Browsing All posts tagged under »Christian romance«

Why Do I Have to Change First?

November 23, 2013 by


We are continuing the series of FAQs that I hear from women – wives, fiances and girlfriends.    I’d like for you to keep this post in mind as a godly mindset in marriage.  There may be some applications for it in dating/courtship/engagement as well.  But if a man you are with is very far […]

I’m Right! I’m the Better Leader. I Should Be in Charge.

November 22, 2013 by


This week, I am addressing FAQs that I receive on this blog and on But I’m Right! Hold on here, ladies!  This is going to be a painful one.  I am going to show you how God deconstructed my sin for me in EXCRUCIATING detail and clarity so that I was able to see […]

“Jesus Is My Husband”

November 10, 2013 by


A lot of Christian women like to use this phrase. I understand why. Ultimately, marriage represents Christ and His bride the church.  He is “the heavenly Bridegroom” for believers – the body of Christ.  We have the promise that we will share the Marriage supper of the Lamb together with Him in heaven.  Then we […]

Respect Gets MUCH Harder Once You Get Married

November 8, 2013 by


A newlywed bride wrote to me recently and made this comment, “Respect is SO MUCH HARDER for me now that we are married.” Yep. I had no problem respecting Greg before we were married.  All I saw were things to respect about him. Then we got married. It took all of one week for things […]

The Night My Meatloaf and I Got “Stood Up”

October 31, 2013 by


from photo bucket I worked an extra two days this past week in the pharmacy.  My husband appreciates it when I work extra.  So – I try to do this as a gift to him whenever I can.  Monday night I made an extra big meatloaf so that Greg wouldn’t have to cook supper the […]

How to Kill Your Relationship with Too Many Words

October 30, 2013 by


I really kind of wish I could quote a whole chapter of a book my 6 year old daughter has been reading recently,”Junie B Jones Loves Handsome Warren.”  Sadly, that would be against copyright laws, I am sure. But this kindergarten girl – Junie B – falls in love with Warren in her class. She […]


October 25, 2013 by


This post is inspired by a real estate commercial that shows a wife attempting to pressure and force her husband into a quick decision about a house that the couple clearly cannot comfortably afford. Some things to observe in this brief conversation: the wife’s facial expressions her tone of voice the husband’s body language and […]