Ambition and Being “Driven” Can Be Good – If…

Nothing is wrong with a woman being ambitious and driven – provided that she is ambitious and driven in obeying God, submitting to Him and living in His power for His glory. If a woman is ambitious and driven to do things HER way, not God’s way and disobeys God’s commands for her as a […]

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If You Insist on Being “in Charge” – He Figures You Can Protect Yourself

Many wives want to know why their husbands don’t protect them from his family or other extended family during conflicts. I know every situation is different, and I can’t begin to address every possible scenario and there can be many very complex factors involved.  So I will only be able to speak in generalities here […]

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Submitting to Our Husbands in the “Small” Things

FROM A HUSBAND (his response to a question for husbands earlier last week): As to respecting me in “small things”, I have to assume you mean things that aren’t all that important. My first thought is, that if it isn’t all that important, why not? I don’t always know why I prefer one thing, over another. […]

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Godlywifetobe – Step 2 – Facing Her Fears

This is some more of my correspondence with Godlywifetobe. I have also taken on another wife to mentor whose story I hope to share in the coming week. GraceAlone is doing well. There are definitely some days that are very hard, but there are also new blessings.  She is 3 months into her journey – […]

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Husbands Share Their Masculine Perspectives with Us

I asked the men some questions earlier this week and want to share some of the responses I have received. I want to share all of them!!!  But some, I want to reserve for my book. 🙂 I’m so thankful for the husbands who are willing to share a masculine perspective on these important issues. […]

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“Why Should I Have to Submit to My Husband in the Little Things?” – Part 2

For part 1, please click here. Have to take a moment to celebrate – Last October, this blog reached 1 million hits. Yesterday, it reached 2 million!?!?!?  Thank You God for all that You are doing and may Your Name alone be exalted here!   FROM PEACEFULWIFE: Greg  doesn’t have a big preference in many […]

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Do We Try to Control Our Husbands’ Jobs?

  Nikka and Dong     1. FROM AN ANONYMOUS WIFE who had been very upset her husband had been working six 12 hour days a week (at a very labor-intensive job) for over two months and wanted more time with him: The craziest thing just happened!! My husband just walk in and said he […]

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Waiting Becomes Sweet – from the Archives

April 04-2014 If you have read many of my previous posts – you will know that I was the dominant twin in a set of identical twins (I still am a twin!  But – not so domineering anymore. I seek to give my wonderful sister room and space to make all of their own decisions without […]

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To Speak or Not to Speak…

A lot of wives ask me this question… “How do I know when to say how I feel and when I should not say anything?” This can be such a quandary! Especially at first when we are just realizing our former disrespect and we have not yet figured out what exactly is respectful or disrespectful. […]

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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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