Mothering and homemaking are hard work, so….work hard!
The loudest voices either tell us that our work at home is not of value or that if we succeed at any of it, we’re just Type A perfectionists. Put away feminist thought AND work hard to serve your family. Learning something new and accomplishing your goals are smart weapons in battling discouragement.
Love and serve your family without apology.
Philippians 2:4 Look not every man on his own things, but every man also on the things of others.
Keep learning! Keep going forward! Keep your hand to the plow! Yes, you can learn to respect your husband, keep house, garden, raise children, butcher chickens 🙂 etc……
Philippians 3:14 I press toward the mark for the prize of the high calling of God in Christ Jesus.
Proverbs 20:4 The sluggard will not plow by reason of the cold; therefore shall he beg in harvest, and have nothing.
Luke 9:62 And Jesus said unto him, No man, having put his hand to the plough, and looking back, is fit for the kingdom of God.
1 Corinthians 9:10 Or saith he it altogether for our sakes? For our sakes, no doubt, this is written: that he that ploweth should plow in hope…
“Contemporary feminism is grounded on Gilman’s belief that a distorted nature characterizes those women who prefer homemaking and child-rearing to marching through those open gates into the workplace.”
Can the Traditional Family Survive Feminism?