Tuesday, May 6, 2008

Husband Encouragement Challenge-Day 26


Day Twenty-six: "And Jesus increased in wisdom and stature, and in favor with God and men." Luke 2:52
If you have faithfully encouraged your husband, you will no doubt have seen some changes in his life . . . and your own life, as well. Encouragement is a wonderful habit that we hope you will continue for the rest of your life.
The important thing is to keep growing in Christ and obeying the Word of God as you respond to your husband. As you consider today how to bless your husband and not tear him down, think of ways that you can encourage balance in your home.
Jesus led a balanced life. He grew mentally, physically, spiritually, and socially. As you see your husband branching out in these areas, is there a pattern of growth? Is your husband striving for balance in his life? If so, let him know you have noticed, and ask how you can further encourage that balance.
If your husband is out of balance—focusing on one area to the exclusion of the others—consider whether there are things you can do to help restore or create balance in his life. Can you encourage times for sports or exercise? Keep the children quiet for a study time? Invite friends over for dinner? Stimulate his mind?
Be sure you are working toward balance in your own life, as well. Be an example! : I am thankful that my husband does strive for balance in his life, and our home. I will always seek to encourage him, in as many ways as I possibly can.

3 comments:

luvmy4sons said...

Being able to encourage but not nag...That is the balance! LOL! It takes wisdom and grace.

Fotobuch said...

Yes encouragement is such a human quality which all can't do or all can't get. I am lucky person like your Hubby that my wife always encourage me whatever i do.

Lisa said...

Another beautiful post! Thank you!