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Husbands Have Expectations, Too – GraceAlone’s Journey

Correspondence between GraceAlone and Peacefulwife. Peacefulwife’s words are in blue. After today’s post, I plan to share GraceAlone’s posts and updates more on a weekly basis. But – there is SO MUCH to dig through in the beginning, and I am excited to share the insights she is experiencing. So – let’s continue with her […]

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Expectations – Part 4

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 […]

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Expectations – Part 2

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 […]

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Expectations – Part 1

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 […]

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Contentment on Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day is coming up, ladies! With all the pressure and expectations that come along with it. Sometimes, we may be tempted to judge our husband’s love for us or the strength of our marriage based on if we get just the right gift. Special, costly gifts and things our husbands give us can be fun. […]

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The Purpose of Marriage

Photo by Alvin Mahmudov on Unsplash God intended marriage to be a living picture of the relationship between Jesus and His Bride, the Church. We think of a “church” as a building today. But when Jesus talks about His Church, He is talking about His chosen people, the ones He has chosen out of this […]

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