Elyse Fitzpatrick writing on the topic of submission says "submission is harder than you think." She discusses Romans 10 and how the Pharisees had serious difficulty submitting to the righteousness that comes from God, rather than their own form of righteousness -- a human temptation for us all, I suppose. Especially moi.
Here's an excerpt: "Let’s pray today that the Lord may grant us all, women and men, the grace to submit ourselves to his righteousness and stop seeking to establish our own . . . no matter what form that might take." Read the whole thing.