Marriage, No More Perfect Marriages

No More Perfect Marriages…But There is a Perfect God!

Being willing to fight for your marriage and work on the tough stuff takes courage. In the third chapter of their book, No More Perfect Marriages, Mark and Jill Savage give us eight “God tools” to use for working on our marriages, and for battling what they have coined “the perfection infection.” (I’d list them all out, but you really should get the book and discover them for yourself! 🙂 )  The first tool they mention is courage. I love this quote, “Courage is not the absence of fear; it is determining something is more important than the fear. Your marriage is more important than your fear of conflict, your fear of taking off your mask, your fear of intimacy, your fear of disagreement, or your fear of honest conversation.” 

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Helpmate or Boss Lady – Which role am I playing in my marriage?

I love my husband. I respect his authority, and I admire his wisdom….but I don’t always let him use those gifts which he so adequately possesses. I mean he has some great ideas…mine just seem better. He does a lot of great things. He just doesn’t always do them the “right” way. I’m just trying to help! I mean, I know he means well, but….well, didn’t God give me to him to be his helper? If you think about it, I’m just trying to do my job, fulfill my calling, serve the Lord with gladness…do I have any sisters out there? (more…)

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Which way should the toilet paper roll? And how does it affect your marriage?

Oh my goodness! I mean seriously?! The man and I have been using the same bathroom for nearly a dozen years. You would think by now he would’ve realized the error of his ways! Toilet paper should roll over the top towards the front, not down the back. Why doesn’t he realize the extreme inconvenience of the over the back roll? 

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