Some Conflict Is Inevitable

We have been talking about how God does not call us to avoid conflict at all costs, and that people pleasing is idolatry. It is putting the approval of people above the approval of God. I shared verses about what the Bible has to say about people pleasing. We talked about how it is  ungodly to …

“I Must Avoid Conflict at All Costs. That’s the Godly Thing to Do.”

I would like to address some more concerns a wife shared in response to my post about how we can be vulnerable and direct about our needs. First, and this is critical: Our sharing our feelings does require a delicate balance. BALANCE We can go too far one way or the other and make a …

"Some Things God Has Shown Me about Conflict with My Headstrong Husband"

  I asked a dear sister in Christ to share with us how God has prompted her to handle conflict in her particular marriage dynamic. I am so thankful for her willingness to share! (A reminder – this blog is not written for wives who have truly abusive husbands. If your husband is abusing you, …

A Beautiful, Feminine, Godly Example of How to Handle Conflict

ADMINISTRATIVE NOTE: I will be taking a break from the blog this Wednesday through this coming Sunday while my children are out of school. I’ll miss y’all! But I hope to check back in next week. 🙂 ———————– A wife allowed me to share her comments from “Godly Femininity – Part 1.”  Thank you, my …

Honoring Christ, Our Husbands and Our Marriages in Conflict

My beautiful and precious sisters in Christ, You have every right to ask him for what you would like, what you want and what you desire politely, pleasantly and respectfully (probably just once is plenty –  in most cases) of your husband. Your husband has every right to decide to answer “no” if he thinks …

Resources for Wives with Angry Husbands

Dear sisters, For dealing with an angry husband, I have several resources I would like to share that I hope might be a blessing. Of course, each situation is a bit different. It is tempting to respond to our husband’s anger with anger of our own. But it is much more productive and healthy for …

Six Scenarios Where We May Need to Break Contact with Others

This post is one I have been working on for awhile. I had some questions about this last week, as well. It is one of my least favorite topics ever! But it is important. Breaking contact with people is something I do NOT enjoy doing. Like – I REALLY, REALLY do not like having to …

Our 25th Anniversary Is Today!

May 28, 1994 – our wedding day.   Today Greg and I celebrate 25 years of being Mr. and Mrs. Greg Cassidy! We had dated for almost 6 years from the time I was 15 and Greg was 16. I thought we were SO ready to be a godly husband and wife. In fact, I …

Is Avoiding Arguing Really Possible?

Photo by Timothy Eberly on Unsplash We are continuing our 21 Day Fast from Negative Words and this week the focus will be on arguing. The Lord gives very clear instructions throughout the Bible that those who know, love, and follow Him are not to argue, quarrel, or fight. Oh, and don’t forget to comment on …

My Response to Insults Says a Lot about My Character

Photo by rawpixel on Unsplash Unfortunately, we will all be the targets of insults, at one time or another. Even Jesus faced intense criticism, insults, and terrible persecution. And He was God! He was completely perfect. And yet, so many people hated Him. It hurts deeply to feel misunderstood, wrongly accused, berated, or verbally attacked. …