Finances in marriage

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Talking about finances can be uncomfortable but candid conversations regarding finances are important. Not having sufficient money to make ends meet is one of the many problems couples often face, families are under extreme financial stress. Financial problems are a major source of conflict. We live beyond our means, carry huge amounts of debt and […]

Seasons in marriage

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Marriages are not static. They are perpetually in a state of transition and change, moving from one season to another. We find ourselves sometimes in difficult seasons riddled with problems, discouraged, dissatisfied and unsure of what to do. We also find ourselves in good seasons where we are in love, filled with hope and enjoying […]

Family Traditions

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These are activities that you do together as a family repeatedly, things that are unique to you and your family. Sustaining family traditions takes effort but has multiple benefits, you will never want to stop. Ritual is something you do in the same way over and over, on purpose. To me, family ritual is practically […]

Difficult Conversations and managing emotions

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Our emotions are often triggered during difficult conversations and yet these conversations are unavoidable. We bring in our emotions into every interaction and they also change during the engagement. These powerful sensations if not managed appropriately can cause havoc leading to verbal attacks and damaged relationships. Verbal attacks express negative feelings like anger, contempt and […]

Unity in marriage

‘And for this reason a man will leave his father and mother and unite with his wife, and the two will become one.’ So they are no longer two, but one. No human being then must separate what God has joined together.” Mark 10:7‭-‬9 GNB Myles Munroe defines marriage as a process, a fusion of […]

Leaving and cleaving

And the Lord God caused a deep sleep to fall on Adam, and he slept; and He took one of his ribs, and closed up the flesh in its place. Then the rib which the Lord God had taken from man, He made into a women, and He brought her to the man. And Adam […]

Prayer and the Family

Let us love one another as God loves each one of us. And where does this love begin? By praying together. (Mother Teresa) It’s good to have a lifestyle of prayer but it’s even much better to create a family culture of praying together. Praying together as a family helps to bring families close to each other. […]