A woman once fretted over the usefulness of her life. She feared she was wasting
her potential being a devoted wife and mother. She wondered if the time and
energy she invested in her husband and children would make a difference.
At times she got discouraged because so much of what she did seemed to go
unnoticed and unappreciated. "Is it worth it?" she often wondered. "Is there
something better that I could be doing with my time?"
It was during one of these moments of questioning that she heard the still small
voice of her heavenly Father speak to her heart.
"You are a wife and mother because that is what I have called you to be. Much of
what you do is hidden from the public eye. But I notice. Most of what you give
is done without remuneration. But I am your reward.
Your husband cannot be the man I have called him to be without your support.
Your influence upon him is greater than you think and more powerful than you
will ever know. I bless him through your service and honor him through your
Your children are precious to Me. Even more precious than they are to you. I
have entrusted them to your care to raise them for Me. What you invest in them
is an offering to Me.
You may never be in the public spotlight. But your obedience shines as a bright
light before Me. Continue on. Remember that you are My servant. Do all to please