When you ask most “good Christian women” what they look for in a husband, the first thing they say will more than likely be that he is a “Godly man.” Christian wives whose husbands are not in the Church pray for their husbands to become Godly men, and rightly so. But, is that really what… Read More Do You Really Want a “Godly Man?”
Oftentimes, Scripture is picked through, with verses quoted and manipulated out of context. “Wives, submit to your husbands” is one of the most manipulated texts of the Bible. Last week, I wrote about The Beauty of Submission, how the command for wives to submit to their husband looks in my marriage. Today, my husband writes,… Read More Because He First Loved: A Husbands View on Wives Submit
Time – it has a way of slipping away from us. We sit down to rest for “15 minutes,” and an hour later we are still checking Facebook. We find ourselves at the end of the day asking, “What have I done today?” At the end of the year, we realize that we are in… Read More 5 Tips for a Productive Day
It’s the “S” word. In our society, it is a curse word far worse than any that (used to be) bleeped out on the TV. It is…submit *gasp*. Women are taught, directly or indirectly, that to submit somehow implies inferiority or weakness. That to allow our husbands to lead our families as the head of… Read More The Beauty of Submission
It all started with a filthy chair; that was all that it took for the overwhelming feeling to start setting in and make me aware of all the little (or big) messes around me. Crusty rice(?) stuck to the side of a chair echoes of dinner from two nights ago. Splashes of paint showing on… Read More 3 Tips for When Your “Mess” Threatens to Overwhelm You
Can you be in a committed relationship without God? The World will tell you yes, that “all you need is love.” Maybe you can be committed but what is the incentive? And what happens when that incentive goes away? An incentive, by definition, is a reward, or “what I get out of it.” The focus… Read More All you need is love?
I sit to drink my coffee and read my morning devotional when it never fails, two toddlers climb up into my lap and onto my back. I react, not with patience and love for my two precious daughters who just want to be on mommy, but with frustration, that “Mommy just wants fifteen minutes to… Read More A Joyful Response