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Balance? Moderation?? ME????

MY BIGGEST FAN Greg  (the Respected Husband) is my #1 fan.  He has been behind me with this whole blog thing from before day 1. Almost a year before I started Peacefulwife – he wanted me to start teaching other wives what God had taught me.  He is extremely supportive of me as a wife, […]

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A Wife Under Construction

This story is from a wife who is deeply hurting in a very troubled marriage.  First comes the demolition work. conviction of sin – seeing the beam in our own eye for the first time repentance – turning away from our ways that offend God crucifying the old sinful nature – dying to self – […]

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Sometimes the Journey is Lonely – but This Wife is Being Faithful to God!

This dear Christian sister of mine began emailing with me last summer.  God has done HUGE things in her heart.  It’s totally a God thing.  She does not sound like the same person at all!  She has such a sweet, gentle spirit now, a humble spirit, and a willing spirit to obey God no matter […]

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Do Not Expect Outside Support

If you decide to obey God’s Word about respecting  your husband and honoring his God-given leadership (Ephesians 5:22-33) – I believe your marriage will be greatly blessed.  I believe you will likely find much greater intimacy with your husband.   You will definitely find incredible intimacy with God as you submit completely to Jesus first […]

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Focus on TODAY

Therefore I tell you, do not worry about your life, what you will eat or drink; or about your body, what you will wear. Is not life more important than food, and the body more important than clothes? … The pagans run after all these things, and your heavenly Father knows that you need them. […]

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Expectations – Part 1

We all go into marriage with a lot of expectations.  (Click here for Part 2, Part 3, Part 4) And, as a reader of mine quoted last week, “Expectations are premeditated resentment.” Ladies, what are some expectations you have of your husband and marriage? Some expectations – I believe are valid.  I believe we should […]

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A Wife's Little Victories as God Changes Her Heart

From a dear wife, thank you so much for sharing!! Since the argument, I have been praying and applying the principle of being respectful towards my husband and it really does work. Maybe a part of it is that after an argument we are both usually more kind and careful to act in the right […]

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Handling "External Pressure" on This Journey

A Wife’s Questions I just wanted to start off by saying thank you and God bless you so much for your labor of love in creating the wonderful blogs that are blessing me and so many others.  I was thinking to myself this morning that ever since I discovered your blog about a month ago […]

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The First Few Months (or More) of This Process is HARD!

I share a lot of success stories and light bulb moments that wives have.  Those are really inspiring.  I love seeing what God is doing and when things seem to start to go well. But you know what?  I get WAY more emails that are full of pain, frustration, angst and struggle.  But I don’t […]

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