Have you ever considered that God wants you to have a great marriage? Sometimes we are so caught up with the pressures and stresses of life we forget that God's intention for the most important human relationship we'll ever have is a #1 Priority with Him ... and He expects it to be so with us, too. Maybe you're already there. Maybe you already have a fantastic marriage. For the rest, I have a question: What's holding you back from the excellent marriage God intends for you? Typically, our flesh gets involved, blurring the focus of those things that really matter in cultivating a deep, rich, fulfilling marriage.
But now, all that is about to change! Here are 12 reasons you’re going to have a fantastic marriage, this year.
1. This year, you’re going to focus on the areas in which you need to grow and not point out to your spouse where he/she needs to grow. You're so attentive to your own growth and maturity, you're not even going to think about how your spouse needs to change – not that there isn't a proper time for discussing those issues but, first things first. Or, you might say it this way, I’m working on removing the log in my own eye before trying to remove the speck in my spouse's eye.
[Read the rest of the article at Matthew L. Jacobson's website.]