Marriage Posts Archive

This is a collection of 1-minute devotions that  offer biblical advice healthy, Christian marriages.

These articles contain thoughts, ideas, and advice about Christian marriage. I know I don't have all of the answers, because I'm a sinner and an imperfect wife, but I've been married to the same man for 50 years and we're still best friends. I hope sharing my mistakes and successes in the area of marriage will be helpful.

Marriage Archives
2-5 minute reads.


Mutual Submission is Impossible

I’m a strong-willed woman. Having been married for over 50 years, I'm in a position to judge biblical submission. That's why I'm speaking out.

Gail's Insights from 50 Years of Marriage

This is a collection of 1-minute devotions that  offer biblical advice healthy, Christian marriages.
Love Your Husband’s Family by Juli Slattery

Just for fun, let's debate this issue that used to be a major sign of a "good wife." And let's apply some biblical perspective to it.
Is the concept of "women's Intuition" biblical? Actually the question is bigger than that. This short devotion explains.
God design for marriage sometimes causes confusion and frustration, but it still can't be beat!!
The Mother-in-Law Series
I hope this 6 part series on Mother-in-laws will give you wisdom to be one of the few daughters-in-law who is mature enough to embrace the challenges.
Few women realize how much they can bless their marriages by honoring their husband's mother. This devotion offers inspiration and encouragement to do that. 
This short devotion offers ways to deal with a mother-in-law who opposes your Christian faith. Scriptures and ideas that can help.

How do we deal biblically with an interfering mother-in-law? this post offers biblical advice from a woman who has been there.

Did you know that King David's lifestyle indirectly teaches us truths about our attitude toward our Mother-in-law?

This short Christian devotion gives a good perspective for dealing Biblically with in-laws who seem disinterested in your family.

The book of Ruth has some wonderful truths and also some excellent lessons for daughters-in-law. This devotion explains.

These are 6 things I did wrong that made my relationship with my mother-in-law less than perfect. But God gave me wisdom that has helped tremendously. If you're willing to see things from your mother-in-law's perspective, it can help you too!

Denying Submission
The "Boundaries" teachings denies portions of Scripture to support their un-biblical view of submission. Sometimes it's good to examine the wrong view in order to see the wisdom in the right view.

My Best Friend
This is Gail and Michael's "anniversary album." It may not be that interesting to most people.


  1. I really appreciated the mother in law series! I am struggling! #6 really helped me out. They all did. The one on ruth was great too. I read that and had often wondered what I would do if the tables were turned.

    1. It is always a blessing to hear that someone is helped by something I've written. Thanks for taking the time to share this with me.