Are You Destroying Your Marriage?

“You don’t understand, if I don’t do it, it won’t get done.” “He doesn’t lead at home at all.  He doesn’t even participate.” “Why should I submit or respect? I’m the one doing everything in our family.” My heart aches for those statements, and the women who make them. And unfortunately, I understand, because I […]

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 […]

How to Calm Down an Angry Husband

Your husband says to you, “You never…” or “You always…” or whatever.  Your natural reaction is to be what?  How about ticked? Or hurt. Or worse yet, scared. But yes, probably angry.  Unless you are scared.  Or don’t know what to do.  And that usually results in being a doormat.  Which doesn’t work, either. So […]

Want to Improve Your Relationships?


…with your kids? Or your husband? Or your parents? Here’s some Truth today: 2 Timothy 1:7 For the Spirit God gave us does not make us timid, but rather gives us power, love, and self-discipline. Know someone who could use that Word? Feel free to share it with them. His Word brings life and light […]

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 […]

Got a Critical Guy?


Does your husband seem insensitive? Does he seem overly critical? Know this: Many men are challenged by situations requiring empathy – some tremendously so. Our natural reaction is to become hurt, then angry. Dare you today to be quick to listen, slow to speak, and even slower to become angry (James 1:19). HELP your husband […]