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How Do Men Think?

I am SOOOOO excited about this post!  I believe that if we as women could better understand how God designed our men to operate, think, feel and look at life – we could be so much more accepting, understanding, empathetic and appreciative of their strengths and even their weaknesses.  I believe that if we realize […]

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“My Secret Idol”

  Today’s guest post is by Robyn.  Check out her blog at www.upwithmarriage.wordpress.com First I’d like to say thank you to April for the opportunity to share on this subject of how we make idols in our lives; even the good things. It was a good and righteous prayer; an honest prayer.  “God please save […]

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A Hurting Wife Examines Her Heart

An email from a wife It is EXTREMELY difficult to examine our own hearts when we are being severely sinned against ourselves.   I am very proud of these precious wives for the work they are doing and allowing God to do by letting Him search their hearts and then repenting of the sin in […]

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Building Up and Affirming Our Husbands and Children

God gave us as women an incredible verbal ability and gift.  I believe He did this so that we might greatly bless our families with words of life, inspiration, nurturing, edification, godly truth and encouragement! (Even if your husband is far from God – and you are focusing on I Peter 3:1-6 and desire to […]

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Some of the Bible Verses I Use as the Basis for My Suggestions

Here are some of the verses I use as a basis for my advice – It is my goal to apply these to marriage from a wife’s perspective: Ephesians 4:29-32 Do not let any unwholesome talk come out of your mouths, but only what is helpful for building others up according to their needs, so […]

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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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A Prayer for a New Beginning in Christ

The kind of sincere prayer that will honor God and get you moving in the right direction to live with Him as LORD of your life is something like this: Jesus, You alone are my Lord and my God.  I have sinned against You.  I confess all of these sins (here are some examples): unforgiveness […]

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A Wife Shares Her Story of a Changed Marriage

From a wife I began talking with this past summer – she has been actively working on learning to obey God’s Word to respect and submit to her husband for about 5 months at this point, I believe.  There were some very difficult and challenging times, especially the first few months …  THANK YOU for […]

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What Does Jesus Want Me to Do in My Marriage?

Marriage is HARD. Really – I would even say it is impossible – in human strength and effort alone. Men and women are SO different.  We think and feel entirely differently.  We have different priorities and needs many times.  We approach things from completely opposite perspectives.  We have very different strengths and weaknesses.  Marriage is […]

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A New Leader is Born

CHANGING THE DOMINANT WIFE/PASSIVE HUSBAND DYNAMIC When a wife has been trying to control the marriage and making most of the decisions and the husband has been unplugged for many months, years or decades – it takes TIME and practice for her to step down and learn to be a great follower and it takes […]

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