She is cherished as a companion, adored by reason of her loveliness; but when the heavy shadows fall, she seems altogether an angel. (pg. 89)After detailing Finney's fear that God was finished using him to do great things, the author recounts Lydia's inspiration word to her husband, "My dear, your best is yet to come" and says,
It may be that here is the high reason for the companionship which he established at Eden; wives and mothers seem to listen best when men in anguish can no longer hear. (pg. 94)My wife has had some Lydia moments in my life where she has spoken the supportive or inspiration word that I need to here, Thank you Jesus for the companionship of a great wife.