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… Continue reading My Disrespect and Controlling Behavior Don't Just Hurt My Husband!
Here is a comment from a husband – and this is a very difficult challenge that almost all husbands face when we are treating them with disrespect or we are trying to control them. Please hear his heart and the very painful dilemma he faces! FROM A CHRISTIAN HUSBAND: Is it really a good idea… Continue reading We Can Put Our Husbands in a Lose/Lose Situation
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… Continue reading What Was I Thinking???
How can I encourage my husband’s spiritual leadership for our family about going to church?
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,… Continue reading We Want the Fairy Tale
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 for the suffering they have endured and are enduring. And it hit me. That fear that wives have about respecting and submitting to their husbands… Continue reading God, You Owe Me!
(our children at Legoland, FL) I am obviously NOT perfect. I’m still very human. I need Jesus desperately EVERY MOMENT of EVERY DAY or I will mess things up majorly! I thought some of you may appreciate a few real life examples of how a wife might have obstacles and problems to deal with… Continue reading Handling Adversity with Joy and WITHOUT Complaining
Turns out, respect in marriage is a huge key to a strong marriage! I only wish I had understood what respect was when we first got married.
This is from one of my prayer partner wives. Her story really impacted me. And I know it will greatly bless you, too! May you walk in deeper and greater faith in our amazing God! All of last year God was really working on me in a couple of areas. One of them was how… Continue reading Praying about the Small Things, Too
From a reader. THANK YOU to this precious wife for sharing her story and to God be all the glory!!!!! BAD NEWS I can’t even begin to tell you how my heart sank when I heard my husband say that he was planning to take a trip to Las Vegas with a single guy friend… Continue reading "My Husband Wants to Go WHERE!?!?!?!"