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The Respect Dare, Day 29 – Extending Grace, Finding a Renewed Connection

But encourage one another daily, as long as it is called Today, so that none of you may be hardened by sin’s deceitfulness. Hebrews 3:13 My husband and I have seen a really horrible and devastatingly destructive cycle in many marriages: The husband has an addiction to porn or uses porn sporadically The wife finds […]

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The Respect Dare, Day 25 – Responding as a Godly Wife

Finally, all of you, be like-minded, be sympathetic, love one another, be compassionate and humble. Do not repay evil with evil or insult with insult. On the contrary, repay evil with blessing, because to this you were called so that you may inherit a blessing.   I Peter 3:8-9 Sometimes, I really love to take a […]

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The Respect Dare, Day 11 – Focus on the Good

Finally, brothers, whatever is true, whatever is noble, whatever is right, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is admirable – if anything is excellent or praiseworthy – think about such things.  Philippians 4:8 In Day 11’s Respect Dare, Nina Roesner talks about an important concept in human interaction:  “Whatever we pay attention to grows.” […]

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The Respect Dare, Day 8 – Building Him Up

That your love may abound still more and more in knowledge and all discernment, that you may approve the things that are excellent, that you may be sincere and without offense till the day of Christ, being filled with the fruits of righteousness which are by Jesus Christ, to the glory and praise of God. […]

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Biblical Submission Does Not = The Husband Is Always “Right”

Ladies, I would like to attempt to clarify a common misunderstanding about biblical submission. For me to submit to someone in a position of God-given authority does NOT mean that person is “always right.”  No human is always right.  NOT EVEN ME!!!! 🙂  I know!  It is a shock, isn’t it? There are many kinds […]

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Biblical Submission Does Not = The Husband Is Always "Right"

Ladies, I would like to attempt to clarify a common misunderstanding about biblical submission. For me to submit to someone in a position of God-given authority does NOT mean that person is “always right.”  No human is always right.  NOT EVEN ME!!!! 🙂  I know!  It is a shock, isn’t it? There are many kinds […]

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Supporting My Husband’s Leadership

REMINDER: We will be starting The Respect Dare July 1st here at peacefulwife!  Get yourself a copy of the book and we will walk through it together prayerfully.  I am so excited to be on this adventure with you! BEING A LEADER IS A CHALLENGE Being the God-given leader in a marriage is very difficult […]

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The PMS Issue – Part 1

From a dear friend and precious wife who is on this journey with me: Like so many other women, your post about “The Challenge” really struck a chord with me… I didn’t realize until lately how bad of an attitude I have had at times…. there have been times I could almost hear God whispering […]

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Is Respect Optional for a Godly Woman?

Many women, even in the church, think that the concept of “respect for husbands” is archaic, old fashioned and backwards and that their husbands “don’t deserve respect.”   We are not about to show any respect for our men until we believe our men “deserve” it – by our own definition.  That is, after all, […]

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