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10 posts tagged with "husband"

Wives, Encourage Your Husbands

Wives, Encourage Your Husbands
Sometimes, I go through my days and I forget to take the time to encourage my husband. And the truth is he needs me to cheer him on in this life. Lately, I’ve been sensing that I need to be a little more intentional in this area. Read More

Our Husbands' Work-Life Balance

Our Husbands' Work-Life Balance
We have experienced stretches when my husband did not have good “work-life” balance. I was able to be supportive most days because I knew his heart was to have better balance and to keep his family as his top priority after God. Read More

"I didn't realize I was nagging..."

"I didn't realize I was nagging..."
When I taught a Bible study one of the girls shared “I didn’t realize I was nagging my husband”. And I think that’s true for a lot of us... we lack awareness that we are nagging. I didn’t come into my marriage as a nag but if I’m not careful I can start to go down that path.
So what is nagging?
-when someone is quick to complain and quick to find fault.
-when someone is quick to voice their opinions or quick to be argumentative.
-when someone continuously makes repeated requests in order Read More

Fighting for Your Marriage

Fighting for Your Marriage
In the difficult stretches of marriage, it's important for me to remember that my husband is not the enemy but we have an Enemy. Here are a few “marriage helps” I have tucked away.
We are not in a challenging stretch right now but I’m really working on the second part of #5 (connection cues).
1. There will be seasons when your feelings of love dry up. Do the acts of love despite your feelings. (Timothy Keller) Ask God to help you do one act of kindness today.
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Husband: My #1 Human Priority

Husband: My #1 Human Priority
On a scale from 1-10 how are you doing with keeping your husband as your #1 human priority?

I know that I personally have to check myself often because I can get busy with my children and my commitments.

Some practical ways to keep him as our #1 human priority include Read More

God, Help My Husband Fulfill His Purpose

God, Help My Husband Fulfill His Purpose
Maybe your husband is stressed, unsettled or unfulfilled with his work? I get it. We have had those seasons. During those stressful seasons, I had to pray a little extra over myself so that I could remain supportive and understanding.

If your husband is unsettled or unfulfilled, I want to encourage you to keep praying for a job where your husband is fulfilled. Read More

A Godly Wife

A Godly Wife
"She does him good, and not harm, all the days of her life." Proverbs 31:12"

Countless women have taken the Called to be a Keeper and shared how it strengthened their marriages and homes. Hear from a few... Read More

My #1 Human Priority

My #1 Human Priority
I learned this truth as a young wife in the Called to be a Keeper Study by Lori Merrill. But if I am not careful, I can let my children and my commitments slide into that number one spot. It's not intentional. It happens subtly.
In the study, I learned some ways to keep him as my #1 priority... Read More

God, Help Me Be a Cheerleader for My Husband

God, Help Me Be a Cheerleader for My Husband
Lord, give me the desire to be all these things for my husband because I know it is part of Your plans for my marriage!
Strengthen me to do my part to reflect Christ in my marriage, realizing this can only happen as I spend time in Your Word and in prayer with You. Read More

8 Prayers for Men and Boys

8 Prayers for Men and Boys
This photo was taken 8 years ago before we moved from Oklahoma to the desert. And now the boys are 18, 15, 13, and 11.
I am recognizing that my husband and my boys are "doing life" in a world that can sometimes be harsh & quick to judge. And I am sensing that I need to cover them in prayer often.
Here are 8 prayers for our men & boys: Read More
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