How to Avoid Becoming a Controlling/Disrespectful Wife

A newlywed posed this question to me, “How can I avoid becoming a controlling/disrespectful wife?” Goodness, this topic could be a book in and of itself. I have many posts about respect that will be helpful. Spiritual Authority  – God’s design structure for spiritual authority in our lives in marriage, business, government and the church […]

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From a Fellow Wife – Suggestions VS Instructions

  From my dear sister in Christ, a Fellow Wife (this post is probably going to be most relatable to wives who were very controlling and outspoken whose husbands were more passive): I have to share part of a conversation my husband and I had last night. He had made a comment earlier in the […]

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Encouraging Our Husbands to Be Men of Courage – by Nikka

Nikka From my precious sister in Christ, Nikka, from the Philippines. You can find her at www.peacefulwifephilippines.blogspot.com 1. Live a virtuous life. Kind words and gestures can soften a hardened heart than any harsh word or judgmental remark towards another can (Proverbs 15:1). As wives, we are encouraged to be “pure” and “reverent” not only […]

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What’s the story on “My Demon” now?

Kayla’s post, My Demon, is arguably one of the most powerful posts on my entire blog. It is such a God-inspired thing! God has used that post to open the eyes of thousands of wives to the source of the “voice” in our heads that accuses our husbands of evil constantly.  My husband, Greg, wrote […]

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A Wife’s First Practical Steps on Her Journey

From a precious wife (whose husband is addicted to porn – this is a VERY, VERY common situation, by the way.  MANY wives are in this exact same situation.) – thank you for allowing me to share!  I know this will bless many other wives, too! I’ve spent the last few days in prayer and God’s […]

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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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The Visit

This is Part 2 from “The Beginning of a Wife’s Journey.” This wife’s husband has been separated from her for some time.   He comes to visit their son, and visits her as well.  Last week they had a visit that was unlike any other in the past.  What an inspiration!!!!  THANK YOU to this […]

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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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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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