Some helpful hints for a husband who wants to see his spouse experience
God's best are posted in Daddy's Home, by Greg Johnson and Mike
Yorkey.A husband can:
- Back off (give her some space).
- Be patient (don't rush things).
- Love her as you love
your own body (that's going to take some work).
- Affirm her role in the
family (whether she stays home or works outside the home, she's got
the most important job in the world).
- Pray for her as you've
never prayed before (because God hears our prayers).
- Lower your expectations
(you're not going to see fireworks every night).
- Do the little things
(without expecting anything in return).
- Show her she's the most
cherished woman on earth (she'll probably faint the first time you
- Above all, persevere
(you're in this for the long haul).
A wise husband builds his mate's self-esteem, realizing that the
subtle words and actions of a sinful world constantly assault her sense
of self-worth. He remains sensitive to her needs and is always ready to
offer his support.
Encourage your wife verbally and demonstratively. Words of cheer and
praise are high octane fuel that boost your wife's emotional fuel
June 18, 1993.