The Best Bible Verses and Quotes for a Discouraged Homemaker

May 21, 2024

Homemaking can be tough, especially early on in the journey. It is truly the job that never ends. I’ve compiled a great list of bible verses and quotes to lift you up when you’re feeling down. Your work may be vital, but so are you.

Bible Verses

While I could make a list that never ends, here are just a few of my favorite verses in times of weariness.

Rejoicing in hope; patient in tribulation; continuing instant in prayer; Romans 12:12 KJV

Strength and honor are her clothing; and she shall rejoice in time to come. She openeth her mouth with wisdom; and in her tongue is the law of kindness. She looketh well to the ways of her household, and eateth not the bread of idleness. Proverbs 31:25-27

Train up a child in the way he should go: and when he is old, he will not depart from it. Proverbs 22:6 KJV

And he said unto me, My grace is sufficient for thee: for my strength is made perfect in weakness. Most gladly therefore will I rather my glory in my infirmities, that the power of Christ may rest upon me. IICorinthians 12:9 KJV

The Lord is my strength and my shield; my heart trusted in him, and I am helped: therefore my heart greatly rejoiceth; and with my song will I praise him. Psalm 28:7

God is our refuge and strength, a very present help in trouble. Therefore will not we fear, though the earth be removed, and though the mountains be carried into the midst of the sea; Psalm 46:1-2 KJV

Humble yourselves therefore under the mighty hand of God, that he may exalt you in due time: Casting all your care upon him; for he careth for you. I Peter 5:6-7

And let us not be weary in well doing: for in due season we shall reap, if we faint not. Galations 6:9

Come unto me, all ye that labour and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest. Take my yoke upon you, and learn of me; for I am meek and lowly in heart: and ye shall find rest unto your souls. For my yoke is easy, and my burden is light. Matthew 11:28-30 KJV


As an avid lover of reading it’s only natural I’ve amassed quite the library of quotes. While I’m not one for your stereotypical motivational quotes, I do think its a useful tool to have at least a handful that resonate with you and help you shift your perspective.

Far away in the sunshine are my highest aspirations. I may not reach them, but I can look up and see their beauty, believe in them, and try to follow where they lead.” Louisa May Alcott

“Be comforted, dear soul! There is always light behind the clouds.” Louisa May Alcott

“A good laugh overcomes more difficulties and dissipates more dark clouds than any other one thing.” Laura Ingalls Wilder

“Time is never wasted when you use it to create a better environment for your family and for others. Home is a place where busyness is proper, called for, and desperately needed. Don’t neglect to busy yourself with your homemaking.” Elizabeth George

“The power of finding beauty in the humblest things makes home happy and life lovely.” Little Women, Louisa May Alcott

“Keeping a home not only requires time, energy, and creativity, but it also calls for skills and experience. I believe homemaking is an art, and to pursue any piece of art demands time and talent.” Dorothy Kelley Patterson

“The ordinary arts we practice every day at home are of more importance to the soul than their simplicity might suggest.” Thomas Moore

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Hi, I'm Gabby! I'm passionate about sharing the art of homemaking, where every season brings new opportunities to curate a cozy home that embraces the essence of each season, making every moment special.