Month: May 2012

How Does a Husband Balance Standing Firm In His Decision vs Abusing His Authority

In a recent comment discussion over at the Peacefulwife Blog, a question developed that I thought was interesting. The commenter questioned that if he is to love his wife as Christ loved the church and God gave him the authority to be the headship of the family, how does a husband balance making a decision that he feels is best for the family without abusing his authority? The Peacefulwife and I each took a turn at trying to explain how we try to find this balance. Respected Husband’s Take So, the question is “Where’s the balance between just putting...

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Listening to your Wife From Within the Kitchen Symphony

Have you ever listened to a good orchestra? There is the conductor and then rows of orchestra members arching out away from the conductor until the stage or pit is full. The orchestra has sections that make up the whole that include musicians playing woodwind instruments, brass instruments, string instruments, and percussion. In most sections there are multiple musicians playing the same instrument. So, outside of a solo during a piece of music, can you hear what the third flute on the 3rd row on the left side is playing? What about that guy playing the trombone on the 4th row...

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Handling Conflict with Your Wife

I have been blessed to be married to a great wife, but even though she is pretty close to perfect for me there are still times when she makes me angry. How can I go about confronting her about my gripe in a spirit of love and truth? We often view confrontation as a negative word. Too often when we have a sensitive issue with our spouse our view of confronting them is to let them have it. This should be the exception and not the rule. We do need to be able to let them know they have...

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6 Ways Husbands Screw Up Intimacy In Marriage

Have you ever thought, “If I could just get out of my own way I could make some progress?” I am sure many of us have felt like we were our own worst enemies more than we would like to take credit for. When it comes to our marriage, what are the traps that keep us from growing closer to our wives? Here are 6 ways husbands screw up intimacy in their marriage. Their Wife Hurt Them In the Past – Somewhere in the past something happened where their wife did something that hurt them and they can’t get...

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Industrial Grade Roundup

“The family is the only social institution that is present in every single village, tribe, or nation we know through history. It has a genetic base and is the rearing device for our species.” Phon Hudkins The family as God planned it has always been centered on raising children to become competent and capable of raising their own children. This creates the generations of faith that we have discussed before. But what happens when this cycle is interrupted. What happens when a man leaves his wife and children to fend for themselves? How is a boy to learn how to...

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How Can I Know God’s Will for Me?

How Can I Know God’s Will for Me?

Photo by Jurica Koletić on Unsplash Sometimes, I think that we tend to assume that the most important things about God’s will are the external things. The decisions we make about who to marry, what job to take, what house to buy, what school the kids should attend, etc… But it is my belief that […]

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How Can I Find God’s Will for Me?

How Can I Find God’s Will for Me?

Sometimes, I think that we tend to assume that the most important things about God’s will are the external things. The decisions we make about who to marry, what job to take, what house to buy, etc… But it is my belief that those things, though important, are quite secondary in God’s eyes to the […]

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