Category Archives: House and home

Don’t Suffer in Silence

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As Good as Church

Ephesians 5:24 Now as the church submits to Christ, so also wives should submit to their husbands I sometimes say (sorta kinda halfway seriously) that I submit to my husband every bit as much as the church submits to Christ.   … Continue reading

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The Head and the Heart

When it comes to a good marriage, who’s in charge? Ephesians 5:23’s For the husband is the head stirs heated debate. No one is neutral. I believe that God’s best plan is for the husband to the head of the home . … Continue reading

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Know This, It’s More than Sex

When I was a child, the Bible was the good ol’ King James. Genesis 4:1 (KJV) And Adam knew Eve his wife; and she conceived, and bare Cain. I giggled at that word, knew. I figured that was the King’s … Continue reading

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The Best Thing for Your Marriage

  This is a good week to think about marriage. What makes for a good relationship?     Love Courtesy Humor Commitment You’ve probably heard this quote, attributed to John Wooden and a host of others: “The best thing a … Continue reading

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Gratitude Ratings

We complain. A lot. We complain about the weather, our jobs, our homes, the food, our kids, our commute, the people we elected to govern us.   How does all that sound to God? Like we’re evaluating his job performance? … Continue reading

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Glorious Glass

2 Corinthians 4:6 (NIV) For God, who said, “Let light shine out of darkness,” made his light shine in our hearts to give us the light of the knowledge of God’s glory displayed in the face of Christ.   Yep, the … Continue reading

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Cleaning the Prayer Closet

  Lord God, I’ve crowded too much stuff into my prayer closet. Show me what to throw away, what to give away and what to share with you.

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Housecleaning for God

  1 Corinthians 3:16 (NIV) Don’t you know that you yourselves are God’s temple and that God’s Spirit dwells in your midst?   You are a sanctuary for the Spirit. Take a long look at yourself. Is your sanctuary dirty … Continue reading

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God’s Housekeeping

  The Levites were housekeepers of God’s Sanctuary. The Sons of Korah left a record of their Levitical joy in sanctuary-keeping.     Psalm 84:10 (NIV) Better is one day in your courts than a thousand elsewhere; I would rather be … Continue reading

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