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You Will Never Be the Perfect Coach’s Wife

God equipped you with certain gifts, attributes, and skills to be your husband's wife, to balance him out, to meet his needs. He did not give you these gifts to impress anyone or one-up anyone or show off to anyone, but to serve others well in His name. 
 
And maybe that means dressing up for practice. Or maybe that means just showing up looking like a hot mess so he can see the kids for a few minutes.

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a letter from God to a coach's wife

A Letter From God to a Coach’s Wife

Let’s remember your earliest seasons as a wife.  Remember how you tried to force your solutions when problems arose. Remember the frustration you felt when your perfectly plotted plans came undone. Remember how exhausted you were from trying to control everything.

I whispered to you then, telling you to trust me. I’ve got this. But you did not listen. You were distracted then, too.

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perfectionist, mom, wife, God,

To the Wife Trying to Do It All, You’re In God’s Way

That part about not being enough? It’s true. We’re absolutely not enough. We can’t do it all. God intended it that way. He created us. He purposefully placed gaps, imperfections, in us so that He might come fill them.

We weren’t created to do it all because we weren’t created to get all the glory.  Our imperfections magnify His perfection. Our incompleteness points to his completeness. Our insufficiencies create space for him to work.

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