OK. Day One was not so hard…I managed to get through it without saying any nasty stuff. Now on to Day Two. My guy is not a handyman, not really, but he has a lot of strength. He constantly sacrifices his own convenience for others. He goes out of his way for me and has been really supportive during this time that I’ve been ill – he wouldn’t even let me drive! So anyway, this doesn’t sound all that hard….ah well. I’ll let you know tomorrow.
“…through love serve one another.” Gal. 5:13b
How did you do yesterday with your first day of blessing and encouraging your
husband? Was it easy? Was it hard to hold your tongue when you wanted to say
something negative? We hope you’re off to a good start. (If you blew it, don’t give up –
start again today!) There are so many practical things you can praise, if you look for
Today, find some way that your husband is serving you or your family. Does he help
around the house? Take care of the car? Fix things that are broken? If your budget
allows, give him a new, small tool with a big bow attached. But make sure he doesn’t
think it’s part of a “Honey Do” list!
Maybe your husband’s not a handyman, but does he run errands for you? Let you go
first? Take care of you when you are sick? Help you make decisions? Praise him for his
willingness to serve others. Let him know that you see his unique service as a great