How to Dehumanize Your Husband

I had looked everywhere, but I couldn't find it. And I was starting to panic. We were running late (because, let's face it, that's life with six kids), and I had to have it. Exasperated, I growled at my husband. Even though he may not have even been around. Okay, so he nowhere near. Not in the house. Or in the yard. Or even in the neighborhood. He was at work, … [Read more...]

Marriage Maintenance: 5 Tips to Sustain a Healthy Marriage

This post contains affiliate links. Thank you for supporting STC in such a tangible way. Tips to Sustain a Healthy Marriage Did you say "I do" with stars in your eyes? Did you think because you were marrying a Christian that your marriage would be without troubles? Did you think that because you were madly in love that you would always feel that way? Did you … [Read more...]

Marriage: My Husband Brought Me Flowers Today

My Husband Brought Me Flowers Today | Satisfaction Through Christ

  "I'm so tired of flowers," sighed the elderly woman in the TV commercial as my jaw hit the floor. She had just described how her husband of fifty years, seated next to her, brought her flowers on their first date, and every year since had given her the same bouquet on that day. And she was tired of flowers. It wasn't enough that she had a husband who stayed with … [Read more...]

Becoming a Submissive Wife: It Isn’t So Bad After All

Wives, submit yourselves to your own husbands as you do to the Lord.  For the husband is the head of the wife as Christ is the head of the church, his body, of which he is the Savior.  Now as the church submits to Christ, so also wives should submit to their husbands in everything.  Ephesians 5:22-24 (NIV) Don't run away. I know that is the usual inclination when words … [Read more...]

Marriage: Nobody’s Perfect

She was such a sweet lady-- soft-spoken, kind, and genteel. A pastor's wife. A long time friend of my husband's family, I got to know her better when I was a young mother and we moved into a house near hers. She and her husband, both now retired, had not been blessed with children, but she doted on mine and became a mentor to me for the short time we lived there. I always … [Read more...]