There is a saying “that he who has found a wife has found a good thing” but is this always the case? The truth is you will find out for yourself when you get into the marriage. No man wants his home to be dirty even if he himself is dirty. A capable wife must learn to keep the home clean. A medical expert says much sickness is preventable with cleanliness. Many diseases are caused due to lack of physical cleanliness, a capable wife does well to protect her family from sicknesses that are caused by uncleanliness. Though cleanliness may be a challenge in a poor neighborhood but it is never an excuse for a capable wife.maintaining
cleanliness under this condition may be difficult but is worth the effort.A clean tidy home reflects well on the whole family. A Spanish proverb states “There is no conflict between poverty and cleanliness” whether one lives in a mansion, an apartment, a humble home or a shack, cleanliness is a key to a healthier family.
In Africa in the Yoruba culture, when a man gets married, part of his congratulatory message is ” eyin iyawo Oni mo eni” which means your Bride won’t be lazy. No man wants a lazy wife, a wife who can not be a helper be it physically, emotionally, spiritually or financially . A capable wife is hardworking, she manages the household properly. She doesn’t get her husband into debt but rather manages the finances of the home in a praise worthy manner.
A capable wife is a prayer warrior, in case you don’t know men love their wife to be spiritual . As a wife the onus lies on you to pray fervently for your husband and children. You must always seek for divine favor , mercy and protection for your family. A capable wife is not distracted by the mundane things of the world rather she is a prayer fortress. Seeking for God’s protection on the lives of every member of her family.
Finally she knows how to show gratitude to her husband, she commends her husband for his work outside and inside the home.she also praised her children for their efforts at home and at the school. And how far a little gratitude goes! You can read more on this in our previous post The Power Of Thank You In Marriage. What does it cost to say thank you? Very little yet the return in family morale can be great.