It’s time for a quick Marriage Minute.

Last week I simply stated that we need to invest in our marriages. I didn’t talk about why, or how. Truthfully, that will look a little different for each of us anyway. It’s important to spend time trying to figure it out and put that time into our marriage relationship.

Proverbs 12:4 is one of those super-convicting, toe-stomping kinds of bible verses for me. It doesn’t mince words and it makes it plain: an excellent wife is like a crown, and a shameful one is like rottenness in the bones.

A ROTTENNESS IN THE BONES?? Yeouch! That’s the opposite of healthy, that’s like a cancer eating away from the inside. It’s not pretty.

What does that mean for us? For me, Proverbs 12:4 is a reminder that every day (every moment) I have a choice — for better or for worse. I often make bad decisions, but hopefully I make enough good ones to make up for them. I can choose to be a blessing to my husband, a crown, or I can choose to bring him down and be a curse.

It’s my choice. It’s your choice, too!

Choose to be a crown.


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Amber

Hey, y’all! I'm Amber, and I wear many hats: Pastor's wife, marriage advocate, eclectic homeschooler, mother of three, and domestically challenged homemaker--lovin’ life and livin’ deep in the heart of Texas.
I love to write and I hope to use that wisely, to encourage others, and for God’s glory. I seek purpose in the mundane. I want my kids to see God’s fingerprints throughout all of creation, learning, and life. As I teach our children, God is teaching me through this homeschool journey, too. I love Jesus, family, coffee, words, and the color teal.
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