Friday, November 7, 2008

Day 40:Love is a Covenant

What has God revealed to you during The Love Dare? That there are a whole lot more facets of love than I have thought about, and that alot of them are fairly simple to do.

How have your views of your marriage changed? Just reminded me that loving is lots of little steps, that are doable one day at a time.

How committed are you to God and your spouse? Very.

Who can you share this with as a testimony? I already have with a man in men's group.

Day 39:Love Endures

What were some of the hesitations you had in writing this letter? Knowing how to word it.

How do you expect your spouse to respond to it? With appreciation.

How did God help you with writing it, and what did the process teach you about yourself? He gave me some simple words. I struggle to express myself.

Wednesday, November 5, 2008

Day 38:Love Fulfills Dreams

What has made you resistant to fulfilling your mates dreams in the past? Money and lots of times her dreams conflicted with mine.

How would it change your relationship if they knew their dreams were a priority to you? Might be more enthused about life, and feel more love from me.

What desires are you attempting to meet? Her having regular backrubs and me listening closer.

Tuesday, November 4, 2008

Day 37: Love Agrees in Prayer

What can you do to help your mate be willing for both of you to pray together? We already do.

If you agreed to pray together- what was it like? We have highs and lows, there are times we are really connected, other times it gets too routine.

What did you learn from it? Sometimes I can be too routine and boring in my prayers.

Monday, November 3, 2008

Day 36: Love is God's Word

What parts of your life are in the greatest need of God's counsel? Future direction.

Where do you feel most susceptible to failure?Bitterness, lust, gluttony.

What are you asking God to show you through His Word? Hadn't thought about it lately.

Sunday, November 2, 2008

Day 35:Love is Accountable

Who did you choose? We already interact deeply with several couples.

Why did you select this person? We admire their marriages.

What do you hope to learn from them? HOw they work through differences to become one.

Saturday, November 1, 2008

Day 34:Love Celebrates Godliness

What example did you chose to recognize? Her dedication to Bible Study.(I am going to write her a note, so I don't forget.

How many other ways could you celebrate their godliness? Notes, e mails, cards, speaking praise in front of others, listening when I think that God has really been speaking to her.

How could you encourage them to persevere in it? Continiation of encouragement through above ways.