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When Would I Not Submit to My Husband?

  This is such a serious issue. How I pray that God’s Spirit will be very much involved to help me write and to help each of us understand things clearly. I have had many women read a bit about biblical submission and conclude that submitting to our husbands means things like: My husband is […]

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"If I Become a Godly Wife – Will I Be Me?" – by ContentinChrist

  ContentinChrist answers a wife’s question about losing herself if she trusts God fully and about how God can love us unconditionally if He wants us to change: You will be more *you* than you ever have been, when you give yourself fully to God and allow Him control of your life. I know it […]

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"I Will Not Be a ‘Second Class Citizen’" – by The Restored Wife

  A guest post by The Restored Wife: I remember scoffing at the idea that my husband would EVER “rule over me” or control me in any way! I didn’t like the idea of being what I thought of as a second class citizen in my marriage. I had a post recently here on April’s […]

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Does Being a Biblically Submissive Wife Mean I Can’t Say How I Feel and What I Need?

Nope. We CAN say what we want, how we feel, what we think, what our concerns are and what we need. (Please keep in mind that when I talk about submission, I am always talking about the biblical concept, not the worldly definition. For more about biblical submission, please read here.) We have total freedom […]

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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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How God Used an Old Truck and a Wife’s Great Faith

This is a reader’s response to my post about the opportunity I had to sell my minivan.  (You can find part 1 here, and part 2 here from that series)  I LOVE her story!   This is a beautiful real life example of how obeying God’s Word, showing respect for our husbands, honoring their leadership […]

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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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