Strength & Dignity: A Proverbs 31 Woman {Part 15}

In part 15 of this series, we look at verse 24.  The verse says: She makes linen garments and sells them, and supplies the merchants with sashes.  Here again we see that the Proverbs 31 wife is using her business skills.  She is helping to provide for her family by making clothes and selling them.  She is putting her skills to good use.

Strength & Dignity: A Proverbs 31 Woman {Part 14}

In part 14 of this series, we look at verse 23.  The verse says: Her husband is respected at the city gate, where he takes his seat among the elders of the land.  In this verse we see that the Proverbs 31 woman’s husband is a man of influence.  He is respected in the city.  He has a wife that allows him to be the leader of their house which also empowers him to be a leader in the community.

Strength & Dignity: A Proverbs 31 Woman {Part 13}

In part 13 of this series, we look at verse 22.  The verse says: She makes coverings for her bed; she is clothed in fine linen and purple.  I like this verse because it shows that the good wife actually does stuff for herself as well.  There are two different things to look at in this verse. 

Old-Fashioned Outdoor Activities for Kids

With spring right around the corner and the spring-like weather already showing up here in South Carolina, we have been getting outside more and more.  Yesterday, as I sat there watching Ellie play in the mud after a rain shower, a smile came to my face.  This is what kids are supposed to do.  They are supposed to play outside, to get dirty, to use their imaginations, to enjoy the simple pleasures of nature, and to get fresh air and sunshine. 

Strength & Dignity: A Proverbs 31 Woman {Part 12}

In part 12 of this series we look at verse 21.  The verse says: She does not worry about her family when it snows, because they all have fine clothes to keep them warm.  The Proverbs 31 wife is prepared for all seasons.  She makes sure her family is well taken care of.  She has everything her family needs for the change in seasons.  She doesn’t have to scramble around at the last minute to make sure she has everything.  

Strength & Dignity: A Proverbs 31 Woman {Part 11}

In part 11 of this series we look at verse 20.  The verse says: She opens her arms to the poor and extends her hands to the needy.  Not only does the Proverbs 31 wife care for her own family, but she also cares for those in need.  She manages her home and finances wisely so that she is more able to give and help those who are not as fortunate. 

Strength & Dignity: A Proverbs 31 Woman {Part 10}

In part 10 of this series we look at verse 19.  The verse says: In her hand she holds the distaff and grasps the spindle with her fingers.  In this verse the good wife is spinning her own thread.  In those days a woman had to make the clothes for her family.  You can bet that she didn’t have to worry about a cluttered closet!