Live with your wives in an
understanding way . . . and show her honor as a fellow heir of the grace of
—1 Peter 3:7
Choose a way to show honor and respect to your spouse that is
above your normal routine. It may be
holding the door for her. It might be
putting his clothes away for him. It may
be the way you listen and speak in your communication. Show your mate that he or she is highly
esteemed in your eyes.
Today our daughter did not have therapy. It was cancelled by
the therapists themselves, last week already. We got to bed quite late last
night and with me having financial year end, the last month was exhausting. I
was tired, but I hardly have any time for myself. This morning, when the kids
got up, hubby got up with them. He let me sleep in! he got the kids dressed and
he even did their washing! It was great! When I finally got up, I felt well
rested. I had time for prayer and devotion and I read today’s dare. I prayed
The first round of the Love dare taught me a lot. There are
quite a few things that hubby and I did already and doing round one has added
things to this list. I packed some washing away, and made the bed, cleaned the
room. When I came out, the kids were very happy to see me and so was hubby. He
was very loving.
I noticed all the things he had done, and thanked him for
letting me sleep in, taking care of the kids, the washing etc. He smiled and
said I was welcome and he is glad I enjoyed my sleep in. I made us some tea and we sat together for a
while. Later he suggested we take the kids out to play, so we went to our
family restaurant and had supper there, while the kids played. We talked, and
the entire day was loving and Honourable.
When we got home later, while running a bath for the kids, I
told him how spoiled I felt today. Told him it felt like I’m having a mother’s
day! He smiled, and chuckled, said he was working with a plan…
After bath, we watched
Courageous and Flywheel. Two movies I had wanted to see for a long time and we
finally went to the video store to get it. These movies touched us in ways I
don’t need to explain to anyone who has seen it.
Afterward, when we went to
the room, we decided it was time to put the electric blanket on the bed. Hubby
had suggested earlier today that we have a bath together. We used to “groom”
together all the time, but since the kids, we just don’t feel like we have the
opportunities. Well at bed time, hubby said that we were both tired and that
maybe we should just get in bed. I said that I think we owe it to ourselves to
start doing the grooming together again. He was pleased and said only if I’m
sure. We had our bath together and we chatted a while. We laughed about the
“good old days”. When we got to bed, we still had our prayer and devotion time
first. We had a magical day and ended it with an even more magical night.
I thank God for all the
work He has done in our lives. No one else could do this for us but Him! Praise
his Holy Name.
18 But what does it matter? The important thing is
that in every way, whether from false motives or true, Christ is preached. And
because of this I rejoice.
Yes, and I will
continue to rejoice, 19 for I know that through your prayers and God’s
provision of the Spirit of Jesus Christ what has happened to me will turn
out for my deliverance.
Wow! Yayyyyyy! Praise God for your entire amazing day! God is great isn't he?!
It is amazing how much better those magical things are when Christ leads the situation. Pray for that to continue and grow, so that you and your husband can become one under Christ.