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Pollock Husbands and Blonde Wives

February 22, 2013 by


  Pollack jokes (referring to Polish people as “Pollacks”) came about amidst the start of World War II. When Germany invaded Poland in 1939, Americans were not very aware of global politics or conflicts, and President Roosevelt had instituted the Neutrality Acts keeping the U.S. out of the conflict for the time being.  When word […]

The Power of a Husband’s Prayer

February 20, 2013 by


A couple of weeks ago I had emailed back and forth a couple of times with a Christian husband named Link. In one of his emails he told me about a time in his marriage where he prayed for 5 specific things for his marriage and how God had answered his prayers. I asked him […]

Swamp Husband

February 15, 2013 by


“Shoot ‘im, Liz! Shoot ‘im!” One of my favorite shows on television is Swamp People on the History Channel. The show is a reality based program that follows the people that hunt alligators in Louisiana during the one month during the year that it is allowed. The practice has taken place for generations and the thrill […]

The Love Letter Your Wife Desires

February 13, 2013 by


Valentine’s Day is tomorrow. It is a holiday that has largely been pushed into an annual event by Hallmark, candy companies, and florists. The problem for a husband is that if he is doing his job he should be trying to show his wife he loves her all year long. The idea of picking a card out […]

A Wife’s Story: From Table Talk to Bedroom

February 12, 2013 by


Over the last couple of weeks the Peacefulwife has run a series of posts on God’s Design For Marriage is Sexy which looks at some of the benefits of following God’s design. You can read Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, and Part 4 here. A wife sent in an email with a story that […]

The List (Part 4): Looking for Answers

February 8, 2013 by


We have been looking at dealing with the “list.” You know those moments when you feel like you are in a disturbed version of Groundhog’s Day, a bad rerun, or a broken record. You are in the middle of a discussion and something from your past gets brought out on the table to create an […]

The List (Part 3): What Can a Husband Do?

February 8, 2013 by


When the show 24 was in its prime I was a huge fan. There was always a huge amount of suspense and action and almost every show would leave you wondering what was going to happen next week. Well, you can imagine the disappointment when the next Monday rolls around and you turn on the […]