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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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Attracting Your Husband

Creating attraction in your husband towards you is actually fairly simple once you learn to understand godly masculinity, how men think, how God designed men, godly femininity, how women think and how God designed women.  See… EASY as pie!  🙂 You cannot force your man to be attracted to you.  You can be a godly […]

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Ways Husbands Lead that Wives Often Don’t Notice – From the Archives

This is a continuation of the post two days ago about how wives tend to have VERY specific and high expectations of exactly what it means to be a spiritual leader – and how many of the things we expect aren’t even biblical.  Not only that – but our expectations can lead to grave sin […]

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Honoring Christ, Our Husbands and Our Marriages in Conflict

My beautiful and precious sisters in Christ, You have every right to ask him for what you would like, what you want and what you desire politely, pleasantly and respectfully (probably just once is plenty –  in most cases) of your husband. Your husband has every right to decide to answer “no” if he thinks […]

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A Precious Example

Here is an email from a husband who has had an amazing marriage with his wife that spans many decades (40+ years, I believe).  He and his wife got the love and respect stuff right from the beginning.  This is how marriage is supposed to be.  They are such a beautiful example for us to […]

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Respecting Our Husbands’ Prayers – From the Archives

I was at a prayer meeting in my area one time.  Many people prayed out loud individually.  One man in particular prayed such a passionate, godly, Spirit-filled, powerful, humble, broken prayer.  I could completely feel  and hear the presence of God in him.  Afterwards, I thanked him for praying when we were all leaving.  He thanked […]

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