I Thought You were Perfect
Radio Hostess: Lysa TerKeurst
Contributing Writer: Lysa TerKeurst

I walked into church with such a heavy heart. I’d gotten into a disagreement with my husband just before leaving home, and in an angry, regrettable moment, stormed off. Hi I’m Lysa TerKeurst with Proverbs 31 Ministries. I found myself sitting alone, thinking I don’t belong here. I looked around the church and mistakenly thought, Everyone else has it so together. But then a friend sat beside me and in a huff confessed she’d had an argument with her husband, too. Wow. The reality is no one’s life is perfect. When I walk around thinking everyone else’s life is better than mine, it paralyzes me and makes me feel like a failure. Sure there are things I need to work on, like patience with my husband. But instead of letting that define me as a bad wife in a bad marriage, I see it as a call to action. And then real improvement can happen. For more encouragement, visit Proverbs 31 Ministries and click on Everyday Life at Proverbs31.org.

Related Resources
Who Holds The Key To Your Heart?, by Lysa TerKeurst

A Heart of Contentment, Free Online Daily Devotion, May 7, 2007, by Susanne Scheppman

Lysa’s Blog


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