And the wife must respect her husband. Ephesians 5:33 Here’s a little secret about my journey towards becoming the wife God desires me to be: When God first showed me my HUGE mountain of sin (it was WAY more than just a “plank” in my eye) – and I saw for the first time… Continue reading The Respect Dare, Day 21 – What Does it Mean to “Respect” My Husband?
PS – you can still read my posts even if you aren’t “officially” doing The Respect Dare. The topics will still be extremely helpful for any wife – in my view! DAY 20 of The Respect Dare Do nothing from selfishness or empty conceit, but with humility of mind regard one another as more important… Continue reading The Respect Dare, Day 20 – Loving Our Husbands with a Sacrificial Love
For God is not a God of disorder but of peace…. but everything should be done in a fitting and orderly way. I Corinthians 14:33,40 Nina Roesner – in The Respect Dare – encourages us to “run your home in an orderly way, keeping only what you truly need, and you will have less clutter… Continue reading The Respect Dare – Day 19 – Order
Pic from www.ninaroesner.wordpress.com Ladies, I am so excited about today’s post! Nina Roesner, the author of The Respect Dare, has very graciously written this one just for each of you. I am thrilled to be able to share her words that – to me – are such a powerful expression of the main themes of… Continue reading The Respect Dare, Day 18 – A Guest Post from Nina Roesner!!!!!!!
Pleasant words are a honeycomb, sweet to the soul and healing to the bones. Proverbs 16:24 We all need genuine affirmation and words of encouragement. Nina Roesner shares a beautiful story in today’s dare about a wife who was going to The Daughters of Sarah classes that Nina Roesner leads. This wife was thinking about… Continue reading The Respect Dare, Day 17 – Life-Giving Words
Do not let any unwholesome talk come out of your mouths, but only what is helpful for building others up according to their needs, that it may benefit those who listen. Ephesians 4:29 THE DISHES IN THE SINK Unfortunately, I have a story to share about how I did NOT use words to bless and… Continue reading The Respect Dare, Day 16 – A Sink Full of Dishes
Keep your lives free from the love of money and be content with what you have, because God has said, ‘Never will I leave you; never will I forsake you.’” Hebrews 13:5 (FYI – You may remember that my hours as a pharmacist were suddenly cut from 12 hours/week to 3 hours/week in April. This… Continue reading The Respect Dare, Day 15 – Is My Treasure in Eternal Things?
I usually create my own titles, but, Nina’s title on this dare (in The Respect Dare) is SO KEY that I just had to quote her! Something I definitely noticed as I studied respect, godly femininity, biblical submission and being a godly wife was that there is not a lot of respect for husbands in… Continue reading The Respect Dare, Day 14 – “Treat Him Like a Man”
She watches over the affairs of her household and does not eat the bread of idleness. Proverbs 31:27 We are on Day 13 of The Respect Dare. If you have gotten behind, don’t worry! Just take one dare each day. You will finish a few days after I do – that is not a problem… Continue reading The Respect Dare, Day 13 – Say “Yes” to Your Man
She opens her mouth in wisdom; and the teaching of kindness is on her tongue. Proverbs 31:26 Nina Roesner shares a very relatable story in The Respect Dare – on Dare 12 – about a wife who had a rough day and asked her husband to take care of the dishes and put the children… Continue reading The Respect Dare, Day 12 – Wise Words and Kindness