A Challenge for 2014

December 8, 2013

in 2014 Marriage Upgrade, Change, Links to good stuff

I want you to have a better marriage. It’s what drives me; it’s why I do what I do on-line. I want you to feel deeply loved and deeply in love. I want you to enjoy your wife in every way possible – including a fantastic sex life

To advance that goal, I’m challenging you to a year of effort for a better marriage. One year of doing everything you possibly can to make your marriage better. One year of focusing more on you than on your wife – no matter what she needs to change in her life. One year of making her feel loved, appreciated, and respected. One year of giving without worrying about what you get in return.

2014: Year of better marriages. © Danilo Rizzuti| freedigitalphotos.net

Why would you do this? 

  1. Because it’s the right thing to do.
  2. Because it has a very high chance of resulting in a better marriage for both of you.
  3. A year from now you’ll know if your marriage can be improved.

It’s not going to be easy. You’ll have to fight habits, selfishness, and self-doubts. It will take a great deal of courage and hard work. This is not an easy fix and it’s not for the faint of heart

Are you up for the challenge? 

I bring this up now so you have some time to think and pray about it. I will mention it a couple more times before kicking it off in January. I’m praying that for many of you 2014 will be the year your marriage changes for the better!

By the Way: We have reached 25% of our year-end fundraising goal. If you think what we do makes a difference, please consider throwing a few dollars our way. Thanks!

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Great tweet of the week:

Share little moments of wonder and beauty with your spouse this holiday season. @GenerousWife

Links to blog posts that stood out to me this last week:

Featured Post – A must read article I saw this week:
Simply Church: A House Church Perspective posted A story from the Philippines ◄ I mentioned my friend Molong in the Philippines a while back. Felicity Dale tells a bit about Molong, and the way he does “church”.

Black and Married with Kids

Husbands, Protect Your Marriage: The Top 9 Reasons Women Cheat ◄ I have no idea what stats back this, but still good to think about.


Cracking The Romance Code.

Learning To Crack This Cryptic Code ◄ NON-sexual? What is that?
Foreplay mistakes to avoid: Going to “School” on your wife. ◄ Data in, data out? Not so much.


The Generous Wife

12 Days of Gifting ◄ If she is a gifts person, this might be great for her.


Hot, Holy and Humorous

The One Sex Tip I Give Husbands Over and Over ◄ Most men need to hear this one!


refine us

One Thing That Changes Every Marriage ◄ The “G” word.
Happy Wife, Happy Life? ◄ Interesting interview on new study about marriage fights.


The Romantic Vineyard

Choosing The Best This Christmas Season ◄ “How can you make this Christmas more meaningful? Remember when you say “yes” to something you are saying “no” to something else. Make sure you’re choosing the best in long run.”


Safe at home

Avoid the Immaculate Deception This Christmas ◄ Have you fallen for this?


Sex Within Marriage

Does having kids ruin your sex life? ◄ Interesting post and comments.


Stupendous Marriage

#85 I Can’t Have The Big O ◄ Lisa and frogman discuss various marriage and sex issues.


…to Love Honor and Vacuum

Talk About Your Christmas Expectations NOW ◄ The sooner the better!

2 comments
Romance Man @ CrackingTheRomanceCode.com
Romance Man @ CrackingTheRomanceCode.com

Paul,


Thank you for honoring me and my blog by including the posts above. It is wonderful to know that someone else sees value in the work. You are a gifted encourager. May the Lord greatly increase your work this coming year. The Best Is Yet To Be!!!



TheGenerousHusband
TheGenerousHusband moderator

@Romance Man @ CrackingTheRomanceCode.com Years ago I felt like a lone voice in the wilderness on much of what I say. It is such a blessing to have more and more strong, wise, voices now! (I know you have been doing this a long time, nice to have you doing it on-line now).

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