- Be considerate of how you speak to those you love.
“A soft answer turneth away wrath: but grievous words stir up anger.”
- Go about your tasks with thankfulness and delight.
“Commit thy works unto the LORD, and thy thoughts shall be established.”
- Encourage little ones to be obedient to your instructions.
“The rod and reproof give wisdom: but a child left to himself bringeth his mother to shame.” Proverbs 29:15
- Be diligent in all matters of the home and strive for orderliness.
“She looketh well to the ways of her household and eateth not the bread of idleness."
- Manage your time wisely; be not a waster of time.
“Slothfulness casteth into a deep sleep; and an idle soul shall suffer hunger.”
- Be not angered by the ways of a child, but take every opportunity to teach him the straight and narrow way.
“Train up a child in the way he should go: and when he is old, he will not depart from it.” Proverbs 22:6
- Put your trust in God, and lean upon His every word.
“Every word of God is pure: he is a shield unto them that put their trust in him.”
- Seek after the wisdom of God.
“Get wisdom, get understanding: forget it not; neither decline from the words of my mouth.” Proverbs 4:5
- Happiness affects the entire home, as does the sadness of the heart.
“A merry heart maketh a cheerful countenance: but by sorrow of the heart the spirit is broken.” Proverbs 15:13
“A merry heart doeth good like a medicine: but a broken spirit drieth the bones.”
- “Whoso findeth a wife findeth a good thing, and obtaineth favour of the LORD.”
“House and riches are the inheritance of fathers: and a prudent wife is from the LORD.” Proverbs 19:14