PRAY TOGETHER AND PLAY TOGETHER!

Ebele UzoPeters said, “some marriages are not working not because the couples don’t pray together, but because they don’t play together.” Prayer is a very important tool in building a happy home. A family that prays together stays together is a popular quote used to justify the need of praying together as a couple and...

SEEK THE GOOD OF YOUR SPOUSE

I was at an event sometimes last year, and one of the speakers talked about how he was not willing to control his wife financially by allowing her to work. He went further to tell us how he brainstormed for her and taught up business ideas for her since she was not going to be...

THE CHILD IS YOURS TOO!

I heard the cry of a baby from my room. I tossed and turned as I lost my sleep because the wailing was much. Isn’t anyone around to attend to this child? I thought to myself. And just as if my mind had been read, I heard the husky voice bellow, “Motun, wa gbe omo...

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...

MAKING YOUR MARRIAGE WORK

“Marriage is not a bed of roses but it has its beautiful roses, neither is it a walk in the park, but you can have a memorable walk.” Kemi Esho. Truth is every marriage you see thriving and beautiful was not achieved by two partners who folded their arms and waited on God to make...

SEX IN MARRIAGE: GOD’S GIFT

“God intended sex as a gift to humanity within a committed marriage.” – Graemme Marshall In our milieu, the subject matter of sex is one that is always discussed hush-hush. It seems there is an unwritten code that talking about sex openly to age appropriate audience is a taboo. Even in religious settings, sex is...

BOOK OF THE MONTH: THE IDEAL WIFE

Last month’s book was The Ideal Husband. You can catch up on that here if you haven’t. This week is the wife of last month. Sorry I had to separate them. The months put them asunder, but now you have it! Won’t it be sweet if you read the husband again so it can go...

BEING THE BEST OF IN-LAWS

On a beautiful Friday morning, my mum asked me to help her arrange her collection of the Christian Women Mirror year by year. I saw some that dated as far back as 1996, I wasn’t even born at that time. You can imagine. Anyway, that’s not the essence of this post. While I was doing...

MARRIAGE IS LIKE THE GAME OF SUBWAY SURF

I’m not so much of a game person. I don’t even have games on any of my gadgets, but I used to have. One of the games I had, and I enjoyed playing was subway surf. I’m sure many of you should be familiar with the game, but for the benefits of those who might...