Magic

ShareTweet Some call it pessimism. Unspiritual. A sickness best treated with peppy music and cliché-riddled Christianese. They caution and guard against sadness, considering it a rabbit hole (or a worm hole) leading nowhere good. Others call it holy. Jeremiah-ish. Defending…

To the Friend With Mental Illness That I Judged

ShareTweet Dear Friend, This isn’t easy for me to write. I suppose it’s never easy to admit your fault, to face the failures of yourself, or to see clearly where you have been so obviously incorrect in your assumptions. But…

Im Not Saved by Faith, Im Saved by This

ShareTweet Let me guess: you clicked on this post to see if I had gone off the heretical deep end. Am I right? I mean, to say that I’m not saved by faith… …them’s burning at the stake words. After…

Why I Decided to Become a Selfish Mother

ShareTweet Everything changed when I became a mother. In my twenties all I had to worry about was myself, and honestly, over half the time I didn’t even do that well. But when I became a mom it all changed!…

When You Hear Gods Voice Wrong

ShareTweet I don’t know where you’re at with your Christian walk. Maybe you’re a seasoned believer, but this post might settle some misgivings. Perhaps you’re a new believer and this post will give you hope. Or you could even be…

10 Things Your Wife Wont Tell You She Needs

ShareTweet I remember watching “What Women Want” not long after its release in 2001. The movie chronicles a man, Nick Marshall, who receives a fresh perspective on women after a fluke accident. And by “fresh perspective,” I mean he has…

You Wouldnt Believe Whos Watching Your Profile!

ShareTweet I recently came across a Facebook post in a private group I’m a part of, and it really shook me. The group is a large one, comprised of men and women from all backgrounds and geographical locations, but sharing…

When Youre Just Not a Gentle Man

ShareTweet Gentleness is not a strength of mine. I’m often referred to as ‘blunt’ and ‘harsh.’ The Bible says that Jesus was full of both grace and truth; I always tell people that the truth comes easy for me, but…