But I’m Right! I am the Better Leader. I Should Be in Charge.

This seems like more than I can handle (part 1) When do I get to the “peaceful” part? (part 1) I don’t want to lose my voice in my marriage. (part 2) I feel like I am losing myself. (part 2) I feel so lonely. (part 3) I don’t know how to say things respectfully to my husband, so […]

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“So, When Do I Get to Feel Peaceful?”

I’d like to welcome a number of new wives who are just beginning this journey toward becoming the godly wives God calls us to be. It can be a bit overwhelming at first as you begin to look at all that you don’t know and all that it seems needs to be changed.  A lot […]

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“Jesus Is My Husband”

  A lot of Christian women like to use this phrase. I understand why. Ultimately, marriage represents Christ and His bride the church (Ephesians 5:22-33).  He is the heavenly Bridegroom for believers – the body of Christ.   Together, Christians comprise “the bride of Christ” – according to God’s Word. We have the promise that […]

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Bitterness of Soul – I Want to Be His FIRST Priority!

By  A Fellow Wife who wrote “Giving Up on My Dream for My Marriage”  and “I’m Going to Stop Pursuing My Husband (in the Wrong Ways)” and “Getting Back on Track” I have always loved the story of Hannah in the bible because I identified with her, but not in the conventional way that you might […]

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Defending Myself No More

It is absolutely human nature for all of us to respond to criticism by defending ourselves. God asks us to respond in the power of His Spirit as His disciples – we are no longer slaves to our old sinful selves.  Let’s look at how we can respond to criticism in God-honoring, life-giving ways.   […]

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I’ve REALLY Messed Up – How Do I Make Things Right with God?

The guilt of sin can be soul-crushing and overwhelming. Sin always gives birth to death and destruction.  Death of our relationship with God.  Death of our relationships with people. It can cause HUGE anxiety, worry, dread and fear in our lives.  It can even make us physically sick. What if you are stuck in sin […]

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“I MUST HAVE THAT HOUSE!”

This post is inspired by a real estate commercial that shows a wife attempting to pressure and force her husband into a quick decision about a house that the couple may not be able to responsibly afford. Some things to observe in this brief conversation: the wife’s facial expressions her tone of voice the husband’s […]

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Finding Her Voice

This is part of a conversation between myself and a sister in Christ who is struggling to articulate her emotions, thoughts and ideas in her marriage.   Her husband wants her to talk and to share her heart and mind with him – but that is very challenging for her.  This is an open dialogue. […]

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Breaking the Romance Addiction

Here is a bit more from the wife I quoted in yesterday’s post about The Artificial Romance Issue – How Romantic Movies/Novels/Music Can Be a Stumbling Block. I am so thankful for this precious sister of mine and her willingness to share what she has learned the hard way. ———————– I’m not going to lie […]

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