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A Fellow Wife Focuses on Overcoming Bitterness

A Fellow Wife began this journey with me in October of 2012. I have seen God do such a mighty work in her.  And He is not done! A Fellow Wife’s husband is a loving, devoted man. He treats his wife very well.  There is no abuse or anything awful going on here. But he doesn’t […]

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I Am Responsible for My Emotions

      For many years, I expected Greg to be responsible for my emotions. I expected him to “make me happy.” I expected him to “fix me” if I was upset. I expected him to meet needs in my heart and soul that only Jesus could meet. I expected that being close to him […]

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A Lightbulb Moment for a Wife Who LOVES Control

    I am so thankful to the wife who allowed me to share her story. I have a feeling that God may use her lightbulb moment to trigger a lightbulb moment for many other wives, too!  Why am I stressed? Well I could say because my husband works 12+ hours a day 6 days […]

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"My Husband Wants to Go WHERE!?!?!?!" – From the Archives

From a reader. When we submit ourselves fully to Christ and live by faith and obedience to Him – life is such an adventure.  We never know what He might do!  THANK YOU to this precious wife for sharing her story and to God be all the glory!!!!! BAD NEWS I can’t even begin to […]

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The Respect Dare, Day 9 – Overlooking Insults

A fool shows his annoyance at once, but a prudent man overlooks an insult.  Proverbs 12:16 Nina Roesner has a great story to share in Dare 9 of The Respect Dare.  I hope you get to read it! Many times, when people insult us, there is a lot of pain, hurt, anger and mess going […]

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A Wife Battles Pride

Here is an email from a wife that I think many other wives will relate to!  Thank you to this wife for sharing your heart!  This is part of how this journey looks as God shows us our sin and we hash through these issues, seeking to learn all we can and to humble ourselves […]

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“My Husband Didn’t Get Me Anything for Our Anniversary – and I am SO HAPPY TO BE MARRIED TO HIM!”

From the archives – Here are the ways that two wives handle the “My Husband Forgot Our Anniversary” situation in respectful, God-honoring, husband-honoring, marriage building ways! WIFE #1 Since my hubby’s and my birthdays are only one day apart, he never forgets my birthday! Pretty sneaky, huh?  Seriously, in my first marriage I received tons […]

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“My Husband Forgot Our Anniversary” – from the Archives

This is an email I received from a sweet wife that I think really showcases a classic misunderstanding between husbands and wives.   So, with her permission, I’m going to share her email and then think about some possible respectful and husband-honoring, Christ-honoring ways to tackle this issue.  I’m REALLY thankful that she brought up […]

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