A Memo To Husbands – Are You Making Your Wife Crazy?

#Wives are mysterious creatures. We don’t mean to be, but for all our talking we frequently bury our real thoughts and feelings under a mound of trivial chatter delivered in undecipherable code. Other days our emotions overwhelm us and we know they complicate and even derail the conversation when you try to get to the […]

A Mission Statement For Christian Wives

What’s at the core of being a godly wife?  What’s God’s intention for wives? The answer is found in that old truth from Proverbs 31. She does him good and not harm all the days of her life. Proverbs 31:12   For two weeks I’ve been speaking to Christian women about Family, about being a […]

Will You Make a Success of Your Marriage?

Each of us has a unique set of ingredients that need to be in the mix for us to consider our own marriage a success. Did you catch the unique part? What works for your friends might not work for you. And what works for you must also work for your spouse. Marriage is a […]

How Do You Measure Your Own Spiritual Growth?

How do you know you’re growing spiritually? As Christians we attend church, read our Bibles, maybe go to a mid-week service or Home Bible Study, but how can we actually tell that we are growing in Christ and becoming more mature as believers? Our experience is described as a race. Do you ever wonder where […]

How to Have Happy Holidays

Do you want to know the best preparation for Happy Holidays with your extended family? Learn the fine art of overlooking slights and offenses. The art of being wise is the art of knowing what to overlook. William James Family isn’t always easy. The holidays sometimes introduce added stress that can cause our emotional edges […]

How To Win Your Family’s Praise

Image from: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Women%27s_Marathon_London_2012_006.jpg#filelinks Her children rise up and call her blessed; her husband too, and he praises her: “Many women have done excellently, but you surpass them all.” Proverbs 31:28-29 What more could a woman want than to know that her husband and children think she’s the best? Today’s post features a Checklist of Suggestions […]

Parenting Like Jesus

If Jesus was a parent. I want to plant that picture in your mind. Jesus as a parent. Now with that picture in mind, read our verse for today. She watches over the ways of her household, And does not eat the bread of idleness. Proverbs 31:27 Isn’t this just what Jesus does for us […]

7 Ways To Support Your Husband’s Career

My husband and a ministry group climbing to a remote village in Ghana to visit pastors and churches. Her husband is known in the gates when he sits among the elders of the land. Proverbs 31:23 Are you an asset to your husband in his career? Does he benefit from your encouragement and complementary participation […]

Why We Have to Quit Making Excuses for Ourselves.

Who can find a virtuous woman? Proverbs 31:10 Do we really want this? To be this virtuous woman. We know God is willing. The real question is are we? Ask yourself this, “Am I a virtuous woman?”. If you answer no, then tell us why not. Because if you want to be this woman you […]

Are You a Proverbs 31 Woman?

This is post #7 in a series on the Proverbs 31 Woman. What we know so far about her: *She’s a Classic. Of the highest quality and outstanding among her kind. A work of art of recognized and established value. *She has a solid enduring relationship with her husband. He enjoys her constant love, affection, […]