A Good Read - 31 Days to Becoming a Happy Wife
April Motl is a pastor’s wife who loves to laugh, loves her man, loves to talk on the phone entirely too long and most of all, loves her Lord. Collaborating with the joint efforts of her husband Eric, the two of them share a ministry dedicated to bringing God’s Word into the everyday lives of married couples, men and women. April writes and teaches for women. When she’s not tapping away at the computer writing, or trying to catch up with the laundry and dishes, she is busy serving as a pastor’s wife. April has been privileged through her own church and ministry outside her local body to share God's Word with women ranging in ages and stages, across denominations, and walks of life. Her passion is to bring God's liberating truth to His Beloved. She teaches God's Word with real life illustrations, humor and practical application. April is a graduate from Southern California Seminary (MRS) and has written for Just Between Us Magazine, Dayspring's (In)courage, and The Secret Place and also writes regularly for crosswalk.com. For more information, visit Motl Ministries at: www.MotlMinistries.com
- 2014 Jan 27
My friend Arlene Pellicane has written another great marriage book! This one is titled: 31 Days to Becoming a Happy Wife. It's full of Biblical encouragement to help us wives reset our focus in our marriage, learn contentment in Christ over our circumstances, and how to trim out the unhealthy things that breed unhappiness in our hearts. I'm about half way through with my copy and I've loved every bit of it!
Arlene breaks down five points to safeguard our wife-joy based on the acrostic "Happy." A happy wife is:
Hopeful--believe that a happy marriage is within your reach
Adaptable--learn to be open to change
Positive--choose to be more optimistic
Purposeful--discover a new vision for your role as a wife
Yielded--experience joy as you submit to God's plan
She also has all these great Biblical insights packaged in a one-month devotional--so it's easy to practice one application everyday for a month.
I'll be keeping you posted with more info as I read and in February we'll be hosting a give-away for this great book! Make sure you don't miss the give-away by signing-up or following us via email, facebook, twitter or on pinterest.
For more information about Arlene Pellicane, or her other great resources, visit her website at www.ArlenePellicane.com.