Kari Boyer lives with her family in Mifflinburg, Pennsylvania.
As a devout Christian woman and dedicated mother, Kari understands what it means to sacrifice oneself for the greater good. She has given up so much to ensure that her family has the best life they can possibly have – but she’s not the only one sacrificing to make sure things in the family are working.
Boyer is married to a man who has proven to her countless times that he is committed to the health and happiness of the family unit. In a Facebook post that Boyer recently made, she shared a photo of her husband cuddled up on the ground with their thirteen-year-old daughter. She caught her husband during a tender moment when he proved that he puts his family above all else, except for his love for God. Boyer thought it would be useful to tell other wedding hopefuls that their happily-ever-after was theirs for the taking so long as they waited for God to connect them to the right person.
“Young ladies,” Boyer began her viral social media post, which has since received more than one hundred thousand interactions from people across the globe.
“When the season of life comes, and you’re starting to pray for a spouse to spend your life with… pray for the kind of man that will lay next to your future 13-year-old, on the bathroom floor, praying over her because she can’t keep a drop of water down. Pray for a man that will carry her down the stairs to the car and spend all night in the hospital by her side. Pray for a spouse that will consistently put you and your children first, above himself — but NOT above the Lord.”
The photo revealed how Boyer’s husband was comforting their thirteen-year-old daughter during her moment of need. The teen was sick and in a lot of pain, so Boyer’s husband got down on the ground with her to give her a hug and to assure her that everything was going to be all right.
The Christian wife instructed, “Pray for a spouse that will wake up at 6:30 am on Sunday and get his family around and lead them to the House of God.
Because, if he can wake up at 4:30 am on Saturday to hunt… he can wake up at 6:30 on Sunday to lead his family to salvation.”
But that wasn’t all. She wanted to leave her readers with a sense of inspiration – that they, too, could have a dutiful spouse who was dedicated to love, marriage and family. In the final paragraph of her viral social media post, she added the following message for all to read – that patience is a virtue.
“Just wait. And while you wait, pray that the Lord would not only prepare your future spouse but that He would prepare you to be the kind of wife He is leading you to be. Wait for the one God has for you. Don’t give pieces of yourself away to every man that crosses your path and shows you a little affection.”
What do you think about this wife’s heartwarming words?