marriage

God Did Not Design Me For Singleness, He Designed Me For Marriage

by Yvonne Chase

Design For Singleness “There are many reasons why being alone is not good for us, but the bottom line is that being alone is not ideal to God. The longer you intentionally delay marriage, the longer you’re remaining in a situation that God has deemed, “not good.” Ultimately, we are not designed for singleness, and […]

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Where Did You Get Your Ideas About Marriage?

by Yvonne Chase

Ideas About Marriage Where did you get your ideas about marriage? That was the question on Married At First Sight. Did you get them from your parents, siblings, friends, colleagues, TV etc? Jephte, one of the participants said, “Growing up I didn’t have any marriages that I could look up to or relate to so […]

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Satan Wins Every Time Divorce Papers Are Signed

by Yvonne Chase

No Longer Feels Loved What makes you feel loved? I’m asking because, on the recent Married To Medicine reunion show, we learned Dr. Simone filed divorce papers to end her marriage of twenty-one years to her husband Cecil because she no longer feels loved and appreciated. Did Satan win? Simone says she can’t remember the last time […]

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Repentance + Forgiveness = Reconciliation And Unity

by Yvonne Chase

True Repentance I wrote a blog post recently for another blog about forgiveness where I talked about the importance of repentance; expressing sincere regret and remorse if we want reconciliation. Is reconciliation even possible without true repentance? Hurts Us I write about forgiveness often because it’s a huge deal to me. It’s such a huge […]

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National Marriage Week And The Pressure To Marry

by Yvonne Chase

Virtues Of Marriage Did you know this week is National Marriage Week? I didn’t…never heard of it. National Marriage Week began on February 7th and ends on Valentine’s Day February 14th. At their website, all of the virtues of marriage are extolled; financial stability, greater happiness, healthier kids, and better health.  National Marriage Week Over […]

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I Could’ve Married An Unbeliever But I Chose To Obey God Instead

by Yvonne Chase

Married To An Unbeliever Last week I wrote a post titled Disobedience To God Will Change The Trajectory Of Your Life. The post was about Christians marrying unbelievers. After publishing that post, I woke up one morning to a detailed email response from a reader who is a follower of Christ and knowingly married an […]

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He Must Be A Christian Was Drilled Into Her Head Yet It’s Not Enough

by Yvonne Chase

Drilled Into Her Head Recently, I had a detailed conversation with a friend about marriage amongst Christians. She married at a young age. The only criteria drilled into her head when choosing someone to marry was he must be a Christian. Well, the man she married was indeed a Christian and even better, they met at and […]

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Falling In Love At First Sight Is Different Than Married At First Sight

by Yvonne Chase

Rooting For Everybody Black Are you watching Married At First Sight this season? I’ve been watching since season one and it just dawned on me while watching the current season six how ridiculous it all is. This season, we have three couples from Boston. Jephte seems to be the only one with his head screwed on […]

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Disobedience To God Will Change The Trajectory Of Your Life

by Yvonne Chase

Disobedience To God Sometime last week while reading my First 5 devotional, I read the following, “You cannot enter into a love relationship with someone without them not only affecting your mind and your body but also your soul.”  The devotional was about King Solomon and his disobedience to God.   Led Astray King Solomon had a love […]

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3 Bad Reasons To Get Married In 2018

by Yvonne Chase

Lessons To Learn Season 6 of Married at First Sight pulled into the station and I’m watching. For some reason, I can’t seem to get off of this ride. As much as I don’t believe in experimenting with marriage, there are lots of valuable lessons to learn.  Marrying A Complete Stranger Episode one introduced us […]

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