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When my husband and I were going through a tough time in our marriage I was looking for inspiration for my marriage or maybe a how to guide on how to make my relationship with my husband better. I was searching for anything that could get my hands on to rebuild our relationship, just to have our relationship the way it once was.
The 5 Books.
The Bible is my go to guide when I’m having trouble with absolutely anything! I turn to the Bible when I’m looking for advice on my relationship with the Lord, my marriage, parenting, finances, and homemaking. Like I said pretty much everything!!
The Good Wife’s Guide helped me to become just as it says a good wife. Now know that I’m not perfect and I fall short of this task often but my goal is to be a good wife a majority of the time. This book has helped in my journey by teaching how to be a supportive wife along with helping me to better manage my home for my family.
The Virtuous Life teaches you each virtue and shows you how to apply each them to your daily life. She helps wives grow closer to the Lord and to their husbands.
Do you want to know what it’s like striving to be a Proverbs 31 wife? Then read My So-Called Life as a Proverbs 31 Wife. This book shows you what its like to be a Proverbs 31 Wife in the twenty-first century.
My So-Called Life as a Submissive Wife takes you through Sara Horn year-long journey on being a helper to her husband. This book shows you how you can be submissive without being a doormat.
The 1 Movie.
Fireproof is a great movie that shows you with faith anything is possible and that the most important relationships in life is one with the Lord and one with your spouse.
When my husband and I went through our trying time I really thought divorce was the answer, I mean isn’t everyone divorcing these days when the relationship goes through trials? Once I started to build my relationship with the Lord I remembered that I said for better or worse and now that worse got here I’m not going to just give up and leave my husband. With these 5 books and this 1 movie I was able to build my relationship with the Lord, build my relationship with my husband, and started to find the joys in homemaking and serving others.
What books and movies have helped to improve your marriage and relationships?