Tips and Advice
Daily Marriage Tip
Daily Marriage Tip for May 23, 2013:
Are you a detail person while your beloved sees the big picture – or vice-versa? These differences can complement each other for good, but if too extreme they can cause friction. Make a commitment to develop your shadow side.
Daily Marriage Tip for May 22, 2013:
You think you’re right. Your spouse thinks the opposite. Neither of you wins by making the other wrong. Try giving the benefit of the doubt to your beloved. Try it their way – at least once.
Daily Marriage Tip for May 21, 2013:
(Reader’s Tip) When you get frustrated, pray for understanding.
Daily Marriage Tip for May 20, 2013:
Often the simple act of rebooting can remedy a computer problem. Sometimes marriages need a reboot. If a problem is not resolving readily, try this: Stop. Let both of you cool off. Forgive. Ask for a “do over.”
Daily Marriage Tip for May 19, 2013:
(Pentecost) “How does each of us hear them in our native language?” (Acts 2:1-11) Do you understand your spouse’s love language? Check out Gary Chapman’s bestseller, The 5 Love Languages.
Daily Marriage Tip for May 18, 2013:
One of the challenges to married couples is to know how to be life-giving. Natural Family Planning helps couples develop an attitude of welcoming children. NFP can also be used to space or limit family size, but an open heart goes a long way.
Daily Marriage Tip for May 17, 2013:
(Reader’s Tip) When he has long workdays I surprise him and drop off special treats at his office. It always re-energizes him, physically and mentally.