Overcoming Conflict in Marriage

What leads to strife and how do conflicts, quarrels, and fighting originate among you? - James 4:1a Conflict means; in opposition, clash, disagree, strife, controversy, quarrel, collision. The opposite of conflict is; reconcile, peace, truce Conflicts almost always begin because someone either does not get their way, someone gets offended, or people do not agree about something. Many times we just don’t want to let things go, we don’t want to give something up, or we are just plain … [Read more...]

A Vital Ingredient…

There is one ingredient that is required in order to have a happy and fulfilling marriage—long term… Forgiveness For if you forgive men when they sin against you, your heavenly Father will also forgive you. But if you do not forgive men their sins, your Father will not forgive your sins. - Matthew 6:14-15 Unforgiveness means; unrelenting, unyielding, not allowing for carelessness or weakness, blame, condemn, charge. The opposite of unforgiveness is; forgive, pardon, excuse, reprieve, cease … [Read more...]