What Gratitude Does For You

What Gratitude Does For You

Today is Thanksgiving Day in the United States. Many are gathering to celebrate with family, food, — and football. It’s right that we should take time to give God thanks for the good things we enjoy. Gratitude does not ignore problems, but it does change your perspective. Even scientific research shows that gratitude is good for you.

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How Gratitude Transforms Your Marriage

How Gratitude Transforms Your Marriage

Thanksgiving comes this week in the United States. Many research studies show how choosing to be grateful can improve mental and physical wellbeing, and it’s certainly a vital spiritual practice. But we don’t often consider the ways in which gratitude transforms your marriage.

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Did I Marry the Wrong Person?

Did I Marry the Wrong Person?

It’s important to choose your spouse wisely. But you’re already married! When your relationship goes sideways it’s easy to feel as though things would be wonderful if you were just married to Mr. or Ms. Right instead of the uncaring, miserable, blockhead of a person that is your spouse. You ask, Did I marry the wrong person?

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4 Ways to Change the Dance in Your Marriage

4 Ways to Change the Dance in Your Marriage

A relationship is like a dance. You and your spouse have fallen into some ways of relating that seem “normal.” Whether you like them or not, you know the steps of this dance. But if this dance isn’t working to bring you closer to each other and closer to God, it’s time to change the dance in your marriage.

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When You Don’t Feel Like Loving Your Spouse

When You Don’t Feel Like Loving Your Spouse

Loving is easy when it feels good. That’s why they call it “falling in love.” In our 21st century western culture there would be very few marriages if the emotions weren’t overwhelming. But emotions come like waves; they rise – and then they fall. What do you do then? What do you do when you don’t feel like loving your spouse?

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