April Motl is a pastor’s wife who loves to laugh, loves her man, loves to talk on the phone entirely too long and most of all, loves her Lord. Collaborating with the efforts of her husband Eric, the two of them share a ministry dedicated to bringing God’s Word into the everyday lives of married couples, men and women. April has been privileged through her own church and ministry outside her local body to share God's Word with women ranging in ages and stages, across denominations, and walks of life. April is a graduate from Southern California Seminary and has written for Just Between Us Magazine, Dayspring's (In)courage, and The Secret Place and also writes regularly for crosswalk.com, iBelieve.com and Women's Ministry Tools. For more information, visit Motl Ministries at: www.MotlMinistries.com
Happiness is something that's been hardwired into our culture to seek out and prize. As Christians, we sometimes repackage that way of thinking into words that fit our Biblical perspectives a little neater. So instead of seeking happiness, we seek joy or contentment. But regardless of what words you use to describe that often elusive state of mind and heart, it's something we all want. In particular, we wish it for our marriage.
In my experience, there's nothing more burdensome than feeling at odds with my other half. And outside of my relationship with Christ, there's nothing more wonderful than feeling a shared joy and peace between us. Marital happiness makes everything better.
In 31 Days to Becoming a Happy Wife, Arlene Pellicane gives us wives some important thoughts about how and where to find that desired happiness. Sometimes, we look for happiness in all the wrong venues and end up spoiling the sweetness the Lord desires to give us. Here's some of Arlene's tips:
If your happiness as a wife could use some adjusting, grab a copy of Arlene's newly released 31 Days to Becoming a Happy Wife! Also, through March 15th you can enter our give-away to get your own free copy!