Mrs. B.'s Story

This is an email from a precious wife.  I am really happy to get to share her story with you.  I think the more stories we can hear about what God has done in other women and marriages, the better!  Thank you, Mrs. B! Let me start by saying, Mr. B and I were not raised in Christian […]

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Bitterness is Contagious and Toxic!

Make every effort to live in peace with all men and to be holy; without holiness no one will see the Lord.  See to it that no one misses the grace of God and that no bitter root grows up to cause trouble and defile many.   Hebrews 12:14-15 WHAT IS IT ABOUT ONE PERSON’S BITTERNESS […]

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Be Still, My Bitter Heart

Today’s post is a guest post by my dear sister in Christ, Selena, at www.joyfullysubmitted.com.  Thank you, Selena, for allowing me to share this post!  I pray that it will bless and edify many for the glory of God. For the past week, some friends and I have been experiencing what it feels like to […]

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One of the Beautiful Mysteries that God Reveals to Us through Marriage

I LOVE LOVE LOVE how God designed marriage to be a small-scale representation of the profound mystery of Christ and His church.  One of my favorite classes we took about 2 years ago was about the tabernacle in the Old Testament – how God lived with His people, His bride.  He led them.  He fed […]

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Is it Wise to be "Friends" with other Men?

After my post Time to Nip that Relationship ASAP – I heard from a reader on my site www.peacefulsinglegirl.wordpress.com – and I am really excited to share her comments.   I think her message is IMPORTANT for Christian single women AND for Christian married women, too!  She is talking about being a single woman and how dangerous […]

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Rejoice in Suffering

Could there be a more unpalatable idea to us than this?  We don’t WANT to suffer – EVER!  And we certainly cannot begin to fathom REJOICING in suffering!  We only want comfort, ease, health and material wealth.  And we have plenty of preachers who are glad to tell us that it’s God’s will for us […]

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A Wife Finds Joy Again after Years of Grief

Today’s post is an email I received from a wife I talked with a few months ago. She was still deeply hurting and grieving over the  sudden loss of her teenage son 4 years ago. She had learned about respect before – but “lost ground” during her grief – very understandably! This precious wife was […]

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Baby Steps

This is an email from a wife (with her permission) – I think it may be very encouraging to those of you who are beginning the journey to become a godly wife – to learn to submit to and respect your husband and most of all to ultimately learn to reverence and submit to Christ! […]

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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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