Marriage Issues

"Holding hands is, in my opinion, an outward sign of a happy & healthy marriage."

The Importance Of Holding Hands

I once had talked to a gal who wouldn’t show affection to her husband in public. Why? She wanted to be a good role model for young girls. The Bible says that older women should be role models for younger women. Really? Did she really just say that holding hands with her husband in front of young girls was being a bad role model? Her reasoning made me sad. Really it did. It also left me speechless. I only saw them hold hands once. That was it~~ and they were newlyweds! I believe that the small act of holding hands in public can be a big witness. Holding hands with your husband shouldn’t be looked down upon in church, and thankfully I have never been to

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5 Ways To Cultivate Intimacy In Your Marriage!

Intimacy is a vital part of marriage. It is through intimacy that a couple creates connection and a deep bond that far exceeds any other relationship one could have. It is important that we intentionally cultivate intimacy in marriage. There are many different ways a husband and wife can do this. It takes time, energy and effort, but if you are intentional about it, your marriage will benefit and grow. Many people associate the word intimacy with sex. Although sex is an intimate act a husband and wife can enjoy together, there are other ways to cultivate intimacy as well. Sexual intimacy is very important, but so are these other intimate acts. 5 Ways To Cultivate Intimacy In Your Marriage: 1. Pray Together Praying together

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3 Tips on How to Stay Together

With my parents’ 30th anniversary happening this month, it made me wonder, “What did they do to make it through 30 years of marriage?”  Here are 3 Tips On How To Stay Together: Tip: Put God first and at the center of your marriage. Pray together, pray for each other, and pray for yourself. Without God’s help, you will only be as strong as your human wants and decisions. Personal Experience:  My mom has fasted every Wednesday morning since I can remember. At the top of her prayer list is her marriage. There is no doubt in my mind that this is the foundation of their relationship. Tip: Every marriage will have valleys. So, when things get tough, make an effort to not lose your cool in front

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Prayer Of The Day – Reconciling With Your Husband

Dear God, Thank you for marriage. Although it can be a challenge at times, marriage has taught me so much and has influenced who I have become. I lift up wives today, myself included. Please help us to reconcile with our husbands. I pray that no matter what the circumstances are, no matter who is at fault or what the fight is about, I pray that we would initiate reconciliation. You showed us how to do this when you sent your Son to reconcile us to you! I pray that as we strive to be like Jesus, we would reconcile our marriages. I pray that we would unite in peace and guard our relationships with our husbands. May your Holy Spirit help us to be

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Prayer Of The Day – Temptation & Addiction

Dear Heavenly Father, I life up my marriage to you. I desire that my marriage reflect Your love. My husband and I have sins and addictions that try to control us and we pray for freedom from these. May your Holy Spirit dwell with in our hearts and transform us. Help us not to be tempted by these things anymore. Help us to focus our eyes on you Jesus. Please send other couples to encourage us and to keep us accountable. Guard and protect our marriage. In Jesus name Amen!

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Beyond Ordinary By Justin & Trisha Davis – Book Review

The first thing that captured my attention with this book was the title, Beyond Ordinary: When A Good Marriage Just Isn’t Good Enough.  It immediately resonated with me because one thing that my husband and I have prayed for since our wedding is an extraordinary marriage.  However, with all the hardships presented in marriage it can be difficult to believe in extraordinary. I was so excited to read what Justin and Trisha Davis would share about, regarding marriage being beyond ordinary. I must also point out that I love the cover of this book! It brilliantly depicts a marriage story of a “picture-perfect marriage” experiencing brokenness, yet the background reveals restoration. My marriage relates to that, and I am sure many others do as well. In the

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