Category Archives: Life as a Wife

The Pressure to be Perfect

Tonight, I spent 3 hours working on a meal for my husband that I hoped would bring a smile to his face and joy to his heart. Unfortunately, the main…

Two Sides of Contentment

It never ceases to amaze me, how God can “recycle” the lessons He teaches us, and 5 years after He taught it, He can bring it back just as effectively,…

“Not in Service”

As the bus flew by, the tiny bulbs across the sign lit up to spell out a message to the world. “I am unavailable.” A wall was thrown up between…

Hinds Feet & Bows of Steel

2 Samuel 22:29-35 Shortly after we got married, I began to feel overwhelmed by the magnitude of responsibilities I had to manage. If I was a “stay-at-home-wife” it might not…

The Ministry-Job-Wife-Life Juggle

Last week was one of those weeks where I began to feel like maybe I was getting the hang of this “wife thing” where you balance job and ministry responsibilities…

The Grocery Fairy & Miracles

As a general rule of thumb I believe it is good sense to learn how to manage with what you have, without expecting special miracles.  There are times and places…

The Great Deception: What a Wife Should Be

  I used to think the things that made a good wife were extremely impressive meals, great decorating, and sparkling houses at all times. That’s probably because that’s precisely what…

Name Brand Weaning: Journey to Generic

I have a built in radar for generic items. I believe I inherited it from my Dad. You can not fool this girl with store brand goods. When I was…

The Magical Moment You Become Wonder Wife

Every girl dreams of that day when her knight in shining armor whisks her away on a black stallion (or white!) and they ride off into the sunset together toward…