One of the most difficult messages to convey to Christian women is that their most special and most important ministry that they will ever have is being a fully engaged and fully committed wife and mother. Here is a tremndous post by Carolyn Mahaney in reflecting on the boxing up of their house of 22 years as they prepare to move. Ladies, Moms, read this and the other posts in this same vein over at GirlTalk and be encouraged in the high calling of wife and mother.
Men, if your wife understands this well, and consistently seeks to live it out, no doubt her discouragements abound from week to week and month to month. Men, read this, print it out and hang it on the refrigerator with the words, “Thank You” and “I Love You” and “You do an awesome and important job, and you do it with excellence!”