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Sometimes Love Your Enemy Means Love Your Spouse – Tim Challies

One of the most difficult and most counter-cultural things Jesus calls us to do is to love our enemiesto do unto others as we could have them do to us (Luke 6:31). We are to treat others in the way we would wish to be treated, for the mark of true love is that it... Read more

A Prayer for a Spouse Who Wont Communicate

Dear Lord,We feel defeated. Tired of striving for perfection, in ourselves and our marriages. Marriage is hard, help us remember the gift it can also be. The conflicts and communication problems are overwhelming.  May they be an invitation into a deeper connection, a thriving marriage.It is easy to put others on pedestals, especially our spouses.... Read more

A Prayer of Courage for Greater Honesty with Your Spouse

Do not lie to each other, since you have taken off your old self with its practices and have put on the new self, which is being renewed in knowledge in the image of its Creator. (Colossians 3:9-10)There are those who find it easy to be brutally honest (sometimes too honest) with their spouses, and have... Read more

10 Things to Never Say to Your Spouse under Stress

My husband and I just celebrated our fourteenth anniversary. Compared to many marriages, our union is still a mere teenager.Yet, in our time together, we have sustained times of grief, sickness, job loss, wear and tear of household appliances, buying and selling of houses, and the raising of two kids. I can honestly say, we... Read more

Help! My Spouse Just Told Me They Watch Porn.

You can see in your spouse’s eyes that something is wrong. His eyes shift nervously to different things in the room but never meet yours. She opens her mouth to speak, but no words come out. Whether you are the wife or the husband waiting for your spouse to tell you what’s worrying them, you... Read more

Marriage in Heaven – Will I Still Be Married to My Spouse?

Will my spouse and I still be married in heaven? What if I've been remarried--how will that work in heaven? Although Scripture can be a bit enigmatic about the nature of heaven, Jesus does make one thing clear in the Gospel of Luke: even if we marry on this earth to an earthly spouse, we... Read more

Your Partner Is Not Your Soulmate | RELEVANT Journal

[ad_1] Its 6:30 within the night, and Im prepared to drag my hair out. Chris was presupposed to be dwelling two hours in the past with a purpose to assist shuttle the children to their night actions. As he walks within the door I strive to not roll my eyes as a result... Read more

Tips on how to Talk Successfully with Your Partner

[ad_1] Males and Ladies Talk In another way.Let’s face it; women and men talk in a different way. Some would even say we communicate completely different languages. By no means have I discovered this assertion to be extra correct till marriage.When males talk, they typically speak with the “give them the meat, throw away the... Read more

6 Methods to Use the Enneagram To Develop into a Higher Partner | RELEVANT Journal

[ad_1] Are you struggling in your marriage? I do know from expertise that its all too straightforward to have a look at your relationship throughout a very irritating or turbulent season and really feel fully helpless. Should you assume youve misplaced management, in a manner, youre proper. Your accomplice is inherently flawed, and... Read more