Glad you are here.
Please give me a minute while I
take my head out of the sand!
Man, how long have I been stuck in there?
As I have visited blogs,
I have thought some...who shall
were a bit "over the top"
in their desires to tell
others how to serve and honor
I thought it was
a given that when I got married
my husband deserved my respect and
a reasonable effort at pleasing him.
I have areas where I struggle here...
I may share them someday, but that is
not the point of this post.
Over the last couple of days I have been
amazed at the number of acquaintances I
have spoken with who really are not
honoring their husbands or giving them the
respect that they deserve.
I don't believe the people who inspired this
read my blog so I am not targeting
anyone directly, I promise!!!
I cannot believe that I am typing this post!
My heart is just aching for the relationships that
A welcoming attitude - Be glad to see him!
Knowing those little things that are
important to him and doing them
Praying for him.
Taking time out with him, alone.
Sharing your heart with him.
Letting him know you love him.
Teaching your children to honor him.
Recognizing his work as a provider.
Listening to him intentionally.
These simple steps can go so far to improve your
life and your marriage. I am probably speaking
to the choir. Most of the people who read my
blog have been saying these same things on theirs
for a while now...I have seen it modeled my whole life by
my Mom, who is a great role model and one of my
I know not everyone is so blessed as to have the
example from your upbringing.
If you are not making a purposeful effort to
honor and respect your husband, I challenge you
to start today. The rewards are great!
It is so easy to fall into a pattern of
just living together and passing through
the challenges of parenting, making a living,
dealing with losses, being involved in a
Your relationship just kind of gets
Guilty ~ On some counts.
However, I have never knowingly lost the
honor and respect for my husband that I
am hearing about
and observing over the
It is not that hard!
With trepidation and a humbled heart I am
going to push the publish post button now.
Have a great day!