Ways Husbands Lead that Wives Often Don’t Notice

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 sin in […]

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Support and Encourage His Hobbies

A man receives a great deal of his identity from his work. He often thinks of himself in terms of what he does and that he has value in the world because of his career and contribution to the world. Sometimes he also gets a huge part of his identity from his hobbies, especially if […]

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A Man's Perspective on "When a Husband Can't/Won't Lead"

Here is a comment about handling the issue of a husband’s seemingly reluctant leadership in marriage from Daniel P. Robertson at www.godshelpformarriage.com  This was his response to my post “I want to follow my husband.  What if he doesn’t lead?  How Can I Inspire His Leadership?”  April, I think you hit the nail on the […]

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Bonding in a Meaningful Way with our Husbands

God designed men to need and love to have hobbies. They need time to recharge and prepare for “slaying the dragons” all day at work like Dr. Laura likes to say. Men love keeping up with all the stats on their favorite teams, racecar drivers, and with all the latest technological gadgets, and hunting and […]

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"MY Man Doesn’t Deserve my Respect!!!!"

If this is how you feel about God’s concept of respecting your husband – YOU ARE ABSOLUTELY RIGHT! You know, probably just about every wife on the planet feels this way at some point in her marriage (or every day in some cases!) And it’s a legitimate statement that husbands don’t always deserve respect from […]

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Prayer 2-15-2012

Lord, Thank You for the gift of this glorious day!  Help us to be still before You and lift up our heads to see Your holiness, Your power, Your sovereignty over the universe.  You alone are God!  There is no other.  You alone are worthy of our praise and worship.  You are the King of […]

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Before and After Pictures of My Soul

I love before and after pictures.  I love to see before and after house renovation pics and also makeover pictures of people.  There is something amazing about being able to witness huge visual/aesthetic improvements in a place or a person.  Here I am going to give you some “before and after” pictures from my own soul.  […]

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Be Still

As a woman, my mind is always thinking and there are ideas whirling and multiple things I’m remembering to do and concentrate on.  But I used to try to carry the burden of figuring out a lot more things than I really need to.  I was constantly expending so much mental and emotional energy that […]

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A Different Kind of Valentine's Card

Valentine’s paraphernalia is everywhere at Wal-Mart and all the grocery and drug stores- it’s hard to miss!  And there are lots of great lovey-dovey cards that appeal to women.  But what about the guys?  A love note doesn’t usually speak to a man’s soul the way that it would to a woman’s, but the greeting […]

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