Welcome back to Marriage Monday! I hope you had a chance to watch the wedding video that I posted last week. It captured some of the super sweet moments from Joe and Abby's wedding day!
Several people have commented to me that they could see the love and adoration that Joe and Abby have for each other by the looks on their faces as they looked at one other. You can see it in the video and in the pictures, such as the one I posted here.
That got me thinking -- what do people see on our faces as wives when we look at our husbands?? Do they see our love and admiration for our husbands?? Or do our faces tell a different story??
Think about it -- What do you see when you look at your husband??
Do you zoom in on his faults, weaknesses and shortcomings? Do you focus on the things about him that irritate you?
Or do you choose a different angle where you can focus on his strengths, abilities, and good qualities? Do you choose to zoom out and look for those characteristics that drew you to him when you first fell in love?
Just as each photographer snapped this shot from a slightly different angle, choosing the optimum lighting to get the desired results, so we also have a choice what picture of our husbands we will frame and carry around in our minds. The Scriptures put it this way:
"Finally, brethren, whatever things are true, whatever things are noble, whatever things are just, whatever things are pure, whatever things are lovely, whatever things are of good report, if there is any virtue and if there is anything praiseworthy—meditate on these things." ~Philippians 4:8, NKJV
Ready for a challenge?? Let's commit together to look for the good in our husbands, to focus on the praiseworthy, to notice his virtues, and to let our faces reflect our love and admiration for our amazing husbands!
Your Turn to Share:
Have you ever taken notice of how women look at their husbands in public? Take time to observe the faces of women as they look at their husbands and see what you learn. Also, I'd love for you to share how you've learned to focus on your husband's good qualities and what difference it has made in your marriage. Please share by leaving a comment here or over on my Facebook page, so we might all be encouraged and built up as wives!
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