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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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If I Insult Others, I Need a Spiritual Check Up ASAP

Photo by John-Mark Smith on Unsplash It’s easy to get into the habit of fault-finding and having a critical spirit about other people. It takes no spiritual maturity, wisdom, talent, or special abilities to criticize others and tear them down with words. The sinful nature does this effortlessly. It’s also easy to think, “Well, he […]

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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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