Wednesday, August 12, 2009

Beatitudes for a Housewife

Someone just shared this with me. I read it on Domestically Inclined & just had to share it with you...

Beatitudes for a Housewife

Author unknown- Taken from the Yankee Kitchen Cookbook, 1969

Blessed is she whose daily ta
sks are a labor of love; for her willing hand and happy heart translate duty into privilege, and her labor becomes a service to God and all mankind.

Blessed is she who opens the door to welcome both stranger and well-loved friend; for gracious hospitality is a test of brotherly love.

Blessed is she who mends stockings and toys and broken hearts, for her understanding is a balm to humanity.

Blessed is she who children love, for the love of a child is more to be valued than fortune or fame.

Blessed is she who sings at her work; for music lightens the heaviest load and brightens the dullest chore.

Blessed is she who dusts away doubt and fear and sweeps out the cobwebs of confusion; for her faith will triumph over all adversity.

Blessed is she who serves laughter and smiles with every meal; for her buoyancy of spirit is an aid to mental and physical digestion.

Blessed is she who preserves the sanctity of the Christian home; for hers is a sacred trust that crowns her with dignity.


American Housewife Marjorie McWeeney Cleaning House and Watching Her Children

American Housewife Marjorie McWeeney Cleaning House and Watching Her Children
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3 comments:

  1. Oh... I LOVE your blog, dear friend!!
    Yes... these beatitudes for a housewife
    are great!! :>)

    With Much Love~ Jen

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  2. Great stuff - I'm going to post this on my blog for women too!

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  3. Thanks very much, ladies :)

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