Often women who have taken salaried jobs and titled positions have found themselves enslaved to the priorities of work and career. As a result, many of these women face failures in child-rearing and homemaking and find that the dual responsibilities of career and family may crowd out the time for personal creativity. Dorothy Patterson urges women to reconsider these priorities and not to forget who they are meant to be. An educated professional woman herself, Patterson probes several crucial questions about the high calling of wives and mothers in light of biblical teaching: Is homemaking a job? Is homemaking a challenging career? Is being a mother a worthy service? Is being a wife a fulfilling vocation?