Love, Honor,Respect and Submission Are Gifts

The passages about marriage in Ephesians 5, Colossians 3, I Corinthians 11:3, I Peter 3 and Titus 2 all give God’s commands for husbands and wives in marriage. Before we dive in, let’s begin with the understanding that God made men and women with equal value – both are “image bearers of God” in Genesis […]

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God Understands Men.

God understands what both men and women NEED to thrive in marriage.  That is why He gave us the commands He did in the Bible.  I am thrilled about today’s post.  This is a continuation of a series I am doing about how men think (part 1, part 3, part 4), process, emote, talk and relate […]

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Biblical Submission and a Minivan

Guess what??? Today, March 19, is my birthday. the BIG 40!! And – of course – my identical twin sister’s birthday, too. And – it is my sister-in-law’s birthday, as well! 🙂 WOOHOO! I AM COMPLETELY FULFILLED AND AT PEACE WITH MY LIFE If something happened to me today – this is really shocking that […]

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The First Few Months (or More) of This Process is HARD!

I share a lot of success stories and light bulb moments that wives have.  Those are really inspiring.  I love seeing what God is doing and when things seem to start to go well. But you know what?  I get WAY more emails that are full of pain, frustration, angst and struggle.  But I don’t […]

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One Wife's Obedience to God Radically Changed Her Marriage

An email from a wife: As for my husband, he is happier than ever! He is constantly saying how he is the luckiest man alive. He texts me sweet nothings from work. He is so sweet at home. It’s like, while I refused to submit (to honor his God-given leadership), we were locked in this […]

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A Wife's Power in Marriage

We took a marriage class last winter by a man I have known and respected for 25 years.  He spoke a lot about authority during our semester: God-given authority, spiritual authority and the needs of those leaders who are in authority over us.  And I HOPE that one day I have the chance to take […]

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Are We Deceived about How to Find God's Will?

This is a comment I received from a husband on a post I did about Finding God’s Will.  I think he is onto something really important.  And he graciously allowed me to share his comments with you. Reading your post turned a lightbulb on for me. I think I now actually have a much better […]

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