Marriage Moments will include questions and/or exercises to start conversations. They will provide an an opportunity to know yourself and your partner better. Check in with your LifeMate to see if this is a good time for them to answer these questions. If it is not a convenient time schedule a later time that would work for both of you. When you are the listener, show up with an interested and curious attitude. Be careful not to interrupt. After one of you has answered the questions, turn the tables and give the other partner their chance.
Have fun getting to know each other better!
Take some time together to review the paraphrase of 1 Corinthians 13: 4-7 from this week’s blog. Together create a prayer asking God to make you a loving father and a loving mother.
After you have typed or written it out, have your wife pray the prayer using your name. Then you pray the prayer using your wife’s name. “Dear God help__________(name) to…
This is an especially important assignment if your parents wounded you with their parenting choices or lack of them.