Billy and I are going to a marriage small group on Sunday nights.
I am hosting a young married women's small group on Wednesday nights.
Needless to say, I've been getting my learn on!
The biggest thing that I have been learning is being intentional. Whether it is in my marriage, my walk with God, my relationship with my friends, I often am a participant but not necessarily "meaning it" specifically.
How do I go from being an unintentional wife and friend to an intentional one?
Ask myself questions. Measure my decisions.
Am I doing things to serve my husband? Am I praying for him specifically... for his job, for his ministry? Am I paying attention to what makes him feel loved and then doing them?
Am I meeting with friends and girls just to get to know them on a deeper level? Is it important to me to love them as Christ loves them? Do people trust me not just because of my character, but because of my consistency?
Am I taking time to seek God on a daily basis? Am I bringing my burdens and questions before Him, or am I checking things off of my list? Am I journaling what He is teaching me? Do I surround myself with people that hold me accountable?
What kind of questions do you ask yourself?
I know that this is more serious. But I wouldn't be real with you, my friends, if I couldn't say that God has been putting this on my heart, and it means so much to share it with you!