To many people today love is an emotion that can be fallen into and fallen out of. God’s expression and expectation of love are dramatically different. He gave His life for us before we knew or loved Him. To God love is action and sacrifice regardless of reciprocation. He expects us to love each other in the same way. Once love becomes about what you can do for your spouse a truly deep and intimate relationship can begin.Read More
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We have a tendency to think and act in the short term. In our marriages, jobs, and other aspects of life we have a tendency to react to situations to correct them quickly even if that means being abrasive or hurtful because it gets us the immediate results we want. God calls us to a better way when he tells us that we are to be patient and long-suffering. When we begin to respond to our spouse and children with patience we will begin to see relationships that blossom and attitudes and actions that are more loving. The long-term health of any relationship rests on our ability to practice patience and long-suffering.