A Wife Decides to Meet Her Husband’s Greatest Masculine Needs

An email from a wife who has been focusing on learning to be a godly, respectful wife who honors her husband’s leadership.  Thank you to this wife for allowing me to share her story!  I LOVE seeing the way God works in many different wives’ hearts and seeing all the lightbulb moments.  I pray that […]

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“I Thought I WAS Being Respectful! What Happened??”

Here is an email from a wife  and my response.  My focus here is not on what the husband could or should have done differently (Yes, there is plenty of room for improvement on his side).  I am writing for women, so I am only going to address what the wife could have done differently. […]

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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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My Disrespect and Controlling Behavior Don't Just Hurt My Husband!

My husband was watching a singing competition on TV recently.  There were many contestants auditioning.  Most of them got the same bad news.  “You’re not good enough.  You’re not going to make it to the next round.  It’s a ‘no’.”  Some people accepted that answer with sadness and humility.  Some people could not accept what […]

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God and My Husband AMAZE Me!

Those of you who have read my story know that I used to be a pretty controlling, disrespectful and dominating wife for the first 15 years or so of our marriage.  I didn’t do it maliciously.  I wanted to be a godly wife.  I actually believed I WAS being the BEST Christian wife.  I didn’t […]

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A Real Life Example of Respect and Submission

The pictures are actually from our trip to Myrtle Beach 2011 when this story happened! Ladies, Here is a real life, super practical example of a situation one summer. We were leaving that morning for the beach to have a few days of vacation – my husband, our two children and myself. That morning our […]

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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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Respecting Your Man around Extended Family

HAPPY THANKSGIVING TO YOU AND YOUR FAMILY! Some tips for family get-togethers: – Smile and look at your husband when he is talking and listen to him with interest. – Don’t interrupt him. – Don’t correct his story-telling. – Don’t tell him how to drive unless he specifically asks for you to be the navigator. […]

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