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Using Your Martha to Be a Mary for Your Husband

Husbands oftentimes get sorely neglected by their wives, and not through anyone’s fault. Life happens, demands need to be met, and husbands are overlooked by us, only to get the ugly that’s left over after kids, homes, and jobs. What if there was a way to keep up with all those other things you have to do, and somehow use them to bless your husband? How to Use Your Martha to Be a Mary for Your Husband

There is.

Look at what you do as a wife, make up an entire list, even those things that cause you to get completely angry at your husband because you feel he should do them, but doesn’t. Now, go through that list, line by line, looking at each and every item. Every single thing on that list can be used to bless your husband, even if it is as simple as your doing it with a joyful heart.

“Rejoice always…”1  Thessalonians 5:16

Yea, I know scrubbing the toilet with a joyful heart is a bit of a stretch. Joyful doesn’t mean you suddenly love doing it, it means doing it without grumbling. Doing it because you know, even if it goes completely unnoticed by your husband, that it is done and the home he lives in is that little bit cleaner.

As wives it is our “duty” to go out of our ways for our husbands, to love on them and seek to bless them in their lives. We all know of the Proverbs 31 wife, and all of us know how desperately short of that we fall. Some of the things for which she is heralded are well out of our {modern} reach, but we can still take their meaning and seek to be a blessing to our husbands.

This week’s challenge: What is one thing you can do around the home or for your husband that will bless him?