May 31, 2011

My husband, John Bryson, wrote this list several months ago.  This has been an encouragement to me and, I truly hope you enjoy it.  You can check out more of his amazing thoughts on his blog:  JOHN WILEY BRYSON.


1.  A loving-helper sees herself as the key teammate on her husband’s team.
2.  A loving-helper is a student of her husband.
3.  A loving-helper admires her husband.
4.  A loving-helper supports her husband in his work and calling.
5.  A loving-helper supports her husband behind his back, in public, and with her friends and family.
6.  A loving-helper supports her husband through the seasons of life.
7.  A loving-helper provides companionship to her husband by sharing his interests.
8.  A loving-helper dreams with her husband.
9.  A loving-helper adapts her expectations to her understanding of her husband.
10.  A loving-helper encourages her husband to take time to re-fuel.
11.  A loving-helper assumes the best of her husband’s efforts and intentions.
12.  A loving-helper expresses appreciation for her husband regularly.
13.  A loving-helper enjoys her husband.
14.  A loving-helper interacts with her husband as a wife, not as a mother or a daughter
15.  A loving-helper is responsive physically to her husband.
16.  A loving-helper pursues her husband sexually.
17.  A loving-helper keeps her primary focus on the home and works hard to manage her house and household.
18.  A loving-helper loves and disciplines her children in cooperation with her husband.
19.  A loving-helper works toward creating the atmosphere they desire for their home.
20.  A loving-helper manages her household to live within their means.
21.  A loving-helper recognizes her husband as the spiritual leader of their home and looks for how God wants to use him in her life.
22.  A loving-helper listens to her husband’s counsel.
23.  A loving-helper focuses on growing her own character rather than changing her husband’s character.
24.  A loving-helper depends on God for her value, worth, significance and identity.
25.  A loving-helper prays for her husband frequently.

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