Tips and Advice
Daily Marriage Tip
Daily Marriage Tip for February 20, 2017:
President’s Day can help us reflect: what does it mean to lead? What does it mean to protect and to seek the common good? These are questions for both presidents and spouses.
Daily Marriage Tip for February 19, 2017:
“Merciful and gracious is the Lord, slow to anger and abounding in kindness” (Ps 103:8). In these words, God gives married couples a blueprint for life together! Ask the Lord for help to love your spouse as God loves him/her.
Daily Marriage Tip for February 18, 2017:
Do you remember what Scriptures were read at your wedding? Look them up today and read them to each other. Do they say something different to you than they did on your wedding day?
Daily Marriage Tip for February 17, 2017:
“Your sins I remember no more” (Is 43:25). “Child, your sins are forgiven” (Mk 2:5). We humans hold grudges – but that is not the way of God, the way of love. Let go of an annoyance or fault of your beloved today. Don’t bring it up again.
Daily Marriage Tip for February 16, 2017:
“Marriage is not merely a private institution.” (USCCB, Marriage: Love and Life in the Divine Plan) Marriage matters for many people beyond the married couple: children, neighbors, friends. Reflect today on all the lives your marriage has touched.
Daily Marriage Tip for February 15, 2017:
One of the most reliable predictors of a lifelong marriage is the commitment to a lifelong marriage. Put the “D word” (divorce) off the negotiating table. Commitment pushes you toward solutions, and perhaps a counselor.
Daily Marriage Tip for February 14, 2017:
What’s the most romantic trip you can take? Perhaps it’s a trip down memory lane. On this day of love, remember how you met, your first date, your first kiss, your proposal/acceptance, your first night as a married couple, etc.