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June 23, 2017

“Rejoice to the extent that you share in the sufferings of Christ.” (1 Pt 4:13) Jesus’ Sacred Heart loves the world enough to suffer for it. Unite your sufferings to those of Christ today.


June 22, 2017

First thing in the morning, start the day by giving your spouse a hug. Physical touch is important for building intimacy – plus, it gives you a positive mentality.


June 21, 2017

Remember that your marriage is a covenant that involves God, husband, and wife. Take time each day to pray for God’s help in loving your spouse. Give thanks daily for the gift of your family!


June 20, 2017

Choose a virtue to practice today. Don’t tell anybody what it is but consider charity, joy, peace, patience, kindness, or generosity.


June 19, 2017

(Reader’s Tip) If you do something wrong, don’t say, “I’m sorry,” which doesn’t need a response. Say, “Will you forgive me?” The other spouse has to say “yes” or “no.” If “no,” you need to talk.


June 18, 2017

“The one who feeds on me will have life because of me.” (Jn 6:57) Today on Corpus Christi, give thanks together for the Bread of Life Jesus offers us at every Mass. It is truly food for the journey. Pray for all fathers today, especially your own.


June 17, 2017

Every once in a while surprise your spouse with a gesture of kindness, such as a cup of coffee or help with the dishes.


June 16, 2017

(Reader’s Tip) The most important thing for a long and happy marriage is to be friends with your spouse. You need to have a friend who always has your back, no matter what comes up.


June 15, 2017

(Reader’s Tip) I look at my husband’s body language and can tell whether he’s tense or feeling “beat up” after a long day at work. I usually give him a neck and head massage. How can you be responsive to the needs of your spouse today?


June 14, 2017

(Reader’s Tip) Spend time every day thinking of reasons you love your spouse. You’ll never struggle to remember why you married him or her.


June 13, 2017

(Reader’s Tip) Choose your battles. Every little thing isn’t worth an argument.


June 12, 2017

“Marriage, then, is to be a school for nurturing gratitude…and for openness to the gifts of God that are proper to marriage.” (Marriage: Life and Love in the Divine Plan) How do you show gratitude for gifts in your marriage?


June 11, 2017

“Encourage one another, agree with one another, live in peace, and the God of love and peace will be with you.” (2 Cor 13:11) How can you work to bring about peace in your interactions with your family today? A kind word, a moment of patience, a listening ear – all of these can bring […]


June 10, 2017

It’s wedding season! Are you sending a card to a new bride and groom? Include your favorite tip for a happy marriage—it can be serious, humorous or thought-provoking.


June 8, 2017

Do you tend to talk more than listen? Today, make the effort to listen to your spouse as much as you talk to them.


June 7, 2017

(Reader’s Tip) Praise your spouse for something today, even if it’s something small.


June 6, 2017

Scripture tells us to “humbly regard others as more important than yourselves” (Phil 2:3). What act of humility can you practice in your marriage today?


June 5, 2017

At times, we all need our space to refresh and recharge. Do you and your spouse have a place where you can each go for some alone time?


June 4, 2017

“There are different kinds of spiritual gifts but the same Spirit.” (Acts 2:4) What are the different gifts that you and your spouse have been given? Affirm the gifts of your spouse today.


June 3, 2017

(Reader’s Tip) We serve each other when we least feel like it. It is the small sacrifices like running to the store to get a treat for your spouse when you’d rather stay home.


June 2, 2017

“Grandparents enrich the life of their families. They should be cherished, not merely tolerated.” (Follow the Way of Love) What have you learned about marriage from an older family member?


June 1, 2017

Parenting can feel all-consuming, especially if you have young children. Periodically take time to visit a friend, renew a hobby and, especially, reconnect with your spouse. You will feel refreshed and more responsive to your children.


May 31, 2017

“Mary set out and traveled to the hill country in haste.” (Lk 1:39) Mary lost no time in going to her cousin Elizabeth. Do you “travel” to meet your beloved’s needs “in haste”? Taking Mary as your model, try responding without hesitation today to requests from your spouse.


May 30, 2017

Make time alone for a “speed” date (any small amount of time you have alone). Walking from the car to the storefront could be a “speed date”. Hold hands. Laugh together.


May 29, 2017

Memorial Day is a time for picnics and parades. But why? It is only because others have given their lives for us that we get a holiday. Have you or any of your relatives served in the armed services? For whom and for what cause would you give your life?


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