Tag Archives: Husband-leader

Needing– and NOT Needing– Him

It’s nine o’clock in the morning and I’ve already been up for over 4 hours. It’s partly the jet lag that just won’t resolve. And it’s partly because I drove him to the airport very early. I’m starting to write … Continue reading

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Diamonds from the Ashes

I’ve not done a great job on taking my own advice of late.  I’ve been in a blah mood, and not so nice to hubby.  I’ve not been practicing my loving thoughts and attitudes.  Yeah, maybe a little bitchy.  Sometimes … Continue reading

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Be the Leader She Needs

We possibly can agree upon the characteristics of good leadership: Authoritative Capable Decisive Logical Planner Ability to motivate Clear statements of intentions Consideration of needs and interests Listening skills Trustworthy (evokes trust) Fair Delegates (i.e., uses the strengths of others … Continue reading

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Marriage: The Need to Be Partners

[A series of posts based on a letter to SJ from 18 months ago] I am a wordy person… whether it’s in writing or speaking.  I struggle with an economy of words. SJ is a man of fewer words.  He … Continue reading

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Lead me with Strong Hands

Did God place this man over me as my protector-leader, and I his partner-helpmeet? Is there ever going to be a dominant husband in my life, or is this just a cruel fiction? There are times in a marriage when … Continue reading

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This Thing We Do

  There is an interesting little phrase/acronym floating around out there in recent years, and it’s been claimed by a very specific community which at best operates on the fringes of what some might consider polite society. I have a … Continue reading

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Seduce Him

  When I wrote “Seduce Her” I promised to take a flip to the other side of the coin. What seduces him? Go onto the internet, or pick up a women’s or men’s magazine, and learn all the myriad ways … Continue reading

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From Bad Comes Good

Praise be to the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of compassion and the God of all comfort, who comforts us in all our troubles, so that we can comfort those in any trouble with the … Continue reading

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The Little Things

    Five years into our marriage I would have told you that it might have been a sad mistake, but there were three little beings involved and we loved them very much.  After ten years I would have had … Continue reading

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Passion

  Back on a very hot day in July, SJ and I got to attend a rally on the National Mall called “Together 2016.”  It was described as a “once in a generation millennial-focused prayer and worship gathering.” They were … Continue reading

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