The Treasures of God in the Midst of a Great Storm

From a wife whose husband threatened divorce a year ago and who wants to share with other wives who are in extremely painful situations similar to her own: I want others to know that I had many “turn the corner” moments over the last year. I am approaching 1 year since the bomb drop and have […]

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Healthy VS. Unhealthy Relationships

  Where are people not permitted to say what they need, how they feel, or what they think? – those who are literally slaves or who are in concentration camps. – those in extremely oppressive countries with totalitarian regimes. – those who are in abusive or dysfunctional relationships/families. Here are some hallmarks of abusive/dysfunctional personal […]

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The Dirty Garage Epiphany

  From a wife who has experienced great difficulties in her marriage and has continued to abide in Christ: You know, I was cleaning out our garage today (part of me working on my own habits), and it taught me some lessons. One was on that question that always pops up… “How do I respect […]

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“Lord, I Don’t Want to Do Your Will.”

  I have been doing an amazing Kay Arthur study on prayer with a ladies’ group at my church this summer called, “Lord, teach me to pray.” I love her point (pg. 54): “And what is the root of all sin? Is it not independence? Is it not self having its own way?” She goes on […]

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A Fellow Wife Focuses on Overcoming Bitterness

A Fellow Wife began this journey with me in October of 2012. I have seen God do such a mighty work in her.  And He is not done! A Fellow Wife’s husband is a loving, devoted man. He treats his wife very well.  There is no abuse or anything awful going on here. But he doesn’t […]

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Godly Femininity – Part 1

This topic could be a whole book. Actually, there are some books about it! You can find some of them in my post about my favorite marriage books. Recently, we examined femininity in general and then ungodly femininity. Today, we are going to talk about godly femininity or biblical womanhood. This is the real core […]

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Some Things are Unconditional – Some Are Not

(It has been a busy week at our house –  a new kitten on Friday, last day of summer break yesterday, first day of school today, and my schedule is quite full the next few days. I am not sure how available I can be right now for comments. Y’all are welcome to comment as much as […]

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