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When He is in a Funk

July 23, 2013 by


Here is a great question from a reader: How does a surrendered Godly peaceful single girl handle when her man is being a grouch? The further I get into my relationship, the more tolerant I get of the occasional mood swing as I have learned not to take it personally but there is still this […]

Principles for Creating Attraction for Women

May 29, 2013 by


Creating attraction in a godly man towards you is actually fairly simple once you learn to understand godly masculinity, how men think, how God designed men, godly femininity, how women think and how God designed women.  See… EASY as pie!  🙂 You cannot force a man to be attracted to you.  You can be a […]

Why Wanting to “Feel Loved” Can be a Recipe for Disaster

May 10, 2013 by


Here is a comment I received from a single woman on a post I wrote on last week.  Thank you SO much to this reader for allowing me to share her questions and comments!  GREAT STUFF. 🙂 Hi April, I notice you said: If YOU feeling loved is your goal in marriage – you […]

A Husband Shares His Perspective on the Importance of Respect

April 24, 2013 by


Here is a fresh perspective from a husband about the concepts of respect and disrespect.  I am extremely thankful for his willingness to take the time to lay out his thoughts so carefully.  I believe that his thoughts on these topics represent many other men’s ideas, too.  If you can grasp these concepts BEFORE marriage […]

Joyful Submission and a Boat

April 18, 2013 by

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This is an email from a wife I first “met” online last July.  God has been doing a HUGE work in her heart!  I know you will be richly blessed by reading her story.  This is a fantastic example of a wife honoring her husband’s leadership, sharing her heart, showing trust in God and in […]

A Wife’s Great Faith in God and an Old Truck

April 1, 2013 by


This is a reader’s response to my post about the opportunity I had to sell my minivan.  (You can find part 1 here, and part 2 here from that series)  I LOVE her story!   This is a beautiful real life example of how obeying God’s Word, showing respect for our men, honoring their leadership and […]

Expectations – Part 5

February 24, 2013 by


This is a continuation of a series about expectations we can take into romantic relationships, and especially into marriage – that can cause major damage.  Many times our expectations don’t match up with reality and then we become extremely unhappy and we demand that our husbands change.  Having a lot of specific, unspoken expectations is […]