R-E-S-P-E-C-T: Honoring Your Husband

"You need to stop talking to your husband like that or you will end up without a husband," said our therapist to me about 6 years ago. That's right, I was verbally abusive to my husband; I talked down to him, and I surely did not respect him. Ladies, LISTEN to me!! I desperately implore you to RESPECT your husband EVEN if you feel like he does not deserve it! After all, 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...]

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...]