If we live life expecting others to conform to our belief system we will become frustrated and disillusioned, especially if that person is our spouse.
Email. Internet. Video. Texting. Tablets. Smartphones. The list never ends, does it? As technology advances, real human connection becomes harder and harder. If we’re not careful, each new gadget can draw us further away from the family of believers God designed us to be.
If you want to experience a close community with other Christians, you must first escape the trap of superficiality and to develop tight bonds that will feed your soul and mature your spiritual family.
Here’s a principle for life: Relationships are built on trust and trust is built on truth. Tell the truth.
Every time you speak you either build up or tear down. So be careful with your words. Let your speech be the light of Christ.
A marriage is sick if there’s a lack of unity. Allow your partner the freedom to be, and to cultivate the gifts and strengths and abilities God has given him or her.
Marriage is built on trust and trust is built on truth. Being completely honest is difficult and risky, but it’s critical to a strong and healthy relationship.
Love has a language all its own. When love is on display, no words can adequately define or describe it.
Every marriage needs those gush moments, those moments when you affirm your spouse. Acts of kindness and showing affection are vital to a vibrant marriage.
Applying these five principles to your marriage will breathe new life into it. It’s not too late to have a marriage that thrives.
We don’t hear the words, “I love you” enough. And we certainly don’t say it often enough. If you can think of someone who needs to hear this from you, don’t wait.
As important as love is to a marriage, grace is even more so. Grace can transform your marriage and turn your home into a place of security, acceptance, and encouragement.