Over the 11 years of being an Army Wife I have learned many things, but one thing that I have learned is expect the unexpected. Of course, that can be applied to civilian life as well. God has truly showed me that I am not always in control and I have to deal with that. Yes, I have to admit I am a control freak in certain areas. How I deal with the situations is what really matters.
Looking back over the years I cannot count how many times I have had dinner ready and waiting on my hubby to arrive home, but instead I receive a phone call, an hour after he was suppose to be home, saying he would be late. My first reaction is "DUH!" Trust me I have told him that and of course I would be frustrated and tell him it was disrespectful not to call me as soon as he knew he was going to be late. I would get so frustrated with him because I worked so hard to make dinner and to have it done on time and he could not have the decency to call me earlier? Terrible, I know. BUT I am not like that anymore (I had to redeem myself).
My step-dad use to tell me all the time "Better to live on a corner of the roof than share a house with a quarrelsome wife. Proverbs 21:9" After hearing that a
As a Christian woman I try to live the Proverbs 31 life. I know I will never be like "her" but I know that I can pray for help in this area. I want my hubby to know that I am thankful for what he does for our family, and with me
"She brings him good, not harm, all the days of her life." Proverbs 31:12
How about you? What are you bringing to your husband?