Marriage Monday: March 6, 2017

In order to get through to your husband you have to speak his language.

“Do not let any unwholesome talk come out of your mouths, but only what is helpful for building others up according to their needs, that it may benefit those who listen.”
‭‭Ephesians‬ ‭4:29‬ ‭NIV‬‬

“Regardless of what is being said to a man, if he discerns disrespect in it, he will reject it. . . .Because of this, a man will naturally gravitate to the place he gets the most respect and avoid places or people that make him feel disrespected.” Strengths-Based Marriage

My Project Semicolon Tattoo

project semicolonOn November 1 of this year, this 62-year-old grandma marched herself into a tattoo shop and got tatted, and I’m not even a biker-chick! I’ve been wanting to get a semicolon tattoo for some time, and was dragging my feet. My determined daughter Robin took some initiative and encouraged me by going with me. So here’s the backstory of my Project Semicolon tattoo, in support of mental health awareness and suicide prevention.

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Contrary to popular thought, my marriage would NOT be a whole lot better if my husband was more like me!

“There are different kinds of spiritual gifts, but the same Spirit is the source of them all.”
‭‭1 Corinthians‬ ‭12:4‬ ‭NLT

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The first five minutes sets the tone for the rest of the day. Why not start off by offering your spouse a bouquet of grace and peace?

“May God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ give you grace and peace.”
‭‭Ephesians‬ ‭1:2‬ ‭NLT‬‬