The Wife’s Influence on the Home

“In the last analysis, home happiness depends on the wife. Her spirit gives the home its atmosphere. Her hands fashion its beauty. Her heart makes its love. And the end is so worthy, so noble, so divine, that no woman who has been called to be a wife, and has listened to the call, should consider any price too great to pay, to be the light, the joy, the blessing, the inspiration of a home.”
J.R.R. Miller
Dear ladies,
Does it seem a heavy burden that Reverend Miller puts upon wives? I’ve read several things that he has written. Some paint such an ideal picture of a wife, I wonder if perhaps some of his quotes might be discouraging to wives. I think his intention was to encourage women in their high calling—to show what can be and maybe ought to be. There is truth in his writings, but they can make a woman feel burdened down with perfectionism. Read more….
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Every True Wife

“Every true wife makes her husband’s interests her own. While he lives for her, carrying her image in his heart and toiling for her all the days, she thinks only of what will do him good. When burdens press upon him she tries to lighten them by sympathy, by cheer, by the inspiration of love. She enters with zest and enthusiasm into all his plans. She is never a weight to drag him down, she is his strength in his heart to help him ever to do nobler and better things.”

 ~ Homemaking ~

J.R. Miller

 

“She does him good and not evil all the days of her life.”

Proverbs 31

Something to Think About…One Liners

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Just a few one liner quotes to think about…. 

“Rules without relationship lead to rebellion.”

~ Josh McDowell

“May you live all the days of your life.”

~Jonathan Swift

“Whoever is happy will make others happy, too.”

~Anne Frank

“You never get a second chance to make a first impression.”

~Will Rogers

“I know not why but home is dearest.”

~Cicero 106-43 B.C.

“One of the advantages of being disorderly is that one is always making exciting discoveries.”

~a. a. Milne,

Author of Winnie the Pooh

“Farming looks mighty easy when your plow is a pencil, and you’re a thousand miles from a corn field.”

~Dwight Eisenhower

“Wear the old coat,

buy the new book.”

~Erasmus

“And the LORD, He is it that doth go before thee; He will be with thee, He will not fail thee neither forsake thee:  fear not, neither be dismayed.”  Deuteronomy 31:8

Have a blessed day filled with the love of Jesus and faith and hope in God the Father.

Laura

Happy at Home