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A Wife’s Path to Peace

A wife’s response to  “But I’m right!  I’m the better leader.  I should be in charge.” A SISTER IN THE LORD: Wow. I saw myself (thankfully how I used to be) in your post. I, too, saw myself as always right and the better person in my marriage. The fact that my husband and I […]

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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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Is Respect Optional for a Godly Woman?

Many women, even in the church, think that the concept of “respect for husbands” is archaic, old fashioned and backwards and that their husbands “don’t deserve respect.”   We are not about to show any respect for our men until we believe our men “deserve” it – by our own definition.  That is, after all, […]

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The Key to Peace

Having a solid understanding of where my responsibilities end and where God’s sovereignty begins is a HUGE key to peace that I was missing for many years. THE WAY I USED TO LIVE I ultimately trusted myself, not God. I said I trusted Christ. I thought that I was living by faith – but in […]

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Joyful Submission and a Boat

This is an email from a wife I first “met” online last July.  God has been doing a HUGE work in her heart!  I know you will be richly blessed by reading her story. I haven’t shared something yet that has been stirring in our house…..its been another example of me laying down my “rights” […]

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The Snare of People-Pleasing

We are continuing our series about ways that controlling people try to control others.  You can check out the posts about control and boundaries, the trying to manipulate others with guilt, and playing the martyr from earlier in the week.  Today’s topic is how we sometimes try to manipulate others and maintain control by being a people-pleaser. Is […]

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