What You Want … 2014 Reader Survey Results

We have the 2014 Reader Survey Results! And, if you keep reading til the end, you’ll find a free copy of the Small Group Leader Guide for The Respect Dare (Thomas Nelson, 2012) AND an opportunity for YOU! 🙂 In an effort to make sure I’m loving you the way you want to be loved […]

Top 10 Ways to Destroy Your Marriage

Few people probably Google “ways to destroy my marriage,” but we all need to pay attention to some marriage-destroying communication behaviors. Sometimes we learn from knowing what NOT to do. 🙂 Bear in mind, I’m not one given to sarcasm, and this post is literally dripping with it. I hope you aren’t offended, but a […]

I Hurt A Sweet Woman…

Tuesday, I blogged about Dare 26, a reader’s experience with her husband when he was acting angry, and the battle that rages in our hearts toward each other in marriage. The big “A-Ha!” findings from Shaunti Feldhahn’s new book, Highly Happy Marriages, is that couples that are actually happy are doing these things: Paying attention to the “little […]

Tough Questions… Dare you to Consider Them…

Over 20 years ago, standing with my husband in the library, I looked at the books on the shelf. “The Gospel of Mary,” and several other books bared their titles at me. I pondered. “The gospel of Adam.” Why weren’t these in the Bible? I didn’t know what I didn’t know, at the time, and […]

Respect Dare Eleven … Whatever You Pay Attention To Grows…

From today’s dare… As she walked from the workshop to the house, she remembered several weeks ago, when she asked for his help and he completely ignored her, not even answering. Is your marriage in a state where one of you ignores the other? Understand that choosing to not respond to someone when s/he asks […]

Who Should Leave in YOUR Marriage?

This morning I had the privilege of participating in a conference call with a group of women learning to respect their husbands. The ministry that sponsored the call is the Annointed Wives Ministry and they hail from Chicago. They are awesome. You should totally check them out above. During the call, (and OH IT WAS EARLY… […]