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The Respect Dare, Day 31 – “Watch Me!”

Better to live on a corner of the roof than share a house with a quarrelsome wife.  Proverbs 21:9 YIKES! I don’t think that any of us want to be labelled a “quarrelsome wife”  – but I have to admit that I sure was one at times in those first 15 years of our marriage. […]

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The Respect Dare, Day 18 – A Guest Post from Nina Roesner!!!!!!!

Pic from www.ninaroesner.wordpress.com Ladies, I am so excited about today’s post!  Nina Roesner, the author of The Respect Dare, has very graciously written this one just for each of you.  I am thrilled to be able to share her words that – to me – are such a powerful expression of the main themes of […]

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The Respect Dare, Day 16 – A Sink Full of Dishes

Do not let any unwholesome talk come out of your mouths, but only what is helpful for building others up according to their needs, that it may benefit those who listen.  Ephesians 4:29 THE DISHES IN THE SINK Unfortunately, I have a story to share about how I did NOT use words to bless and […]

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The Respect Dare, Day 9 – Overlooking Insults

A fool shows his annoyance at once, but a prudent man overlooks an insult.  Proverbs 12:16 Nina Roesner has a great story to share in Dare 9 of The Respect Dare.  I hope you get to read it! Many times, when people insult us, there is a lot of pain, hurt, anger and mess going […]

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The Respect Dare, Day 6 – A Servant's Heart

Do everything without complaining or arguing.  Philippians 2:14 I really love today’s challenge in The Respect Dare.  Nina Roesner asks us to continue to be quick to listen, slow to speak and slow to become angry – and she asks us to do “one act of kindness or a chore for your husband that you […]

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The Respect Dare, Day 6 – A Servant’s Heart

Do everything without complaining or arguing.  Philippians 2:14 I really love today’s challenge in The Respect Dare.  Nina Roesner asks us to continue to be quick to listen, slow to speak and slow to become angry – and she asks us to do “one act of kindness or a chore for your husband that you […]

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The Respect Dare, Day 3 – My Godly Wife Report Card

The Respect Dare, Day 3 – Nina Roesner poses some questions to wives to assess how they are doing in a number of areas of their lives.  They are GREAT questions!!! She asks some probing questions about how we are doing as disciples of Christ, as household managers,  as communicators, and as confident and assured […]

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A Wife Battles Pride

Here is an email from a wife that I think many other wives will relate to!  Thank you to this wife for sharing your heart!  This is part of how this journey looks as God shows us our sin and we hash through these issues, seeking to learn all we can and to humble ourselves […]

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A Wife’s Confessions

This wife is so adorable!  I love the way she articulates this struggle.  I think she expresses so well this universal struggle we as women have with learning to respect our husbands and submit to them as the Bible describes.  Of course, first we must respect Jesus and submit completely to Him.  It really is […]

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She Who Has Been Forgiven Much, Loves Much

This week we have seen that ALL have sinned and fallen short of the glory of God (Romans 3:23) – that women and men are equally sinful and equally in desperate need of the grace, mercy and forgiveness of Jesus Christ. We took a look at how I thought I was such a “good person” or “good Christian” for […]

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