Happy International Women’s Day! Whether or not your culture observes this holiday, I wanted to make sure you feel celebrated here! I hope you feel loved and appreciated by your loved ones for the amazing women that you are and for the ways that you strive to love and sacrifice for you family and those around you. Praise God for the special roles that He created just for us as women and wives and mothers to fill, and Praise God for the ways that you are being faithful to fulfill His calling in these roles! Happy Women’s Day to you!
Here are a few classic verses to encourage you about your incredible worth as women:
“An excellent wife who can find? She is far more precious than jewels.” Proverbs 31:10
“Her children rise up and call her blessed; her husband also, and he praises her: ‘Many women have done excellently, but you surpass them all.” Proverbs 31:28-2
“Hear, my son, your father’s instruction, and forsake not your mother’s teaching, for they are a graceful garland for your head and pendants for your neck.” Proverbs 1:7-9
“I praise you, for I am fearfully and wonderfully made. Wonderful are your works; my soul knows it very well.” Psalm 139:14
“Do not let your adorning be external—the braiding of hair and the putting on of gold jewelry, or the clothing you wear— but let your adorning be the hidden person of the heart with the imperishable beauty of a gentle and quiet spirit, which in God’s sight is very precious.” 1 Peter 3:3-4
-Also, here is a link to the history of International Women’s Day worldwide if you are interested. Here in Russia it is just a wonderful day when women of all ages get flowers, gifts, and appreciation from the men in their lives that love them.