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Finding God’s Victory over Bitterness

Yesterday, we looked at many of the causes, signs and consequences of bitterness – if you missed that post, you can find it here. I have discovered that I have to dig down deeply and examine all of my angry thoughts, write down exactly why I am upset and then compare my thoughts to the […]

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One of the Beautiful Mysteries that God Reveals to Us through Marriage

I LOVE LOVE LOVE how God designed marriage to be a small-scale representation of the profound mystery of Christ and His church.  One of my favorite classes we took about 2 years ago was about the tabernacle in the Old Testament – how God lived with His people, His bride. He led them.  He fed […]

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Each Wife's Journey is a One-of-a-Kind

One reason I write this blog is because I had a HARD time finding resources to learn about respect, godly femininity and biblical submission when I began my own journey 4 years ago.  And when I did find resources, they often didn’t have many practical examples, or they had practical examples, but they weren’t from […]

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Is it Wise to be "Friends" with other Men?

After my post Time to Nip that Relationship ASAP – I heard from a reader on my site – and I am really excited to share her comments.   I think her message is IMPORTANT for Christian single women AND for Christian married women, too!  She is talking about being a single woman and how dangerous […]

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How I Handle the Toilet Seat Being Left Up and Other Quandaries

There are some things that are universal struggles in almost every marriage.  Sometimes these tiny little insignificant things can turn into huge issues and fights, unfortunately. So what is a wife to do when her husband constantly leaves the toilet seat up, and she ends up splashing in the nasty toilet water in the middle […]

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A Wife Discovers the Joy and Power of Obeying God

This is an email I received recently from a wife – I am SO excited about sharing her story!  I think it is WONDERFUL for wives to hear many different wives’ stories and how God changed them and their marriages and how powerful God is.   I think other wives’ testimonies like this will build […]

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Time to Nip That Relationship ASAP

SIGNS THAT YOU ARE IN TOO DEEP WITH ANOTHER MAN: you get butterflies in your stomach if you know you might see him you think about him often you imagine what life would be like with him and daydream about him you compare him to your husband (and the other guy always looks “better”) you […]

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Rejoice in Suffering

Could there be a more unpalatable idea to us than this?  We don’t WANT to suffer – EVER!  And we certainly cannot begin to fathom REJOICING in suffering!  We only want comfort, ease, health and material wealth.  And we have plenty of preachers who are glad to tell us that it’s God’s will for us […]

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A Wife Finds Joy Again after Years of Grief

Today’s post is an email I received from a wife I talked with a few months ago. She was still deeply hurting and grieving over the  sudden loss of her teenage son 4 years ago. She had learned about respect before – but “lost ground” during her grief – very understandably! This precious wife was […]

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