Six Great Tips from Older Women
Some happily married older women shared the following wise words.
May I suggest if you're not already putting these principles into
practice in your home that you start right away and ask the Lord to
help you? It will make a difference in your life! --Tamara
1. "My own behavior, not my husband's is all that I am
responsible for before God."
2. "Anyone can make demands. It takes a strong person to spend
time satisfying another person's needs."
3. "I am a daughter of the King" (See Ephesians 1:4,5)
4. "If I am sullen and grouchy at home, but gracious and friendly
at church, work, and the garden club, there is something wrong in my
life and I need to ask God to show me how to correct it."
5. "I must not allow my good attitude to depend on something or
somebody. It is ridiculous for a born-again woman to allow her
happiness to depend on such erratic things as how a three-year old
behaves today; whether or not a husband is cranky or friendly; or if
there is enough money to pay every bill. My attitude should be
dependent only on a continuing, stable relationship with God, who
loves me and provides for me at all times, night and day, no matter
6. "I cannot excuse my bad nature or habits by telling others,
'That is just the way I am.' There is no place in the Bible that
condones crabbiness, persistent hostility, stubbornness, nasty
tempers, impatience, unkindness, negativeness, quarrelsomeness, or
lack of self-control, no matter how they were acquired or how
deprived my childhood was."
--From _400 Creative Ways to Say I Love You_ by Alice
pamela spurling ~ The Welcome Home