Posts tagged: godly wife

7 Simple Things I’m Doing to Make This Year Better

In no particular order, instead of making new year's resolutions, I've been working on a list of  simple things I'm doing to make this year better. I am a simple girl, I love simple changes and I don't want to feel overwhelmed by resolutions I know I can't won't keep. Health There's nothing like aging that will make ...

How to Have a Happier Marriage

A man approaching retirement called the retirement office to inquire about his pension. Afterward, he was asked if his wife worked. "She's worked all her life making me happy", he replied. "Yes sir, but has she earned money to receive her pension?" "When we got married we agreed on an arrangement", he said. "I would earn the ...

I Want to Be an Excellent Wife When I Grow Up (A Closer Look at the Proverbs 31 Woman)

I Want to Be an Excellent Wife When I Grow Up

"She is a woman in control of her thoughts, feelings and emotions. I can almost see her, stately, svelte, smart, winsome...the kind of woman people clamor to be around." Proverbs 31 is a must-study for any woman serious about her God and her Christianity. Period. I have committed to refresh my vision every morning by reading through ...

Love That Husband in His Own Language

(Photography courtesy of His Hands Photographs) I couldn't be reminded enough of the beauty of the mystery of God's commands in marriage. Knowing us so intimately, he commanded my husband to LOVE me, and me to RESPECT my husband. The best way to show him love is to respect him...that is his basic need. So often, we ...

Are You Desperate for Simplicity?

It's HERE!!! This is what our editor said about The Heart of Simplicity, a project thirteen women have poured their hearts into... “I have edited 11 eBooks over the past 6 months, but this one takes the cake. I don’t think I’ve ever cried while editing until I edited this book. Encouraging, inspiring, convicting…a must-read for every wife ...

My Husband’s Helper

"But for Adam no suitable helper was found." And then God made him one. Beautiful story.  Convicting.  Controversial. I was created to be my husband's helper. Together. We became one flesh of two and consequently incomplete without each other. Though we are two people, we are "one" in spirit and mission. Helping him is not a diminishing of my value; it ...

Marriage: When the Heart’s Not in it

Some truths are so obvious we miss them. "Why doesn't anyone stay together anymore?" I asked my husband this morning as we heard of another Christian friend who recently divorced. We have been walking through a messy marriage situation with a young, Christian couple we know, and so we have talked a lot lately about the ...

A Letter to My Children…Join Me @ Raising Homemakers

One of my most responded-to posts--"A Letter to My Children About Marriage" revisited today at Raising Homemakers... "Should the Lord give you the good gift of a husband or wife, and I hope He does, there are a few things I want you to know. Things that you may not hear from anyone else, and certainly ...

Real Living Only Happens On Purpose

(Photo by Bria, courtesy of Robin @ Celebrating Motherhood) "Life is what happens to you while you're busy making other plans." (John Lennon) Is it possible, in this noisiest-of-ever-century, that we hardly ever hear, hardly ever see anything much? Have you ever noticed your world when the power goes off? It's not just that you can't check you  email...it's ...

Preparing My Two-Year-Old for Her Wedding

"Unless God gives you the unique gift of singleness, the Bible says 'it is a good thing' for you to get married and have a family. Raise your hand if you hope to be a wife and mother one day", I asked my little girls, down to the two-year-old. And then I read.... "An excellent wife ...

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