I’m so excited to get to share with you about a new resource that will be launching six weeks from today: a podcast about sex, just for Christian wives.
I thank God for so much in my life. As I’ve been juggling so much today (setting up the dining room table, peeling potatoes, coordinating the crockpots, roaster, and oven so our food is all ready at the same time, and refereeing a family political discussion), I have been so grateful for food, for family, and mostly for my husband. He made a last-minute trip to the store for butter and has managed the last bit of cleaning. He comes and hugs me to remind me that I am loved and that even in my ponytail and messed-up apron, he finds me beautiful.
What are you thankful for today?
Several factors influenced my resistance to sex over so many years of our marriage. My sexual and emotional baggage and my responses to relational hurt were at the top of the list.
One more factor played a major role: depression. Read More →
Wishing everyone a happy new year! Be sure to give your sweetie a nice smooch at midnight!
I have several things I’d like to share with you today, all in one post. Read More →
Has your husband ever said he would like you to initiate sex more?
Mine has. It used to be that when he would say that, I would tell him that since he was the one who wanted sex so much, he needed to initiate it. It made absolutely no sense to me that I would initiate something I didn’t even want to do.
The closest I ever came to initiating sex in those days was to say, “I suppose you want to have sex, so let’s get it over with.” Read More →
We’ve just about wrapped up the necessary work on the house we’ve lived in for almost 15 years. I recently mowed our old lawn for what was probably the last time.
I’d waited too long to mow, so the grass was long and it took me a while to get the work done. I had plenty of time to reminisce—and regret. Read More →
So there I was this morning, thinking about how fun it would be to meet some of the women who read The Forgiven Wife. I even thought about trying to have some meet-ups within driving distance of my home.
Then I realized that although it would be a blast for me to meet some readers, it might not do a whole lot in the way of ministry. After all, we ll know it isn’t so easy to talk about sexual intimacy face-to-face with total strangers, right?
As I was pondering the possibility of trying to do some kind of online meet-up, I received a message on my Facebook page:
Do you ever do something like an online chat time with women who have questions?
God’s funny that way, isn’t he?
I’m going to spend some time praying and thinking about whether some kind of live chat options would be a helpful addition to the ministry that happens here.
Meanwhile, I thought I’d ask you all what you think.
I’ve put together a short (only three questions) survey. Ladies only, please.
Click here to take the survey.