Seizing Your Commute to Serve Your Wife

So often I come home from the office ready to relax instead of serve my wife and family.  I found C.J. Mahaney's thoughts on "seizing your commute" to very helpful:

I saw that my commute could best be utilized as a time of transition, so that I might be prepared to finish the day by loving and serving my family well.  So I made it a practice of pulling the car over a few blocks from home so I could take a couple of minutes to make an effective transition in my soul.  There on the side of the road, I meditated on Epheisans 5 as well as some other passages.  I confessed to God my sinful tendency to be selfish and sought to prepare my heart to serve my wife and children when I arrived home.  (Sex, Romance and the Glory of God, p. 49)