Trusting God with My Marriage And WW Linkup

Guest post by blogger – Robi Smith of Hopefulwifetoday.com It was three and a half years ago that I discovered my husband was addicted to pornography. I had been looking through his phone when I stumbled upon deleted still screens of images from porn websites. It came to me as a total shock. My husband […]

When Your Spouse Stonewalls You And WW Linkup

Creating a confessional culture is not for the faint of heart, especially if you are trying to do so in a deeply wounded and dysfunctional marriage. As a marriage life-coach and counselor, I’d say that the majority of folks I deal with are in a relationship where one partner is doing most of the humbling […]

Battling to Spiritually Lead? Sloppy Joe Time Video

Sometimes the “best laid plans” of wives and husband’s go awry! Especially when wives, like me, try to encourage their husbands to lead spiritually. In this video, I share about how I struggle with this in my own marriage and describe how my over-zealousness, eh-hem, “pride” really hurt my husband and children. Maybe you can […]

Good Marriages Require This One Thing! And Linkup!

It’s easy for me to sit here and give you tools and insights on how to communicate better with your spouse or have healthier expectations in marriage, but not really lay a solid foundation for you at all! There was this one thing that I did years ago and, continually do even now, that has […]

Have a ‘sticky’ marriage? And Linkup!

There are two aspects of marriage that I believe “glue us” to our spouses. When one or both are absent or lacking, you can expect that your marriage and feelings of love will suffer as well. What is that special combo? Any guesses?   Married Sex and a Spiritual Foundation   1. Married Sex* – […]

But what do you ‘feel’ about it? and Linkup!

As a life-coach and especially as a woman who’s always loved to explore the intricacies of feelings, I ask that question {in my title} a lot. That’s because most people tend to answer with what they think about a subject or proceed to tell me what they’ve done with that situation and slip right past the […]

Review of “Your Legacy” and Link Up!

Today I am happy to share another book giveaway, Your Legacy by Dr. James Dobson, to one randomly chosen winner* who comments on this post by midnight on Thursday, Sept. 18th. Dr. Dobson has always been such a treasure to families and this book adds another gem to his stockpile filled to the brim with […]

3 Truths that Anchored My Soul in Early Marriage

  Today we are privileged to have a guest post from Ngina who blogs over at Intentional Today while I take some vacation time. {Thank you, Ngina!} Whenever I visit Ngina’s site, I always feel like I resonate with so much of what she has to say and what she has been through in her […]

Do You Have Emotionally Healthy Spirituality?

Recently I was at a conference and had the privilege of meeting author Peter Scazzero while attending the class he led on Emotionally Healthy Discipleship. I’d read his Emotionally Healthy Spirituality book years ago and gleaned so much wisdom and practical/spiritual insight from it, so I was really excited to hear more from him. (By […]

Finding Calm Before & After the "Storm"

  For the most part, I am an anxious person. And nothing makes me more stressed and anxious than a conflict. It’s nothing for me to face an important confrontation with my mouth dry as cotton and my voice quivering with fear as I stammer out my disjointed thoughts. The greater the intensity of the […]