What Does Your Marriage Say to Your Daughter

What Does Your Marriage Say to Your Daughter

While my girls were growing up, I prayed for their future spouse. I prayed that they would one day be Godly wives committed to home and husband. Then one day I realized…that most of what they will learn about marriage and about being a Godly wife will come from what they have witnessed in me. Gulp.  A sobering thought being that our marriage was certainly less than perfect. What I did, what I said, was adding to the soft clay of their forming little minds. They were right there with me as I was married to their father, an unbelieving spouse. What kind of attitude did they see in me as as I interacted with him – what kind of attitude towards someone who desperately needed Christ were they seeing? Every time I showed disrespect …they were...

How’s a Young Bride to Know These Things?

Mentoring young brides – love it! Even when most of them have been raised in a Godly home you’d think you wouldn’t have “those” issues…you know, those doubts, intimate issues, frustrations, reality-checks, this-really-isn’t-a-fairy-tale-realization moments, but oh, you do!   Which proves that we can’t hear TRUTH enough. Even when were were raised in a home where “virtuous womanhood” was practiced, fleshing-out those lessens within your own marriage isn’t always easy. Your marriage isn’t your parent’s marriage. Your personality differences, perspectives…it all comes into play in the relationship you have with your spouse. But we can influence younger women as they watch us in our...

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