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Desperate Housewives (3 of 7)
Series: Home Field Advantage
Pastor Jeff Schreve
1 Peter 3:1-6
Well she came into my office she was a beautiful young mom, wife and we talked and she was just making small talk and then she began to share her problem with me. She told me how she was so frustrated in her marriage. How she felt so neglected by her husband. She felt like everything was more important to him than she was and she felt resentment building up in her heart and she felt loneliness there and she said "You know I went into this marriage thinking I had my soul mate thinking I had my life mate and now we have just become roommates two ships passing in the night." And she said "I don't know what to do but I don't like my marriage right now I don't like where I am with my husband." You know her story speaks for multitudes of wives who are in a marriage that is so dissatisfying who went into marriage wanting a soul mate and now they have a roommate and they don't like it at all. They're really the epitome of a desperate housewife. And whether you as a wife are here today and you work outside the home or you work in the home, hey if you feel those same feelings you qualify as a desperate housewife. One who is married to a husband that you think and you feel that everything more important than you are, his hunting is more important, and his fishing his sports his computer, his that, his whatever. And you just get further and further down the list and no woman likes that and no woman wanted that when she got married and she is desperate to have it change, lots of unhappy wives in our world today.
I heard about one wife and every morning when she would leave the house she would take a 5x7 picture of her husband and put it in her purse. And he noticed that and he said "Honey every time you leave you always take this picture of me and you put it in your purse. Why is that?" She said "Well anytime I encounter a problem a difficulty at work or the store or here or ...
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