As a writer, I'm a woman of many words; yet, I'm always trying to pull new ones out of thin air. I want just the right word to convey the emotions of the main character, or to catch the attention of the reader. As a wife, I need to be a woman of few words.
Nagging gets me nowhere. In the words of the highly esteemed Barney Fife, "Zip it!" Do I want my better half to do me a favor, or carry out a promise he's made? Patience is a virtue; nagging is a character flaw.
Will my life-mate characterize me as a nagging spouse? "A nagging wife is like water going drip-drip-drip (Proverbs 19:13b TEV)." A contentious wife can silence the dripping of a leaky faucet and droning of nagging. I get the point!
With God all things are possible! Published articles in Mature Living Magazine, Secret Place, Daily Devotionals for the Deaf, Light from the Word Daily Devotional. Available now in book store: FORGET-ME-NOT DAILY DEVOTIONAL http:/ebooks.faithwriters.com/ebook-details.php?id=520