Marriage

LOVE: When the Servant is Superior to the King and Queen

June 14, 2018

We must sow the Seed of Service to meet the need to give and to receive. We sow the seed of Service when we actively seek tangible ways to meet each other’s needs. Service is love beyond words. Giving leads to receiving. Anticipate your spouse’s needs, and meet them before he or she even asks.…

Forgive and Forget

June 8, 2018

We must sow the Seed of Redemption to meet the need to be loved unconditionally. We sow the seed of Redemption or agape love when we seek reconciliation and when we love each other in spite of the ugly things that we see during the course of marriage. When your partner is miserable, move towards…

Expect the Unexpected…and the Expected

June 7, 2018

We must sow the Seed of Expectation and Excitement to meet the need for hope and joy. We sow the seed of Expectation when we make and keep life-giving promises to each other. Expectation creates excitement. Sow eros (sexual excitement) abundantly. Sow joy and laughter: the couple that laughs together stays together. Keep your spouse…

Same Difference

June 5, 2018

God rejoices in His uniqueness: within the Trinity, the Father, Son, and Spirit enjoy each other’s distinctive personalities. To love like above, we must do the same. Differences should be a point of celebration, not a reason for separation. In short, just because you and your spouse are so different, that does no mean you…

Welcome to Hotel Happiness

May 30, 2018

We must sow the Seed of Value to meet the need for mutual respect. We sow that seed when we learn to honor each other in everything we say or do. Turn your house into a guest house. Become the host or hostess towards your spouse and family. You will be forced to put on…

Own The Moment

May 25, 2018

We must sow the Seed of Ownership to meet the need for confidence and security. We sow the seed of Ownership when we start seeing each other as “One Flesh.” We sow the seed of Ownership when we take initiative in, and possession of, each other’s dreams and desires as if they were our own.…

Listening

May 24, 2018

The next seed we must sow is the Seed of Listening to meet the need to be known and understood. We sow the seed of Listening when we learn to give full attention to each other’s words and feelings, when we listen to learn and to truly understand.

Just in Case You Forgot…

May 23, 2018

These are the 7 seeds that meet our most basic needs in marriage: They are the FAITH of LOVERS. Faith Listening Ownership Value Expectation Redemption Service

The Bible Dictionary

May 18, 2018

It is a good thing to continuously work hard at maintaining your marriage. But even then, before the work, there must be faith. Hard work is okay, but Faith in the transformational power of love must come first. In the Bible dictionary, faith comes before hard work. Know this: God’s Love never fails.

Are Your Glasses Broken? No Problem. Use God's Glasses…They're Free!

May 17, 2018

You will be tempted to see yourself, your spouse, and your marriage through the eyes of failure and hopelessness; but if the past is your prism, it’s also your prison. Instead, constantly reaffirm God’s perspective. Put your faith in his support and perspective again and again. Keep seeing yourself, your spouse, and your marriage as…