With divorce rates at roughly 50 percent in America, and those marriages lasting on average only 8.2 years, it’s hard to even imagine being married for eternity. It does make you stop and wonder what will happen with you and your spouse around the throne though. So at the asking of a reader, I want to tackle the question: “Is marriage eternal?” Or to put it another way, “Will Christians be married in Heaven?”
A Grief Observed (HarperSanFrancisco, 1961)
In this short yet powerful book CS Lewis shares the pages of his diary following the loss of his beloved wife. You see the struggles of faith from a man who stood as a theological giant of his day. The story is real. The message is raw. You will feel the pain he felt, but you will feel the resurgence of faith the Lewis found as well.
It is one thing to be sweet to your spouse on date night, go that extra mile when it’s a special day, or never say anything bad about them. It is a whole new ball game to be someone your spouse can brag on. This is the kind of #marriedup everyone should shoot for.
Success that costs you your marriage is failure.
Do you want to be successful in life? The only way to be great in life is to be great at home first. The rule of 10 will help you with this if you apply it to your life. In today’s video I share with you what the rule of 10 is, and a personal story of when I applied it to my own life.
We all know that addition provides us with more, whether it is additional resources or additional burdens. The mathematical system that is even greater than addition is multiplication. The most successful and powerful couples understand the power of multiplication in marriage. Here’s how you can multiply in your marriage.
There are those who have traversed the road of life and relationships who have come out on the far side wiser and brighter than they began. For those of you who are beginning or are along the path now, it is wise to grasp from their knowledge and experience. One of the many areas we can glean from is those with long, healthy marriages.
Marriage and relationships can be difficult for the fact you have two people from different backgrounds, with different perspectives on things. What can make things worse is when we flat out just don’t know how to love very well.
No matter your race, socio-economic status, or geographic location if you are married you will eventually face a storm of some magnitude. That storm may be financial, relational, familial, or any other of a plethora of things that will try to destroy your marriage. Today I take a look at Matthew 14 and how it relates to your marriage. I share with you the three options you have when storms hit your marriage.