A thought life renovation is a lot like a house renovation. Have you ever watched a home renovation or even lived through one? I lived in an old house while I renovated it. One room at a time, I removed and resurfaced old fixtures and features and brought in new materials and elements. I transformed the entire house room by room. The renovation took time and commitment to see its completion but it proved worth it. Right now I am in the midst of renovating a townhouse for my youngest daughter …
Life is unfair. We all know it. We all feel it, even from a very early age. My 2 year old granddaughter shows me that every time her parents tell her no or take something away from her that she wants at that moment. Looking back across my own life I see situations I deem, or at least at the moment as unfair. I know I am not alone
No doubt David was experiencing a stressful situation when he wrote Psalm 69:1-3. Save me, O God! For the waters have come up to my neck. I sink in deep mire, where there is no standing; I have come into deep waters, where the floods overflow me. I am weary with my crying; my throat is dry; my eyes fail while I wait for my God. Psalm 69:1-3
Acts 3 is a story of needs and expectations. It begins Peter and John on their way to the temple because it was the hour of prayer. Take a moment to read the story in Acts 3:1-9.
Praying for our husband maybe our most important role as a Christian wife. We know we need God’s help in our marriages; therefore we know we need to pray for our husbands. Besides, If we don’t pray for our husband, who will? Our husbands have so many things to face in this world.
If we see a person with an attitude of gratitude, their basic approach to life would be thankful. The book of Psalms show us that David had attitude of gratitude, especially towards God. David authored at least 74 of the 150 psalms. 12 of those 74 psalms are identified as songs of praise or thanksgiving. David understood that everything good he had, God had given him.
Husband appreciation is an important part of loving our husbands. Appreciation is such a vital element of a healthy life. Sometimes our tendency is to focus on the bad rather than the good. But the truth is that we benefit when we have a grateful attitude.
What a man really wants in a wife is a confident wife of noble character because she is her husband’s crown. Watch our CounterCulture Women Video, Loving Our Husbands by Encouraging Our Husbands Scroll down to listen to CounterCulture Women Radio show and features.
Encouraging our husbands is a very important part of loving our husbands and is often counter culture. Women are not always known for building their husbands up but that is exactly what a biblical wife is called to do. Titus 2:3-4 tells us to love our husbands. The past two blog posts have been based on loving our husbands by respecting them. Today we take this topic a step further and discuss encouraging our husbands. April Rodgers and I did a CounterCulture Women’s video series based on loving …
I immediately knew Creating A Selfless Marriage was my topic when my mom asked me about writing a blog about CounterCulture Women in regards to marriage. The fact is that our culture’s focus is on “what can I get out of it”. We live in a self-centered culture that expects everyone to only be looking out for you.