“My Husband Wants Me to Do a Better Job Keeping the House Clean and Neat”

Spouses almost never have the same exact preferences and tolerances for things at the same stage in life. Sometimes, a husband wants his wife to keep the house very clean. That may feel like an impossible task, especially if you have young children or if you work full-time. There are only so many hours in the […]

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Does God Call Women to Be Weak?

First of all, we need to understand that the world’s definitions of strength and weakness are very different from God’s. In the world: Power means having the ability to do whatever I want to do. Weakness means not being able to do exactly what I want to do all the time. So power means I […]

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Got It Covered!

  I want to take an opportunity to share something that was part of my journey to become a peaceful wife early on. My hope here is only to share what I discovered with my precious sisters in Christ. Please, as always, do what you believe the Lord desires you to do. 🙂 No pressure […]

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Stages of This Journey – Summary

ADMIN NOTE: There was a large update done on this site Friday afternoon and since then there have been a number of technical issues since then. I’m hopeful those issues will be completely resolved today. ——————- If you don’t have a close relationship with Jesus Christ as Your Savior and Lord, that is the first […]

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“My Husband Doesn’t Want Me to Minister Like I Want To”

Before God opened my eyes to my control, self-righteousness, pride, disrespect, bitterness, and all of my mountain of sin in December of 2008 – I used to think things like: I want to give more to the poor. Yes, we are tithing and giving some – but I know that it is God’s will for […]

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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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