How to Pray for Your Man

How to Pray for Your Man

I remember the days when I would pray “God, get ‘im! Prayers,” you know, prayers from a heart of offense and self-pity: “Do you see how he’s treating me? Convict him . . . show him his hard heart . . . make him miserable!” (“Get ‘im” prayers). Today my conversations with the Lord about my husband sound a lot different. If we’re willing to practice empathy, we can pray with greater understanding of our husband’s daily challenges and spiritual needs. If we pray for them in light of the grace we’ve been shown, prayers will take on a less self-centered tone and turn to humble and loving intercession.

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Connecting With the Transcendent God

Connecting With the Transcendent God

Have you grown hard? Cold? Are you unresponsive to God? Last week, I shared with you some thoughts on “honest praying” and I included a quote from my old Puritan devotional. I’ve got another one for you today. I like the fact that the Puritans didn’t hide the fact that they needed their heart to be softened, melding into His heart. “Oh God of the open ear . . . Give me a heart frameable...

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Help Us Share Some Hope?

Help Us Share Some Hope?

Have you seen this video? It tells the story of what God did in our marriage, and we encourage couples to watch it together, and share it with other couples. In case you’ve never watched it, I’m posting it again below:   LeRoy and I have teamed up to write Men Who Love Fierce Women  and in it, we tell the story of how God moved in to transform our marriage. We are reaching out to...

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Help Spread the Word About the Book?

Help Spread the Word About the Book?

Have you lost all hope for joy in your marriage? Do you know someone who needs some encouragement and practical help in their marriage? We are reaching out to couples who are in that painful place, where we were stuck for almost two decades, and sharing what God has taught us. We can’t reach them all, but with your help, we can reach many of them. LeRoy and I were stuck in a destructive...

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Breaking Out of a Destructive Cycle

Breaking Out of a Destructive Cycle

LeRoy and I were caught in a relationship cycle that nearly destroyed our marriage. As we’ve shared our story, we’ve heard from couples, across the globe who say, “You’re telling our story!” We’re praying that God transforms these marriages for His glory! That is why we’ve teamed up to write Men Who Love Fierce Women. We’re praying that this book reaches couples who are in that...

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