Filed under: Children's Needs, Couple Needs, Gospel Centered Marriages, Parenting Skills, Personal Development, Prophets' Words
I’ve been studying recently in an instructional booklet put out by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (sometimes called the Mormon church because of our belief and use of The Book of Mormon). The instructional booklet is called Improving Gospel Teaching. It is a guide to improve gospel teaching moments, usually in the classroom but also in all other locations.
In today’s world, we hear a lot of talk about a lot of things. One of those points of discussion is about the non-necessity of marriage. I won’t use some of the crasser phrases people use to describe such situations, but studies have shown that casual relationships with physical intimacy are destructive.
My husband and I have a little chalkboard. It is a sweet little thing – one of those old fashioned, real-life chalkboards. Most of the world has switched over to whiteboards for message leaving or instruction, but not so my husband nor myself.
Have you stopped to consider that you might be the only emotional “bandage” your spouse has in a cheese-grater kind of world? The Lord would have us support one another during difficult times, but oh how difficult that can be when one of the two spouses is low.