Honestly, a good woman is hard to find. An old maxim so old yet still true today. Anyway, for those searching – don’t lose hope, there are some wonderful ladies affiliated with ‘Relationships Do Matter’ online (FB group) but I digress. Anyway gentlemen, here are valuable tips guaranteed to be useful in your soul mate search.
Why search or bother looking?
Simply, because he who finds a good spouse, finds a good life— and even more: the favor of God!
(Proverbs 18:22 MSG)
Key Attributes of a good wife-
Her husband can trust her,
and she will greatly enrich his life.
She brings him good, not harm,
all the days of her life.
She finds wool and flax and busily spins it.
She is like a merchant’s ship,
bringing her food from afar.
#4: Early Riser
She gets up before dawn to prepare breakfast for her household and plan the day’s work for her servant girls.
#5: Investment/Financial Savvy
She goes to inspect a field and buys it; with her earnings she plants a vineyard.
She is energetic and strong,
a hard worker.
She makes sure her dealings are profitable; her lamp burns late into the night.
Her hands are busy spinning thread, her fingers twisting fiber.
She extends a helping hand to the poor and opens her arms to the needy.
#8: Fearless and Aware (Pro-Active)
She has no fear of winter for her household, for everyone has warm clothes. She makes her own bedspreads.
She dresses in fine linen and purple gowns.
Her husband is well known at the city gates, where he sits with the other civic leaders.
#11: Opportunistic (Business Acumen)
She makes belted linen garments
and sashes to sell to the merchants.
#12: Strong, Confident & Funny
She is clothed with strength and dignity, and she laughs without fear of the future.
When she speaks, her words are wise, and she gives instructions with kindness.
She carefully watches everything in her household and suffers nothing from laziness.
Her children stand and bless her.
Her husband praises her: “There are many virtuous and capable women in the world, but you surpass them all!”