Blog Post: Wives and Goals

The wise woman builds her house, but with her own hands the foolish one tears hers down. Proverbs 14:1

Everywhere you turn you can find article after article on how to build your financial future. The financial experts educated on the importance of an emergency fund, retirement fund and the new index funds available. After all the financial advice has been computed on the spread sheet, your told to write out short-term goals and long-term goals, for healthy financial future.

There are companies that expect goal setting in their company structure. The employees are to write out their short-term and long- term goals. While the executives of course are concluding your goals are to line up with their expected goal set.

What happens when these goals fail? What is the repercussion for the financial portfolio that does not meet the goal. What happens when the company feels your goals do not measure up?

It all comes to a rickety-point when the goals don’t measure up.

Through all this uncertainty I found a golden goal and that is being a praying wife. I have been a homemaker for many years I am not able to say it was a goal of mine, but the Lord felt this was the best place for me. However, this opportunity gives me the extra time in between my ministry blog and raising two girls to be the help-mate I was called to be.

My goal is to schedule faithful prayer times on behalf of my husband, not just for when he is going through a crises or a challenge. But to put a real investment in my marriage. Through this “faithful prayer time investment” I take my short-term goals and long-term goals before the Lord. Even during the times hail might be falling or rainbows are glistening my prayers are to strength my husband as a man of God and as a husband and father.

My Prayer Goals: Reflects the intimate relationship I have with my husband. Like a reflection of Christ and the church. Christ knows his church better than anyone else. I know when my husband is stressed,and I know there are times the weight he carries is heavy as he navigates through the everyday grind of life. Knowing there is an everyday prayer warrior praying like a rear guard, is a house builder not a foolish tear down! Proverbs 14:1

My Prayer Goals: Prayer builds intimacy in a marriage it took some years to understand this one. One flesh is a superpower in a marriage the enemy loves disunity that is what he is hell-bent on destroying.

and the two shall become one flesh; so that they are no longer two, but [are united as]one flesh. Mark 10:8

My Prayer Goals: Sends a message to my husband that he is priority in my life, not an after thought. When we are going through the day-to-day grind of what sometimes feel like a rat-race, prayer must be consistent.

Wives, submit yourselves unto your own husbands, as unto the Lord. Ephesians 5:22-33

My Prayer Goals:The goal is break my strong-holds to soften my heart and adjust my view of my husband. Humble humility can change your perceptive in a good way. It helps put questions of what he is not doing back in the black box it deserves to be in, and to see him for the man of God he is daily becoming.

My Golden Goal : To build him up! Woman of God our husbands will face attack, doubts, temptations, fears, and challenges. But know you have the privilege of praying for all what comes his way and commit to it.

Build him: Pray for a hedge of protection around him.

Build him: Pray he walks away from temptations path.

Build him: Pray to follow Christ with all his heart.

Build him: Pray his wisdom in Christ expands.

Build him: Pray that he is a prayer warrior a lethal arsenal for Christ kingdom.

Build him: Pray his pains and brokenness is healed by Jehovah Rapha.

Build him: Pray when he is in the fiery furnace of life he comes out unharmed!

Build him: Pray the peace of Christ in his heart and it keeps him peacefully minded.

Build Him: Pray the Lord gives him wise instruction and direction in his work life, health and family.

The prayer of a righteous person is powerful and effective. James 5:16

May you come to the knowledge that your husband is a golden goal. It took much time for me to know this. Now new sister in Christ I have giving you insight to build your husband, there is no greater reverence for him. Prayer is the change agent!

Older women similarly are to be reverent in their behavior, not malicious gossips nor addicted to much wine, teaching what is right and good, 4so that they may encourage the young women to tenderly love their husbands and their children, 5to be sensible, pure, makers of a home [where God is honored], good-natured, being subject to their own husbands, so that the word of God will not be dishonored. Titus 2:3-5

Golden Goal Be Blessed