Ron Hitchcock provides periodic thoughts on marriage and topics related to Life In Motion Relationship Resources.
The most significant loss to a couple is the loss of hope. Psalms 61 says, “When my heart is overwhelmed, lead me to the rock that is higher than I”. Marital counseling is so beneficial. However, relationships experience reconciliation when one or both spouses want to move forward from a restored hope. This type of hope can only come from spending time in God’s presence.
You may be one of the billions of people who have done a creepy thing that deeply wounded your spouse and children and come to know that nothing could repair the breach of integrity, trust, or dignity inflicted upon them and yourself.
Tiger’s family of origin failed him, and his biggest sponsor did the same. However, you can win by following a different pathway. Doing the hard work of reconciliation will benefit your life and start a legacy of truth and hope for family and friends.
Couples have made major adjustments in the way they work, parent, shop, educate children or connect with family and friends to protect their health. At first, these new challenges can create a sense of camaraderie between spouses by working together to overcome each new challenge. However, over an extended time, a couple can become worn down and will struggle to give their best to each other. Do not be dismayed if you are experiencing new levels of tension, conflict, or dissatisfaction. All couples and families are walking in unfamiliar territory.
When someone speaks your name, something special happens. You become centered. Another way to describe “centered” is your capacity to be relational in a personal or group setting. To be relational comes from being confident in who you and your capacity to give and...