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The Character of your Husband

Wednesday, January 24th, 2007

Recently I made a comment on a rather controversial subject. A friend of my husband stated “I believe you since I know the character of your husband.”

That statement shook me. What a great responsibility had been placed upon me. I am blessed to be the wife of a man of high integrity, a man with great character. I have been given much and “unto whomsoever much is given, of him shall be much required.”
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On Submission, Part I

Friday, December 22nd, 2006

When my husband became a believer everything changed. Not the very next day, but very rapidly we both grew closer to the Lord and each other. I was encouraged to grow in my own relationship with the Lord by seeing Brandon’s commitment. I had accepted Christ as a child, but had no (human) guidance and never grew.

I began my study searching verses to strengthen my marriage. After our miscarriage and my sorrow, which grew as time increased, we had some difficulties in our marriage. Brandon was harsh and I was weepy and instigating. I sought out passages to teach me my role as a woman and a wife. (more…)

Hats

Tuesday, November 28th, 2006

Several years ago, when Brandon and I were attending a small southern Baptist church in our area, I attended a women’s night out. I remember we had an activity in which we were to pair up and describe all the different “hats” we must wear as women. (The CCM song by that title by Amy Grant was stuck in my head for weeks.) As I turned to the woman next to me I explained I didn’t really believe I wore different hats. She stated that of course I did, all women did, we had a mother hat, a wife hat, a career hat and so on. She simply wished she could take off all these hats and just be herself for once. (more…)