In the first episode to create a rainbow in your marriage we talked about going on a date then we talked about serving, now I want to share the third secret.
In the last episode, I talked about going on a date to bring rainbows back into your marriage. This week I want to talk to you about secret number two to bring a rainbow back into your marriage.
SECRET NUMBER TWO: Volunteer together.
SO, I’M DIVORCED: NOW WHAT?
Last week I started talking about life after divorce. One key component to keeping your life on track after a divorce is to continue disciplining your children. If you haven’t read episode one, please do so. I discussed why this is so important for the parent and the child both.
Today I will talk about the second key to keeping your life on track after divorce:
NUMBER TWO: Don’t rush into another marriage.
SO, I’M DIVORCED: NOW WHAT?
“Death is a final stage of life, something we all must face. But many people go through another kind of death well before the coffin. It’s called divorce.” ~Kevin McDonald
No one gets married with the intent of getting divorced. But it happens frequently. I’d like to discuss three powerful ideas that will help keep your life together after divorce. In episode one, I will share the first idea…
I was interviewing an old man who was dying.
His marriage survived the fiercest of battles. When they were young, his wife had gone through a long stretch of crazy behavior including affairs, mental break downs and fits of rage. Continue reading “An old man answers my question about marriage”
When a wife prays over her husband there are three amazing outcomes.
1st John 5:15
15 And if we know that he hears us—whatever we ask—we know that we have what we asked of him.
God answers your prayers, lift your husband up to the Lord.
It’s ok to pray WITH him but I want to encourage you to pray OVER him.
1: CREATES SPIRITUAL INTIMACY
If you were to quiz any married man and asked him to rate how he feels when his wife prays ‘over’ him, he would say “It is a 10 out of 10 or even higher.” Why?
Why would a man feel so touched by the notion? Continue reading “What happens when you pray over your husband”
While there are many things that cause strain and conflict in marriage, often times one of the biggest offenders goes unnoticed. The Bible is certainly clear that children are a blessing from the Lord. That fact is undeniable. However, the constant strain a young infant can have on his parents from the day in and day out night wakes and feedings, hours of rocking and soothing and holding can drive a wedge between a husband and wife, emotionally and physically.
Over the last few weeks, I have been discussing the topic of mending a broken heart. The Bible gives us a roadmap to healing from many different types of brokenness. The first step is to humble yourself. When we humble ourselves, we are free to truly worship the Lord. It is then that we give full control over to Him and we trust that He is in control, regardless of the pain. The second step is to seek HIM through reading the Bible, meeting with other believers, and fasting. Continue reading “Mending a Broken Heart Episode 3 of 3”