This is going to be the first real test of our marriage. I need to continue to submit to his authority, even though I'm the breadwinner and he is home (at least temporarily). I need to support him as he looks for a new job and soothe his temper and frustration. I'm hoping he will take on a larger share of housework, since he will have more time to do it than I. If he doesn't have a new job in a week or two, we need to revamp our budget to work on one income for the time being.
For I know the plans I have for you," declares the LORD, "plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future. Then you will call upon me and come and pray to me, and I will listen to you. You will seek me and find me when you seek me with all your heart.Funny, that used to be my favorite verse, but I haven't thought of it in a long time. I remembered it yesterday, while thinking about our ongoing search for housing... which pales in comparison, now.