Wednesday, June 16, 2010

Day Twenty Six - 30 Day Husband Challenge

"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!By Nancy Leigh DeMoss

We are almost done with this 30 day challenge! How are you doing so far? I am having some good days and some not so good days
But I am still trying! That is the most important thing! I have been trying to  lose about 10 pounds tone up and have been watching what I eat and even EXERCISING! I know - shocking isn't it! Today I even got up about 15 minutes early to go and ride my bicycle! It was hard going up some of the mountains hills in my neighborhood but I made it! And I am feeling so much better now. When I was leaving hubby got my bike out of the garage for me He is being so sweet lately Thank you God!

Hope you have a great day!

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