HOW TO ENJOY PEACEFUL MARRIED LIFE
Waking from sleep this morning and waiting on the Lord for a message for us; the thought to reflect on “peace in married life” came strongly on me. By God’s grace I had already preached a message on the topic in focus but its only available on audio CD plates meanwhile. Perhaps this reflection is meant to get the message across to a wider audience.
Been a pastor of souls for few years now as an ordained priest of God in the Roman Catholic Church, I have seen and heard of lots of unpleasant matters concerning dissidents and strifes in so many marriage unions. I hope with the points that would be reflected upon here, God would restore peace to several troubled marriages.
There can be no marriage without unity. As unity and indissolubility are the essential properties of marriage. Thus, the importance of peace in married life cannot be over emphasized.
P – PRESENCE:
When couples are too busy as to spend quality time with their better halves, the bond of peace will begin to rupture. Husbands and wives must spend quality time with each other and with God in prayer.
E – EMBRACE:
Time spent with each other should not be spent in fights, arguments and hates. The time will only be qualitative when they spend couples spend time in warm embrace. In order words sharing together the love of their marriage bond.
A – ACCEPTANCE:
Couples must realize the need to be patient with their respective partners by accepting their limitation in good faith with the hope of genuine change which is possible with God and the love of understanding.
C – CORRECTION:
Couples should take time outs or have create relaxing moments in weekly or monthly in which express their feelings of satisfactions and dissatisfaction about each other in the spirit of loving mutual feedbacks geared towards joyful peace and love. Thus, “I am sorry” that is truly meant and which leads to conversion should be a part of the marriage experience.
E – ENCOURAGEMENT:
Couples should learn always to appreciate their partners even in the smallest gesture of love and commitment exhibited by them. Thus, “Thank you” to you husband or wife said always in good faith must be included in the marriage experience.
Wishing you a peaceful day.
Fr Augustine Abiagom, cm.
N.B: Pls read and share.
Marriages need peace.