Poppy Smith

Poppy Smith

Poppy Smith is British, is married to an American, and has lived in many countries. She is warm, funny, and brings an international flair seasoned with real-​​life honesty as she illustrates biblical truths. A former Bible Study Fellowship leader with a Master's in Spiritual Formation, Poppy speaks at retreats, conferences, and special events around the world. She challenges women (and sometimes men) to look at their choices, attitudes, and relationships with God.

Poppy’s latest book, Why Can’t He Be More Like Me? treats the subject of difficult marriages with empathy, humor, and practical wisdom.

Posts by Poppy Smith:

Ticked, Annoyed, Angry?

I woke up feeling fine. But my mood didn’t last long. Stewing over a situation I couldn’t change, I felt engulfed by negative emotions — I was ticked off, annoyed, and angry.  Grumpily telling my husband how irritated I was at the situation, he responded, “Well, […]

Read More

Spiritual Friends

Find a spiritual friend! Have you ever wished you could sit down and talk with a mature Christian who would listen and pray for you? Are you willing to share what is on your mind and heart, knowing everything will be kept […]

Read More

Lord, Flip this House

Do you live in a house that needs remodeling or redecorating? Does it seem dark and dingy? Are there projects you long to do — maybe knocking down a wall and letting the sunlight in? Or getting rid of dated, depressing colors and ugly furniture? […]

Read More

4 Gifts to Give Yourself During the Christmas Season

“What do you need for Christmas?” Do you get asked this question?  What’s your answer?  Here are four gifts you can actually give yourself. They won’t cost you anything but they will fill you with Christmas joy! 1.       Consider saying no certain commitments: […]

Read More

Taking Care of Yourself

If someone asked you, “How are you doing?,” would you wonder where to begin? Do you sometimes question if you have too many balls in the air? Currently all my balls in the air are wonderful — stimulating seminary classes; satisfying small group […]

Read More

Feeling Stressed?

Have any of you seen Tom Hanks’ movie The Terminal ? He played a visitor from Eastern Europe who came to America and found himself stuck in the airport because of a useless passport. Well, that’s what happened to me on my […]

Read More