How a Fellow Wife and Her Husband Decided to Handle their Finances

From a Fellow Wife.  There is no specific “right way” for a godly couple to handle money issues. I love to give lots of different couple’s approaches so that wives can prayerfully consider different options and seek God’s wisdom for their own marriage and maybe have some ideas about how to respectfully approach the issue with their […]

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Silent Nagging – by Nikka

Baptism of our 3rd child – Nov 2010 From my amazing friend and sister in the Lord, Nikka.  You can find her blog at www.peacefulwifephilippines.blogspot.com.  She began this journey to become a godly wife 9-1-2013. I used to think I was the picture of a kind and respectful wife. You see… I did not nag.   […]

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I Thought I ‘Owned’ My Husband – by Fellow Wife

Today’s post is a guest post by Fellow Wife (for a follow up from Sept, 2014, please click here) –  When my husband and I first married, I believed that we owned each other to a certain extent.   I loved the thought that I belonged to him and he belonged to me.  We do have rights […]

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Replacing the “Tapes” in My Head

Greg and April in June of 2012 Before God radically changed my mind, heart and soul over the past 5 years, I would constantly have “tapes” playing in my head where I was always talking to myself about things – a running narrative of worry, fear, trying to figure out every possible “what if” scenario […]

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The Powerful Concept of Submitting Under Protest – Part 2

Click here for Part 1 FROM PEACEFULWIFE: Submitting under protest is not something I think we should need to use often, (hopefully).  But if we strongly disagree about something, then it can be important for us to use this concept. *** If our husband is asking us to clearly sin or to condone clear sin, […]

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The Powerful Concept of "Submitting Under Protest" – Part 1

FIRST – I want to share a wife’s  comment I received this past weekend: Very briefly I wanted to thank Peacefulwife. I discovered your blog on September 5, 2013. I applied everything I learned and am so grateful. My dear husband passed away on November 10, 2013. Although my heart aches I can honestly say […]

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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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