Give a Blessing

Right now I am going through The Excellent Wife study and boy, is it good… but tough! One of the things we learned last week is something I really need to work on.  So I am putting this out there for accountability and to maybe help a fellow wife out as well.  ;)

Sometimes our husbands are just grumpy.  I mean they are human after all!  So instead of being grumpy and mean back, we can give them a blessing instead.  Do something nice for our husbands.

I know, I know.  This goes against every single thing our bodies and minds tell us to do.  Why be nice if he is being mean?   Answer me this… when has being mean back ever gotten anything accomplished? Made things worse, right?

Giving our husbands a blessing when they don’t really deserve it is one of the greatest ways we can show them we love them.  And it is very effective in stopping them in their tracks and helping them to reevaluate how they are acting.

So prepare yourselves now for that day when you can reward your husband with a blessing instead of a snappy comeback.  Think of ways you can show you love him now, so later it won’t be so tough.  Like….

  • Cook his favorite meal.
  • Pick up a yummy dessert.
  • Rub his back.
  • Do something he enjoys with him.

Whatever you come up with, make sure to deliver your blessing with love! I mean, we have our crabby days as well.  And we take it out on our husbands more than we should.  Wouldn’t we want him to love us and bless us in those moments rather than get fired up back at us?

Hmmmm…. Something to think about, huh?  I know it sounds really hard.  But usually the best things for us are the hardest to do.  I know… I’m right there with you.  But try it out and let me know how it turns out!

How would you give your husband a blessing?

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4 Responses to Give a Blessing

  1. Jenny says:

    I can’t wait for my hubby to get home from deployment. I will take your notes to heart and give a blessing to my husband. thank you!

    • Carolyn says:

      You’re welcome! Just sharing what I’m learning (the hard way…lol… it’s taken almost four years to get to this point!) And gosh, your hubby and daughter have gorgeous eyes (not hitting on your man, though) :)

  2. LIB says:

    Oh I needed this. I hurt him today with one of my snappy comebacks.
    Thanks for the nudge!
    Blessings!
    LIB
    http://bit.ly/fkxJbz

    • Carolyn says:

      That is soooo me… very quick with the tongue! :) And oh my gosh, I can’t believe you have four boys! I’m going on three girls here and am dreaming of a boy one day. lol.

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