Marriage

MY MOTHER-IN-LAW STORY- JULIET AMBALI

Writing my personal experience and relationship with my mother-in-law has to be one of the sweetest things to write about. I’ll love to say that she is as simple as ABC but that may imply that only gentle women make great mothers-in-law. In fact, all women and men also who have the spirit of God...

MARRIAGE PRAYER

“Father, I say till death do us part help, I want to mean it with all of my heart, help me to love you more than I love her/him, and I know I can love her/him more than anyone else. And  bring her/him in your presence today, make her/him what you want her/him to be....

IT’S NOT IN THE BUST AND BUM NOR THE BROAD CHEST AND SIX PACKS

Marriage is not all bust and bum for those that base their choice of a woman on that, neither is it about the physical build of the man for women who make marital decisions on that. That’s why you see marriages where the woman is well endowed and the man well Marriage is not all...

WATCH AND PRAY

“Watch and pray that you may not enter into temptation…” (Mark 14: 38 ESV). Who made this statement? Jesus To whom was the statement made? To His disciples. On what occasion? Before His betrayal So, how does it apply to the subject matter of marriage? Read and learn! Christ’s admonition of watch and pray is...

WATCH YOUR WORDS

“A word fitly spoken is like apples of gold in pictures of silver.” Proverbs 25:11 I was at a bus stop sometimes ago when I heard a woman throw words carelessly at her daughters. It was a curse word and I could see the impact it had on the girl because the girl’s face fell....

SAVE YOUR MARRIAGE, DON’T LIVE IN LAGOS!

Married and living in Lagos? Don’t get scared just yet. I’m writing figuratively here. Lagos is a metropolitan city in Nigeria known for its ever bustling activities any time is the day. It never sleeps. It’s also known for its traffic (imagine spending 4 to 6 hours on a journey that could be less than...

WHO COMES FIRST?

Who comes first? Your kids? Your friends? Your job? Your siblings and parents? I don’t think so. If it is then there is a bit problem. We can’t over emphasize the point that your spouse comes first after God.

WHY DON’T YOU INITIATE?

Yeah, you read that title right. Women, why don’t you initiate? You’re interested in a conversation with your husband yet you’re not willingly to initiate the conversation. You feel he is busy and has other ‘important’ things he has to do. Who told you so? Except he expressly states so which even begs a question...

5 MARRIAGE LESSONS I LEARNT FROM THE MOVIE, OVERCOMER

I watched the movie, Overcomer in January after I saw a reminder on someone’s status. I had had it in mind to watch the movie since a friend of mine told me to watch it. The whole of the movie was an emotional one for me. Tears dropped at a point and lessons where learnt...

IT’S LIKE CHRIST AND THE CHURCH

“For this reason, a man shall leave his father and mother and shall be joined to his wife, and the two hall become one flesh. The mystery is very great, but I speak concerning the relation of Christ and the church.” Ephesians 5: 31&32 (AMP). What is marriage to you exactly? Is it just the...