Wednesday, March 07, 2007

a few suggestions...compliments of Girl Talk

10 Ways to Do Good to Others” (Galatians 6:10).

-Show up at a friend’s workplace with her favorite drink and a magazine.
-Invite a family over for a dessert and game night.
-Arrange a “welcome home” party at the airport for a traveling friend.
-Pray for a verse to encourage a friend and put it in a note.
-Put together a get-well basket for a sick friend.
-Mail a coffee-shop gift certificate to a friend to initiate time of fellowship.
-Babysit for a mom with young kids.
-Coordinate friends to pray—one per day—for someone going through a trial.

-Prepare a tea for neighbors or coworkers and invite friends from church.
-Call a friend out of the blue to tell her why you’re grateful for her friendship.

flkr photo credit: mommybygod

10 Ways to Do Your Husband Good (Proverbs 31:12)

-Write him a love note and place it in his sock drawer.
-Take an entire evening to enjoy his favorite hobby with him.
-Show up at work with a special drink or take him to lunch.
-Encourage him for demonstrating a specific godly trait—in front of friends.
-Arrange a datenight at his favorite restaurant.
-Pray for him today and tell him you are doing so.
-Surprise him with his favorite dessert after dinner.
-Greet him in an extra-special way when he comes home from work.
-Lead the children in a time of honoring him.
-Ask him: “What is one way I can be a better wife?” Then do it!
flikr photo credit:toixiccherrygirl's


melandaaron said...

Thanks for these tips, it is always nice to have little things you can do for your spouse! I love the furniture that you picked out, how exciting to be taking steps towards making your home! Please tell Racheal congrats on the new addition! We have some exciting news also!

Kristin said...

I think it's time for a new update!