luckily we have grandma + grandpa not too far off, and other grandma comes to town fairly often. Comically when we get a chance we use the time to go out and do something like a nice dinner instead Or shoot pool for a few hours. Friday nite this week was a sushi place and then a thai place for 2nd dessert on the way home...
Its comical, I generally blame it all on women fighting for the right to work they increased the supply of workers, but that didn't suddenly increase demand. So effectively it cut wages in half, forcing women to have to work for families to maintain the same standard of living they had before. What a drag for sure.
This reminds me of SWET=spiritual warfare effectiveness training! Good stuff B!!!
Think training's hard,. try losing!
I think it still has value, as part of doing it is interactive, and writing things. so it will give you something to look back on later
Ok tell the truth, those of you who has seen the movie Fire Proof. Would you stay after the candle light dinner. Talk back to me fellas.
The take home message is that in order to be Godly husbands we are to reflect Christ in our actions and our intentions and our motives.
For the husband is the head of the wife as Christ is the head of the church, his body, of which he is the Savior.
Husbands, love your wives, just as Christ loved the church and gave himself up for her
Hey B, I really want to respond to the questions, but the 1000 word limit puts a real damper on my responses. I had to cut out some of my last responses, (hated that, had some important things to say)Actually I think I may have to respond in sections. I will see how that works.
I imagine I would really enjoy doing this group with you in person. Some guys are pretty superficial when it come to these sort of things. I prefer to "go deep".
If you need to, use as many posts as you wish. It's there for you to use - have at it man!
Yeah, thanks for that, that is what I did. Reading that Looking Back document, I felt like I was reading about me; it was so deja vu. Almost brought me to tears, so many bad memories came to light (had to throw on my warrior face to keep it together). I will say this, this class has really opened my mind and heart to a whole new spectrum of this thing called manhood. Thank you for opening this threat and group.
B, I totally understand that and as a matter fact my wife and I could have played the main role in this movie. What I was wondering is how some of us handled the candle light dinner situation. As far us as Husbands goes, most of the situations that happen in our homes falls and reflects on the Husband. Since we are appointed by God to be the leaders of our home. Now I know that women basically run the house and or anything else they can think of. But in reality managing our house is our responsibility. In a lot of instances we (self included) sit back and let the wife run it just so that we can live in peace. Tell me what you fellas think.
I believe and scripture supports the functional roles of provider, protector and caretaker, nurturer.
By design we were created man and women and in the very nature of our creation there are distinct roles that there is no substitute or surrogate for.
"An excellent wife, who can find? Her worth is far above jewels. The heart of her husband trusts in her and he will have no lack of gain. She does him good and not evil all the days of her life. She looks well to the ways of her household and does not eat the bread of idleness. Her children rise up and bless her; her husband also, and he praises her, saying, “Many daughters have done nobly, but you excel them all.”"
Proverbs 31:10-12, 27-29
In Chapters 19 and 20 the study get deep into these roles in Biblical application.
It's my pleasure.