When Would I Not Submit to My Husband?

  This is such a serious issue. How I pray that God’s Spirit will be very much involved to help me write and to help each of us understand things clearly. I have had many women read a bit about biblical submission and conclude that submitting to our husbands means things like: My husband is […]

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When "Submit" Feels Like a Dirty Word – by Shannon Popkin

Bio Shannon Popkin is a speaker and writer from Grand Rapids, MI. Shannon enjoys blending her love for humor and storytelling with her passion for God’s Word. Shannon’s first book, Control Girl: Lessons on Surrendering Your Burden of Control From 7 Women in The Bible will be published by Kregel Publications in 2016/2017. Check out Shannon’s […]

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"My Husband Can't Make Me Submit to Him or Respect Him!"

Oh how the picture above makes me cringe and breaks my heart! Sadly, this was me for the first 14+ years of our marriage. 🙁 Note: This post is not for wives whose husbands are violent, or who threaten violence, who are actively addicted to drugs/alcohol, who are living in major unrepentant sin, or who […]

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She Submitted to Her Husband Without Knowing Christ Yet

I am so thankful for this precious sister in Christ who was willing to allow me to share her story after she read my post earlier “Am I Giving Marriage Advice to Non-Christians?” Especially if you are not yet a believer in Christ, I hope you will read her story! I don’t know that every wife’s […]

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Submitting to Our Husbands in the “Small” Things

FROM A HUSBAND (his response to a question for husbands earlier last week): As to respecting me in “small things”, I have to assume you mean things that aren’t all that important. My first thought is, that if it isn’t all that important, why not? I don’t always know why I prefer one thing, over another. […]

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“Why Should I Have to Submit to My Husband in the Little Things?” – Part 2

For part 1, please click here. Have to take a moment to celebrate – Last October, this blog reached 1 million hits. Yesterday, it reached 2 million!?!?!?  Thank You God for all that You are doing and may Your Name alone be exalted here!   FROM PEACEFULWIFE: Greg  doesn’t have a big preference in many […]

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“Why Should I Have to Submit to My Husband in the Little Things?” – Part 1

  Happy Mother’s Day to all the Moms. 🙂 I am praying for extra comfort, courage, strength, peace and joy for those battling infertility, those who long for children but can’t have them for some reason and those who have lost a child. FROM A WIFE (with her permission): Hi April, I’ve been lurking on […]

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If I Biblically Submit to My Husband, I Might Become Helpless! What if My Husband Dies?!?

  At my uncle’s burial — Loyola Marikina, February 2014 From my sister in the Lord and friend, Nikka.  You can find this post in its entirety at www.peacefulwifephilippines.blogspot.com “If I submit to my husband and rely on him to provide for our family, I might not be equipped to handle our family’s needs when […]

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Submitting Under Protest

Whether you believe your husband is watching “too much TV,”  shouldn’t look at certain things, is working more than you think he should, is not “involved enough” with the children,  is not “making you a priority” the way you want him to, or whatever the issue is – if you respond to him by yelling at […]

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