Measuring Intimacy

(NOTE – This post is not for wives experiencing severe issues in their marriages – like infidelity, a very controlling husband, an abusive husband, a husband who is not in his right mind due to mental illness/drug abuse/alcohol abuse, etc… If you are in such a situation, please seek appropriate one-on-one help and godly counsel.) I […]

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The Wrong Counselor Can Be More Dangerous Than No Counselor

There are many Christian counselors, pastors, friends, family members and godly mentoring wives who do great GOOD, who help to point hurting women and men to Christ and to His Word and who help people walk through difficult trials. These are the people who help people to primarily look at their own lives and their walk with God and […]

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The Idol of Happiness

We tend to think that “idolatry” means someone bowing down to a statue and praying to it in a shrine. It’s really easy to dismiss that practice as not even remotely a temptation to us today in our culture and to discount everything the Bible says about idolatry as being irrelevant to us. Big mistake! […]

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“I Really Want HIM to Change, Too!” – GraceAlone

We are continuing to follow GraceAlone as she works through the first few steps of her journey. This is day 2 of our correspondence. (Post 1, Post 2 today’s is post 3, Post 4)  If you want to see how she is growing and be more up to date, you can check out some comments she left […]

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My Struggles Today – Part 2 (of Has This Journey Gotten Easier for Me?)

Yesterday, I posted part 1 of this series. And I am EXTREMELY thankful for Kayla’s post two days ago. I always learn so much from her. God uses her and all of the other wives here (and husbands, too) to sharpen me. I love sharing the stories and different perspectives of as many wives as I […]

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Stages of This Journey – Part 4

In Part 1 of this series, we looked at some of the first stages on the journey of becoming a godly wife (based on my observations – this is not scientific!  You are free to comment about how the stages are going for you!): 1. Conviction 2. Repentance 3. The Frustrating Quiet Phase 4. Seeking God First […]

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Stages of This Journey – Part 3

In Part 1 of this series, we looked at some of the first stages on the journey of becoming a godly wife: 1. Conviction 2. Repentance 3. The Frustrating Quiet Phase 4. Seeking God First – The Lordship of Christ In Part 2 of this series, we looked at more stages: 5. Giving Him Space […]

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Stages of This Journey – Part 2

In Part 1, we talked about the beginning stages of the journey to becoming a godly wife Conviction Repentance The Frustrating Quiet Phase Seeking God First (tearing out idols and making Christ Lord) Today, let’s continue on…  But please know that these stages are not always linear.  We cycle through some of them over and […]

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A Wife’s Path to Peace

A wife’s response to  “But I’m right!  I’m the better leader.  I should be in charge.” A SISTER IN THE LORD: Wow. I saw myself (thankfully how I used to be) in your post. I, too, saw myself as always right and the better person in my marriage. The fact that my husband and I […]

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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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