When dreaming about the day I would say “I do,” I was not also dreaming about the day I would end up a sad statistic. The day I purchased my expensive wedding dress, I was not also planning on selling it for a mere $20 just to get rid of it. When I was 23 … More The Ripple Effect of Divorce
In our home, I am the Chief Financial Officer. I pay the bills, buy the groceries and make sure we don’t run out of toilet paper. My husband trusts me in this role and rarely bothers to check on our accounts. So when we found out we were getting a chunk of change back from … More How to Effectively Encourage Your Husband
In this post: 3 Steps for turning a Critic into an Encourager (even if that critic is YOU) Have you ever watched the show Cutthroat Kitchen? I love to sit on the couch, a subpar home cook myself, and watch world renound culinary experts critiqued over a dish they managed to put together in an … More How to Turn a Critic into an Encourager
“Just give me the rules! When do I HAVE to submit to my husband and when can I just ignore him because he is being a butthead?” Raise your hand if you have ever said (or thought) something to that effect? I can’t actually see you, but if you are a wife who desires to … More 3 Things Submission IS and 3 it is NOT
I grew up Catholic and every now then, Ephesians 5 would come through the weekly reading rotation at mass. The priest might talk about the passage, being ever so careful to tiptoe around what the text was actually saying. However, more often, he ignored it all together and focused on the other readings from that … More The Controversy over Submission – What You NEED to Know!