“The heart has reasons that reason cannot know,” is my favorite quote about the heart. “Your heart changes everything” isn’t one of the most popular heart quotes, but it changes how I do everything. And that makes it a truly transformative quote about the heart.
How do you choose between your relationship and your travel dreams? Should you leave your boyfriend or husband at home and travel even though he can’t go with you? Maybe your boyfriend doesn’t like traveling, or is afraid to fly. Maybe your husband can’t take time off work (like mine), but you really want to take this trip.
You’re a Christian wife who wants to follow Jesus, but your husband doesn’t believe in God. How do you share your faith with your husband peacefully, without forcing conversations or conversions? Even more importantly, how do you stop your marriage from weakening your faith and bringing you down spiritually?
If your boyfriend says you’re smothering him emotionally – or if you suspect you are – these tips will help you see your relationship more clearly. You’ll learn how dangerous emotional suffocation can be and how to stop smothering your boyfriend.
Your husband is still working with the woman he had an affair with – which means he sees his “ex affair partner” every day. Of course you feel jealous and insecure! You know your husband loves you, but what if he’s still emotionally attached or physically attracted to the other woman?
If you grew up wanting to get married, you may be struggling to cope with sadness and grief now – especially if you believe you’ll… Read More »Are You Sad Because You Never Got Married?
If we knew what He knows—if we could see the big picture with all the pieces—we would ask God for exactly what we have. Imagine that! If you knew what God knows, you would give yourself the exact same body, life and relationships you have right now.
Your loudest and deepest desires are natural, primal and purposeful. You deeply desire safety and security, peace and healing. You loudly desire freedom and joy, love and life! Those are good desires, and you’re right to want them.
Are you tired of beating yourself up, of wishing you were better, stronger, smarter or happier? It’s time to see yourself with fresh new eyes – and to Blossom into who God created you to be.
Leaving home is a huge life transition for anyone; helping a teen age out of foster care is particularly problematic! My tips on how to help a teenager move out of foster care are inspired by a question I received from Christina Dronen, a foster parent and teen advocate.
What was the last leap of faith you took? I bet you were scared. Maybe you’re taking a leap of faith right now. You’re starting a new season of life in a new job or at a new school or with a new partner. Maybe you’re learning how to live without someone you love, or you’re slowly letting go of a dear friend and companion.
Greetings from Tomar, Portugal! Earlier today I explored the Convento de Cristo — a 12th-century castle that was formerly a Knights Templar, monastery, and convent.… Read More »How to Always Be Happy – Blossom Tip 58
“How to overcome fear” is our theme on She Blossoms this week. What do you do when you feel scared you’ll never be loved? It’s… Read More »When You Feel Scared You’ll Never Be Loved
Your gut instincts or intuition can be a reliable source of information when you’re starting a new relationship. But how do you trust your intuition… Read More »5 Tips for Trusting Your Intuition in a New Relationship
Maybe you’ve heard advice about “trusting your instincts” when you’re in love, but how do you trust your intuition after a failed relationship? After all,… Read More »How to Trust Your Intuition After a Failed Relationship
Having a baby was the desire of my heart; I was 42 when God said no. I prayed, hoped, and believed that God would give… Read More »When God Says No to the Desires of Your Heart
When you’re dealing with death, divorce or a difficult time, the hardest thing is to keep trusting in God — and in His plan for… Read More »How to Trust God After a Heartbreaking Loss
“I can’t live without him” is one of the most common comments on my She Blossoms blogs. These tips on how to live without him… Read More »How to Live Without Your Boyfriend or Husband
A new relationship is both scary and exciting, risky and rewarding! It’s even better when you trust your new partner. These tips on how to… Read More »How to Know if You Can Trust Someone in a New Relationship
He swears the affair is over, but how do you know if he’ll cheat on you again? Here’s how to see beyond what your boyfriend… Read More »Is the Affair Really Over? 5 Signs He Will Cheat on You Again
The end of a secret love affair is the beginning of a new stage of life! Whether you’re rebuilding trust in a relationship or starting… Read More »Rebuilding Trust in a Relationship After a Secret Love Affair
When you learn how to deal with your husband’s past secrets and old relationships, you hold the key to freedom and joy – not to… Read More »6 Ways to Deal With Your Husband’s Past Secrets
Forgiving your boyfriend’s affair is easier if you can rebuild your trust in your relationship. Here are five signs you can trust your boyfriend after… Read More »5 Signs You Can Trust Your Boyfriend After He Cheated
Is your boyfriend or husband physically present, but emotionally distant? Here are four signs of emotionally distant love relationships, plus tips for bridging the gap… Read More »4 Signs of Emotional Distance in a Love Relationship