Episode #73 – If you have ever felt like the verses describing the excellent wife in Proverbs 31 are an impossible standard you could never live up to, you are not alone. But there is hope! God does not have such verses in His word to torment us. Listen in as Denise and Angela discuss what matters most as a wife.
Episode #72 – Last week we had a great discussion about the connection we have in our marriage and how we as wives can hinder or cause that connection to grow. And this week we will look at our husband’s true need and living out a “Real Relationship” in our marriage.
Episode #71 – Connection with your spouse can happen even better than ever with small adjustments and busting out of our habits by breaking our routine. Listen in this week as Denise interviews Amanda Davison, Founder of “A Wife Like Me” and Author of Dear Wife: 10-minute Invitations to Practice Connection with Your Husband.”
I have come to understand that the common thread in most abuse cases in Christian marriage is extreme narcissistic personality traits.
It’s as if the nurturing and dutiful wife (or husband) feels drawn into a romantic relationship with a bad guy/gal, like a moth to a flame.
If you truly have a mother-in-law who’s acting like a martyr, she probably is doing this out of insecurity.
If you come to my house I know that you will feel safe, not because of the beautiful things but because the Lord is our shelter, refuge, and place of safety.
I discovered that selfishness is the saboteur of marriage. When we focus on who we think is giving more (which is usually ourselves), we become blinded by lies.
Join Patrick and special guest Arron Chambers as they talk about heavy-hitting topics regarding relationships, marriage, and sex.
I promise if you choose one or all of these ideas, your wife will love it! So let’s get ready to celebrate the season of love!
Episode #77 – What if, even though we may be in ridiculously unpleasant circumstances, we worked hard and didn’t let our circumstances control us?
We’ve become more loving, considerate, and selfless in our service to one another, but it’s not like we took a magic potion to suddenly become the perfect spouse.
Dan’s pride melted me. I remember telling her that I love the way Dan loves me because it makes me feel like I can do just about anything.
When we think of love, we don’t often picture the pain that love causes. Without love, death would not hurt.
If we desire a happier marriage, we have to enlist a bit of Christ-like behavior. We have to try and love more as Jesus does.
Episode #5 – The guys start by asking the question “What does God think of emotions?”, and then continue discussing whether withholding negative emotions to protect your spouse is helpful.
When my husband and I met with our pastor for one of our pre-marital counseling sessions, the pastor turned to me and asked, “Have you cried?”
God expressed His anger concerning sin, but instead of punishing us directly for it, He redirected His anger toward a greater good.
It’s the hidden days where love is a choice that’s fought for – that’s where the greatest beauty emerges and the deepest love is forged.
It’s cool to me that the God who needs no rest offers us rest, especially in the times that we need it most. It doesn’t take much to make a difference.
The big house would fall down, the money would be spent, the clothes would be outgrown, and the babbles would easily be broken. Why measure success in things that tarnish?
Family devotions weren’t part of my childhood. My mom and stepdad believed in God and all. For some reason, spending time with Jesus simply wasn’t important.
Episode #4 – Jessie and Jay answer some questions that have been sent in by listeners and circle back to concepts previously introduced.
Thinking about these stories places a lump in the back of my throat. You see, I know what it is like to walk in my friend’s shoes. I know what it’s like to wake up without the person that you love most by your side.