In our modern culture most people would not get married without “feeling it” with your spouse. The emotional sense of connection, the physical attraction, the fireworks in your brain – it’s intoxicating.
Yes, it’s a woman thing too. Porn, that is. Along with all kinds of sexual struggles.
Sex and sexuality cut very close to the core of our being. And recovery is possible!
I’m privileged to be one of the speakers at the SHE Virtual Recovery Summit coming up in just a few weeks. I’ll be talking about the way sexuality touches on the core of our being, and what it means to find healing at the integration of body, mind, and soul.
Things are not as we want them to be. They are not as God wants them to be. For the past several months the world has been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic, and it shows no signs of going away quickly. The stress builds up. Living well through long-term trauma is something most of us have not had to do in the past.
If you’re married and reading this, it’s likely you want greater intimacy with your spouse. And for many people that becomes frustrating. The closeness you anticipated and perhaps experienced when your relationship started seems to have waned. How can you get it back? If that’s you, here’s why an invitation is the better door to intimacy.
Death is not the end. That’s the message of the gospel, the good news. The paradigm of death followed by resurrection was true of Jesus’ life on earth. And it’s true for our experience as well – both in the here-and-now, and in the eternal sense. Even while we are still on earth, we can experience the life of Jesus.