When making a list of what to look for in the woman you want to spend the rest of your life with, an important quality to consider might be how well does she keep and manage her home?
In our society, women who aren’t employed outside of the home and who are strictly homemakers are sometimes devalued, and the role of taking care of the home is downplayed. However, Titus 2:5 (KJV) lists one of the qualifications of mature women as being “keepers at home.” In other words, they k now how to manage and keep up their homes and families.
As you’re looking for a potential spouse, you might want to find out if she keeps her home organized and maintained. Is it a place that is peaceful, relaxing, cheerful, and attractive? Or is it cluttered, unclean, and uninviting? These things may not be important to some men, but if they are to you and you’re looking for a wife who’s a good homemaker, then these are some practical, common sense things you might want to think about.
The Take Away:
Is having a well-run, well-cared for, attractive, peaceful home important to you? What type of home atmosphere do you desire to have? Would you rather marry someone whose desire is to strictly be a stay-at-home mom and homemaker, versus someone who is career-minded? These are questions that would be