Verse 16: “She considereth a field, and buyeth it: with the fruit of her hands she planteth a vineyard.”
She may even shop around for her dream house. She has a glass of Chardonnay at times from her vineyard of various wines.
Verse 17: “She girdeth her loins with strength, and strengtheneth her arms.”
She has strong arms and lifts weights so if another child messes with her babies or another woman messes with her man, they are in trouble.
Verse18: “She perceiveth that her merchandise is good: her candle goeth not out by night.”
She stays up late so she can get things done without interruptions. She wears footie socks, prays no noise will wake up the family, then finally drags her weary self to bed.
Verse 19: “She layeth her hands to the spindle, and her hands hold the distaff.”
She sews on buttons and fixes ripped seams or pays other people to repair clothes.
Verse 20: “She stretcheth out her hand to the poor; yea, she reacheth forth her hands to the needy.”
She gets involved in breast cancer awareness groups and fund-raising for issues she is passionate about. You go, girl!
Verse 21: “She is not afraid of the snow for her household: for all her household are clothed with scarlet.”
She is not afraid of the snow but hates black ice. Sometimes she gets dramatic and acts out like our dear Scarlett O’Hara from Gone with the Wind. Heavens above! If some of you are not familiar with our iconic Scarlett, rent the movie.
Verse 22: “She maketh herself coverings of tapestry; her clothing is silk and purple.”
She loves to dress with style and class. She knows that decent women dress for women and trashy women dress for men. She prefers cleverage (using her mind) over cleavage.
Verse 23: “Her husband is known in the gates, when he sitteth among the elders of the land.”
When she walks through town, everybody knows her and her hubby. Some people think her husband is a pretty cool guy because he married her.
Verse 24: “She maketh fine linen, and selleth it; and delivereth girdles unto the merchant.”
She loves to wear apparel. Her girdle is Spanx because, after having children, she needs some help keeping her fat controlled. Some of her clothes she sells at consignment shops or gives to Goodwill.
Verse 25: “Strength and honour are her clothing; and she shall rejoice in time to come.”
She is strong. She knows how to handle hard times and has a great sense of humor. I am woman. Hear me snore.
Verse 26: “She openeth her mouth with wisdom; and in her tongue is the law of kindness.”
She is wise since she has been there, done that. She has great girlfriends and loves to help other women with their issues. She does not gossip with the church ladies.
Verse 27: “She looketh well to the ways of her household, and eateth not the bread of idleness.”
She tries her best to keep her household organized; she’s busy and stays away from Little Debbie cakes (her favorite).
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