Weekend Round Up for Respect …

eagle court of honor

It’s Saturday night. I’m blogging. Jim’s getting ready to pay taxes. Obviously it’s not date night. But we had an awesome day celebrating with our Eagle Scout and family, and hundreds of other parents as their boys had their Eagle Court of Honor. #Privileged. I feel strongly about men being encouraged to be men. Boy […]

How to Destroy a Man…

“I just hate the world, Mommy…” she said. “What?? Why?” I inquired. “I weigh 20 pounds more than all my friends. A few of them are on diets. I don’t think I’m fat, but I’m not sure. And I keep thinking I should be dieting, too,” she replies. Yikes. “And did you know there’s girls […]

The Secret of Submission…


If you are an intellectual who needs proof that the Bible is a legitimately relevant document today… I’m happy to help you with that. And I’m excited to see your comments and thoughts today. We’re just doing this arm-in-arm, aren’t we? On the journey together? We are told in the Bible to “submit” to our […]

Real Conflict…What Do You Think?


I have the privilege of a number of close relationships where the intimate details of interactions are shared with me, often over coffee. This is one of them. Consent’s been given to share it with you. Discussion’s ensued. I’m sure there will be more. Just so you know, this woman has been actively respecting her […]

He Doesn’t Deserve Respect…


If your marriage is difficult, understand that the enemy wants you to believe you have just TWO CHOICES: 1) Stay and be miserable… or … 2) Divorce… He’s pretty good at what he does. He’ll tell you things like, “Your kids are better off without all the fighting,” which simply is not true (check The […]

When The Respect Dare Doesn’t Work…


A while back, I posted about a woman wrote to me about doing The Respect Dare book. Having completed all the assignments, she found herself stuck on the last one, where she was to talk about what she had learned as a result of completing the dares. When I wrote about her circumstances originally, I […]