A Woman After God’s Own Heart

Charm is deceptive, and beauty does not last; but a woman who fears the Lord will be greatly praised. Reward her for all she has done. Let her deeds publicly declare her praise.

(Proverbs 31:30-31 NLT)

The one woman that I’d like to praise is my mother. I can’t help but think of her when I read the epilogue of the wife of noble character in Proverbs 31. My mother is: godly, wise, loving, forgiving, understanding, hardworking, encouraging, caring, beautiful, faithful, thoughtful, patient, kind, a great friend, and, if I may add, a great cook! I’m so grateful for her. I am where I am today thanks to her prayers, wisdom and sacrifices. She has been a great role model for me and I love her. I believe that the key to becoming the woman exemplified in Proverbs is to fear the Lord. And this kind of woman, the Bible says, is worthy of praise.

A woman who fears the Lord deserves to be praised.

Published by risingwiththeson

Farah obtained her Honours Bachelor of Arts Degree (with a double major in English and Religious Studies) from the University of Toronto, where she also completed her Bachelor of Education (OISE). While she enjoys teaching, writing gives Farah equal pleasure. She began to exercise this passion with the publication of "Rising with the Son," her daily devotional blog. It is designed to help strengthen the faith of her readers in Jesus. Through her writing, it is Farah's wish to inspire others and help them develop a closer relationship with God and His Son, Jesus Christ.

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