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Have you ever made a list of your material needs versus wants? Throughout this summer, collaborate with family members and find items in your house to donate to a local shelter or charity.
We tend to gravitate towards those who are similar to us. However, God created us individually with different talents and strengths. Embrace and appreciate your spouse’s unique traits.
Summer is finally here! Attend an outdoor movie with your spouse or plan a picnic in your backyard!
Yesterday is over and today is a new day. Live in the present with your spouse and let go of yesterday’s mistakes.
What does your spouse need from you today? Take the time to ask your spouse what he or she needs from you, whether it be an affirmation of love, the completion of a daily task, etc.
“When the Lord saw her, He was moved with pity for her” (Lk 7:11-17). We are reminded today that God is with us in the midst of our sufferings. Pray with your family for all special intentions-regardless of how impossible it seems for them to be fulfilled.
Do you know what your spouse’s love language is? Take the brief love language quiz online (google it) so that you and your spouse can understand and love each other better.
Laughter reduces stress and helps connect us with others. Watch a funny movie with your spouse tonight or play a game of twister!
Take some time today to write your spouse a short love note or email and describe something you appreciate about him or her.
Before passing judgment on others (spouse, children, etc.) and becoming easily frustrated by miniscule happenings, ask them for their opinion and perspective on various daily situations.
Mary rejoiced with Elizabeth about the new lives within them. Talk with your spouse about openness to new life in your marriage.
Meet your spouse where he/she is today, but remember to challenge each other to grow in holiness.
“They all ate and were satisified” (Lk 9:1X). Today we celebrate in a special way the life-giving mystery of Christ in the Eucharist. Talk with your family about the importance of the Eucharist in your lives.
Every evening, talk about three favorite memories from your marriage. Consider making a scrapbook of these memories for your anniversary this year.
You and your spouse are one unit: make time to talk about each other’s days, both big and small events.
Look up outdoor concerts in your area. Find a free one and plan a date night!
Life is hectic and prayer rarely just “fits in” to daily schedules without effort. Be intentional and put aside time to pray with your spouse today.
Remember to kiss your spouse goodnight, regardless of the day’s events.
If your spouse does something thoughtful, reinforce your gratitude with a simple thank you or a thoughtful gesture in return.
St. Rita of Cascia Trinity Sunday Prv 8:22-31; Ps 8:4-9; Rom 5:1-5; Jn 16:12-15 Jesus said to his disciples, “But when he comes, the Spirit of truth, he will guide you to all truth” (Jn 16:13). In married life, the couple is called to reflect the love of the Trinity in a very unique way. […]
Is your spouse looking to share or fix a problem? Communicate with each other about what the conversation is seeking to accomplish.
Take time to watch your spouse’s reactions to things you and others do. Be aware of his/her feelings and desires
Continue to honor Mary this month: gather your family to pray a rosary this evening for strength to witness to the Church’s teaching in your community.
Weed out your garden and weed out your bad habits. Work through these and pray about them with your spouse.
This Spring, try something old and something new: Visit your childhood playground and your spouse’s favorite candy shop!