This is a guest post from www.peacefulsinglegirl.wordpress.com (my other blog) this week for the SINGLE ladies. It is a single Christian man’s response to a question I asked him after Tuesday’s post (Why Asking About His “Five Year Plan” Can Backfire). I believe that the way we treat our men reflects the same level of respect… Continue reading Something that Christian Men Wish We Knew about Them
This dear Christian sister of mine began emailing with me last summer. God has done HUGE things in her heart. It’s totally a God thing. She does not sound like the same person at all! She has such a sweet, gentle spirit now, a humble spirit, and a willing spirit to obey God no matter… Continue reading Sometimes the Journey is Lonely – but This Wife is Being Faithful to God!
If you decide to obey God’s Word about respecting your husband and honoring his God-given leadership (Ephesians 5:22-33) – I believe your marriage will be greatly blessed. I believe you will likely find much greater intimacy with your husband. Most of all, you will definitely find incredible intimacy with God as you submit completely to… Continue reading Do Not Expect Outside Support
Why this one simple thing, eating supper together, can make a huge positive difference for your family.
Therefore I tell you, do not worry about your life, what you will eat or drink; or about your body, what you will wear. Is not life more important than food, and the body more important than clothes? … The pagans run after all these things, and your heavenly Father knows that you need them.… Continue reading Focus on TODAY
We have been looking at our expectations and how they get us into trouble in our marriages this week. (Click here for Part 1, Part 2 and Part 3) I love the quote, “Expectations are premeditated resentment.” This is particularly true of unrealistic or unbiblical expectations. The number of expectations I have had of my… Continue reading Expectations – Part 4
This is part 3 of a series on expectations we have about marriage vs. reality. Click to read Part 1 and Part 2 if you missed them. One time in 7th grade, I was at a party. I didn’t know that Cherry Coke had just come out. And I took a sip of a soft… Continue reading Expectations – Part 3
Yesterday, we looked at some common expectations that wives often carry into marriage and how they can create resentment in us (For Part 1 of Expectations, please click here). We also looked at reality vs. these expectations. Here are some more expectations that we often bring into marriage that sometimes create resentment that if I… Continue reading Expectations – Part 2
We all go into marriage with a lot of expectations. (Click here for Part 2, Part 3, Part 4) And, as a reader of mine quoted last week, “Expectations are premeditated resentment.” Ladies, what are some expectations you have of your husband and marriage? Some expectations – I believe are valid. I believe we should… Continue reading Expectations – Part 1
From a dear wife, thank you so much for sharing!! Since the argument, I have been praying and applying the principle of being respectful towards my husband and it really does work. Maybe a part of it is that after an argument we are both usually more kind and careful to act in the right… Continue reading A Wife's Little Victories as God Changes Her Heart