He Doesn’t Deserve My Respect.

We continue our series this week into FAQs. ¬†If you have a question that I have not addressed, please let me know! ūüôā This seems like more than I can handle¬†(part 1) When do I get to the “peaceful” part?¬†(part 1) I don’t want to lose my voice in my marriage.¬†(part 2) I feel like […]

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The Respect Dare Day 26 – Biblical Submission- a Huge Key to Peace

Biblical Submission Begins “Not My will, but Yours be done” ¬†Luke 22:42 Jesus, though He was fully God and equal to God the Father – submitted Himself to God’s authority out of His love for the Father. ¬†Submission began among equals and was born from holy love. Every Christian is called to submit himself/herself to […]

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Love, Honor,Respect and Submission Are Gifts

The passages about marriage in Ephesians 5, Colossians 3, I Corinthians 11:3, I Peter 3 and Titus 2 all give God’s commands for husbands and wives in marriage. Before we dive in, let’s begin with the understanding that God made men and women with equal value – both are “image bearers of God” in Genesis […]

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Figuring Out What is Disrespectful to Your Man

Here is a way that one wife decided to approach her husband with the list on my site about what ¬†feels disrespectful to husbands. ¬†I love the way she handled this. ¬†Maybe it might give you some inspiration, too? ¬†I am so glad to be learning and walking beside you on this road. ūüôā My […]

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Biblical Submission and a Minivan

Guess what??? Today, March 19, is my birthday. the BIG 40!! And – of course – my identical twin sister’s birthday, too. And – it is my sister-in-law’s birthday, as well! ūüôā WOOHOO! I AM COMPLETELY FULFILLED AND AT PEACE WITH MY LIFE If something happened to me today – this is really shocking that […]

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My Purpose at Peacefulwife

Let’s get back to basics. ¬†Here is God’s pattern for marriage – which is the basis of my blog: Ephesians 5:22-33 New International Version (NIV) 22¬†Wives, submit yourselves to your own husbands¬†as you do to the Lord.¬†23¬†For the husband is the head of the wife as Christ is the head of the church,¬†his body, of […]

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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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