Nikka and Dong 1. FROM AN ANONYMOUS WIFE who had been very upset her husband had been working six 12 hour days a week (at a very labor-intensive job) for over two months and wanted more time with him: The craziest thing just happened!! My husband just walk in and said he… Continue reading Do We Try to Control Our Husbands’ Jobs?
Do I ground my marriage in facts and truth or do I base my marriage on emotions? We love to feel romanced, but real-life marriage needs a stronger, more lasting foundation.
ADMIN NOTE: My internet is down for the time being. I will respond when I am able to. 🙂 —————- Emotions and feelings are good gifts God has given to us. Happiness, sadness, fear, anger and nervousness all have purposes in our lives and can be used for good. They help us know when there… Continue reading Do I Make Decisions Based on Feelings/Emotions? Part 1
A newlywed posed this question to me, “How can I avoid becoming a controlling/disrespectful wife?” Goodness, this topic could be a book in and of itself. I have many posts about respect that will be helpful. Spiritual Authority – God’s design structure for spiritual authority in our lives in marriage, business, government and the church… Continue reading How to Avoid Becoming a Controlling/Disrespectful Wife
We are continuing to follow GraceAlone as she works through the first few steps of her journey. This is day 2 of our correspondence. (Post 1, Post 2 today’s is post 3, Post 4) If you want to see how she is growing and be more up to date, you can check out some comments she left… Continue reading “I Really Want HIM to Change, Too!” – GraceAlone
We are going to continue to follow GraceAlone, the wife from last week’s post “My Husband Refuses to Have Children with Me!?!?” on her journey. The beginning of this road is often excruciatingly painful! This group of emails is from over a week ago. I kind of wish I could post all of the past… Continue reading “I Can’t Do This Anymore!” – GraceAlone
Greg and April – December 2013 Upon deciding that I must stop the emailing portion of my ministry to wives last week, I experienced intense anxiety for a few days – unlike any I have felt in a LONG, LONG time. I so don’t miss that awful, horrible feeling! I used to live with that… Continue reading Anxiety Swept Over Me
Baptism of our 3rd child – Nov 2010 From my amazing friend and sister in the Lord, Nikka. You can find her blog at www.peacefulwifephilippines.blogspot.com. She began this journey to become a godly wife 9-1-2013. I used to think I was the picture of a kind and respectful wife. You see… I did not nag. … Continue reading Silent Nagging – by Nikka
By my husband, Greg. From the archives. This is HIS perspective on how he felt as a passive husband. Maybe your husband has some of the same feelings? I don’t know! But it could be interesting to try to find out. ———- GREG: Occasionally, I take one of April’s old articles and add a husband’s thoughts to them. One of… Continue reading Dominant Wife/Passive Husband: My Husband’s Take