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

May 31, 2012 by


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 […]

Listening to your Wife From Within the Kitchen Symphony

May 30, 2012 by


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 […]

Handling Conflict with Your Wife

May 24, 2012 by


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 […]

6 Ways Husbands Screw Up Intimacy In Marriage

May 21, 2012 by


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 […]

Industrial Grade Roundup

May 5, 2012 by


“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 […]

The Spare Button

May 4, 2012 by


A while back, I got a new dress shirt. I took all of the tags off, retrieved that cardboard thing that they put in the collar, and tried to remove all of the pins that had been placed in the shirt from every angle. I unbuttoned the shirt and tried it on. As I started […]

Father Leads Best

May 3, 2012 by


D There is a war going on today and the target is our families. Not a little war with little damage, but a BIG war with major casualties. There probably is no one that is reading this that does not have someone within their extended families that has not had a marriage torn apart. What […]