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My Disrespect and Controlling Behavior Don't Just Hurt My Husband!

My husband was watching a singing competition on TV recently.  There were many contestants auditioning.  Most of them got the same bad news.  “You’re not good enough.  You’re not going to make it to the next round.  It’s a ‘no’.”  Some people accepted that answer with sadness and humility.  Some people could not accept what […]

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What Was I Thinking???

My real husband and myself last May on our anniversary One of my readers, a single Christian guy, commented on this comment of mine – my words are in blue.  I thought his question was a good one.  Here is my attempt to describe what on earth I was thinking those first 15 years of […]

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Empowering My Husband's Spiritual Leadership about Church Stuff

EVERY COUPLE WILL HAVE ITS OWN UNIQUE BRAND OF RESPECT/BIBLICAL SUBMISSION/LOVE There is not one specific “right way” to respect your husband and to cooperate with his leadership.  Every couple will have their own style and methods of doing this.  I am going to give some examples just to give you a baseline to think […]

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We Want the Fairy Tale

So many girls grow up on Disney princess stories and fairy tales. What is it about the concept of being a princess that captivates us so much? And what do these stories drill into our minds that might not be healthy, godly ideas for marriage? THE DREAM Fairy tales tend to focus on the girl, […]

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God, You Owe Me!

I was thinking about Kayla’s guest post from the other day.  You can read it here – about Wives’ #1 Fear about Respect and Submission. And I was thinking about some of the emails I get from women who are beyond discouraged in their marriages and their lives.    How my heart breaks with them […]

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Wives' Number One Fear about Respect and Submission.

Today’s post is by my dear friend and prayer partner, Kayla, from www.lessonsofmercy.wordpress.com  God has given her such a gift with words and a way of explaining things that is just SO relatable!  I know many of you will be richly blessed.  Thanks for sharing, Kayla!   This post is SO BEAUTIFUL! I’m going to […]

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What is Respect in Marriage?

There is a whole masculine WORLD of respect that I was completely unaware of until 4 years ago.  Men have their own unwritten and unspoken methods of communication and expectations – and because so many women are oblivious to the customs and norms of how men think, feel, process and see life – many of […]

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