1) How to blame the world (especially men) for our unhappiness.
Decades of blaming everyone and everything else has resulted in catastrophically unhappy women. Prescriptions for anti-depressants are rampant.
The Bible tells us that God created them male and female and called them good.
The solution to our unhappiness is to seek God and rest in the fact that He made us uniquely different from men. With the help of God we can turn from bitterness and anger and cultivate a grateful and thankful heart for the blessing of being a woman.
2) How to undervalue work unless we are financially compensated for it.
This is why after a long day of laboring hard in our home, we look at our cared-for family and well-ordered home and think that we have “nothing” to show for our work.
God established the institution of the family. The hard work of home “keeping” is noble, God-honoring work that influences the culture and, ultimately, the world. If the Lord of the family values the work done there, we can take great joy in that!
3) How to disregard the incredible impact the birth of our baby will have on us and the world.
This is why so many of us plan to go back to work soon after the birth of our first baby, not realizing that God has uniquely designed us to fall in love with our child. We do not need to apologize that one tiny life has radically changed the way we view the world (including our career).
God says that children are gifts from Him. They are eternal souls. He wants us to eagerly embrace children as gifts straight from a loving Heavenly Father.
Someday, soon, you and I are going to stand before our Creator and He is going to ask us, “What did you do with that beautiful gift of femininity I gave you?”
May our answer be, “We brought glory to Your name Lord!”
“So let us know, let us press on to know the LORD.
His going forth is as certain as the dawn;
And He will come to us like the rain,
Like the spring rain watering the earth.” Hosea 6:3