A Help Meet Like No Other: Christian Wife 101

Have you struggled as a wife looking at that proverbial glass’s vacant half without disdain? It’s a flaw I carried into my marriage and—whoa—did it clash with my husband’s chipper view. He’d be blessed wading in the half he chose to see while I tried to show him all that was missing. Despite his ...

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When Expectations Rule Your Heart: Christian Wife 101

Expectations are stern taskmasters, aren’t they? Demanding we dream big if we want to be happy and then dragging us down when things don't work out. In marriage, expectations require special days and special gifts and ramped-up hope of spending romantic time with our husbands, but 93.7% of the time, ...

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What Warrior Wives Do: Christian Wife 101

Have you ever noticed, dear wife, the moment you're determined to put more effort into your marriage—not complain the next time your plans get derailed, hold your tongue when your next conversation turns tense, extend grace to your mess-maker of a man the next time he spills beer on the couch or ...

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The Courage It Takes to Be a Godly Wife: Christian Wife 101

Does marriage ever get any easier, you wonder? Does godly submission and obedience to your husband ever come as naturally as a flower bud blooms in the spring or rain falls from a leaden sky? (You ask this after tripping over the same marital rocks you thought you'd overcome a year or decade ...

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Quench Anger with the Spirit of Christ: Christian Wife 101

You thought you knew the one you vowed to love when you walked down the aisle in pearly white. He was the tall, dark, handsome dream you waited impatiently for all those years. But this living dream was just the surface man that smiled and caught your heart and made you his with a kiss. He was more ...

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