Welcome to The Respect Dare Blog

Maybe you've participated in Daughters of Sarah or a small group for The Respect Dare and are looking for a place to keep growing.

It's a journey - a marathon, not a sprint. We're not doormats, nor are we steamrollers, but rather becoming women of strength and dignity. We are real women, making real mistakes, pursuing a real relationship with a very real God.

I am so glad you are here!

Love to you,


“Giving” Him Sex…

I had a number of really interesting conversations with people online about the suggestions from yesterday for women who are having a hard time getting help around the house from the people they live with.  We talked specifically about kids and husbands. What was of particular interest to me was the topic of sex as […]

STOP Doing it All…


I felt his hand on my hip and stirred awake. Glancing at the clock, I sighed. 5:33am. Too early. No wonder I hurt everywhere. Joints stiff and sore, I shifted for a more comfortable position.  Remnants of drowsiness rapidly escaped as the pain shot through my body.  Not off to a good start, this day. […]

A Small Request…

We’re back in studio today to finish the taping for Daughters of Sarah Part 1 – the first seven weeks of the video program. Will you please pray that all goes well? We’re thankful for your prayers. This is a big month for us, obviously, with the last work being completed. And don’t forget that […]

YOU are Invited…

what works in marriage workshop

My pulse quickened and my breath caught when I hit “post” on Facebook this morning. I put up the announcement below: And while I wish we had childcare, we don’t – the money just isn’t there for that this time. And while I wish we could serve you lunch and coffee, we can’t. Same situation. But the […]