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3 Steps to Fan the Flame in Your Marriage

Have you lost the spark in your marriage? Are you less like friends or lovers, and more likely to be competitors in a race to see who can ruin whose life worst...first? If so, then this post is for you.  

"...every day we decide anew whether to live by the guidelines of the mind of Christ or the imperatives of the natural man.  Everyday, every hour we decide whether we will continue to sing the song of redeeming love - or whimper in discontent" ~ Dr. Goddard(1, p38)

Below you will find 3 steps to fan the flame back into a marriage where FONDNESS and ADMIRATION can abide. 

"But fondness and admiration can be fragile unless you remain aware of how crucial they are to the friendship that is at the core of any good marriage.  By simply reminding yourself of your spouse's positive qualities - even as you grapple with each other's flaws - you can prevent a happy marriage from deteriorating."  (Gottman, p71)
Step One: 

BELIEVE that you have the  POWER to CREATE YOUR OWN S…