Author Lindsey Maestas writes and speaks about marriage. She and her husband Jesse point to two things that are the most important in making them a “happy couple”: Foundation and Friendship.
Lindsey shares some valuable insight in her writing for www.crosswalk.com
Jesse and I know that our marriage is at its peak when the two key components of friendship and foundation are a priority. Our marriage is to be founded on God and God alone and our friendship is at its strongest point when we are running side by side toward God and His mission. We will fail if we rely on one another for our joy, our hope or our contentment. Jesse will never be able to give my life true purpose, and I will never give that to him. But God does. He is our foundation and our rock.
Matthew 7:24-27 says, “Everyone then who hears these words of mine and does them will be like a wise man who built his house on the rock. And the rain fell, and the floods came, and the winds blew and beat on that house, but it did not fall, because it had been founded on the rock. And everyone who hears these words of mine and does not do them will be like a foolish man who built his house on the sand. And the rain fell, and the floods came, and the winds blew and beat against that house, and it fell, and great was the fall of it.”
Lindsey shares 10 Things Happy Couples Do to Make Their Friendship a Priority. Click HERE to see the full article.
Above all, my number one tip on keeping marriage healthy is to keep it
Christ-centered. Read the Bible together, pray together, pray for one another, attend church, remain in community and accountability and listen to the Holy Spirit as He guides your heart.
1. They communicate well
2. They forgive quickly
3. They have strong friendships with other couples
4. They don’t keep secrets from one another
5. They keep the romance alive
6. They assume the best about one another
7. They don’t expect intimacy to begin in the bedroom
8. They put down their phones
9. The compliment one another more than they criticize
10. They go to bed together
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