Do We Try to Control Our Husbands’ Jobs?

  Nikka and Dong ¬†   1. FROM AN ANONYMOUS WIFE who had been very upset her husband had been working six 12 hour days a week (at a very labor-intensive job) for over two months and wanted more time with him: The craziest thing just happened!! My husband just walk in and said he… Continue reading Do We Try to Control Our Husbands’ Jobs?

Happy Wives Club Book Review – by A Fellow Wife

I recently finished reading an absolutely fabulous book. It is a book that is going to be on my nightstand for quite awhile because I know that it will be reread and referred back to often after that. This book is chock full of helpful information to help you achieve the goal of a happy… Continue reading Happy Wives Club Book Review – by A Fellow Wife

Little Things (to Us) That Can Feel Bigger to Our Husbands

I am lifting up all the families and people who have been impacted by the tornadoes in the Midwest of the United States. I am praying especially for my readers who may be in harm’s way. I hope you will let me know if you are safe.   Here are a few scenarios I have… Continue reading Little Things (to Us) That Can Feel Bigger to Our Husbands

Waiting Becomes Sweet

April 04-2014 If you have read many of my previous posts – you will know that I was the dominant twin in a set of identical twins (I still am a twin!  But – not so domineering anymore. I seek to give my wonderful sister room and space to make all of their own decisions without… Continue reading Waiting Becomes Sweet

Patience

A comment on this week’s post about the importance of patience as we learn to be content with what we have – really struck a chord with me. I used to be possibly one of the most impatient people on the planet at times. My time frame was in seconds, minutes and hours. That is… Continue reading Patience

The Sin of Gossip

  What is gossip? The Free Dictionary says: 1. casual and idle chat: to have a gossip with a friend. 2. a conversation involving malicious chatter or rumours about other people: a gossip about the neighbours. 3. Also called: gossipmonger a person who habitually talks about others, esp maliciously When we think of sin –… Continue reading The Sin of Gossip

Prayer Day – Materialism

Definition of materialism (Google) –   a tendency to consider material possessions and physical comfort as more important than spiritual values.   Lord, You desire our obedience in every area of our lives. And You are MOST WORTHY of our obedience in everything. Please give us hearts that long for Your presence, and that hunger… Continue reading Prayer Day – Materialism

Combating Materialism

Our house before we bought it above For the first year we lived here, this big room was such a disaster. It gave me heebie jeebies to see it!¬†Back then, I was a perfectionistic housekeeper and wanted my house to look magazine perfect all the time. It REALLY stressed me out to live in so… Continue reading Combating Materialism

“My Husband Wants to Go WHERE!?!?!?!”

“My Husband Wants to Go WHERE!?!?!?!”. This is one of my favorite stories about God’s sovereignty and His ability and power to intervene in our lives and marriages. If you haven’t read it – it is a MUST READ in my view!   SCRIPTURE RELATED TO TODAY’S POST: Wives, in the same way submit yourselves… Continue reading “My Husband Wants to Go WHERE!?!?!?!”

To Speak or Not to Speak…

A lot of wives ask me this question… “How do I know when to say how I feel and when I should not say anything?” This can be such a quandary! Especially at first when we are just realizing our former disrespect and we have not yet figured out what exactly is respectful or disrespectful.… Continue reading To Speak or Not to Speak…

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