0600-CreatingALifeGivingMarriage

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0600-CreatingALifeGivingMarriage

  1. 1. Creating a Life-Giving Marriage "You can give without loving, but you can never love without giving." - Robert Louis Stevenson A Wedding is a Day, A Marriage is a Lifetime
  2. 2. Creating a Life-Giving Marriage "When you make a sacrifice in marriage, youre sacrificing not to each other but to unity in a relationship." - Joseph Campbell A Wedding is a Day, A Marriage is a Lifetime
  3. 3. Creating a Life-Giving Marriage "When a man spends his time giving his wife criticism and advice instead of compliments, he forgets that it was not his good judgment, but his charming manners, that won her heart." - Helen Rowland A Wedding is a Day, A Marriage is a Lifetime
  4. 4. Creating a Life-Giving Marriage "Theres a great joy in my giving. Its thrilling. Its exhilarating. Its important to be a part of sharing. It is my love. It is my joy." - W. Clement Stone A Wedding is a Day, A Marriage is a Lifetime
  5. 5. Creating a Life-Giving Marriage "The married should not forget that to speak of love begets love." - Blaise Pascal A Wedding is a Day, A Marriage is a Lifetime
  6. 6. Creating a Life-Giving Marriage "The marriage covenant reflects God’s love as we receive it, absorb it, and give it away. Through covenant we discover the avenues of true love and growth. " - J. Johnston A Wedding is a Day, A Marriage is a Lifetime
  7. 7. Creating a Life-Giving Marriage "The love between husband and wife should mirror the love of Christ for the Church, a love that is complete, unconditional, self- sacrificing, unending, nourishi ng, and cherishing." - Lucas Pollice A Wedding is a Day, A Marriage is a Lifetime
  8. 8. Creating a Life-Giving Marriage "The happiness of married life depends upon making small sacrifices with readiness and cheerfulness. " - Selden A Wedding is a Day, A Marriage is a Lifetime
  9. 9. Creating a Life-Giving Marriage "The giving of love is an education in itself." - Eleanor Roosevelt A Wedding is a Day, A Marriage is a Lifetime
  10. 10. Creating a Life-Giving Marriage "Since you get more joy out of giving joy to others, you should put a good deal of thought into the happiness that you are able to give." - Eleanor Roosevelt A Wedding is a Day, A Marriage is a Lifetime
  11. 11. Creating a Life-Giving Marriage "No one who has ever brought up a child can doubt for a moment that love is literally the life-giving fluid of human existence" - Smiley Blanton A Wedding is a Day, A Marriage is a Lifetime
  12. 12. Creating a Life-Giving Marriage "Marriage is not just spiritual communion, it is also remembering to take out the trash." - Joyce Brothers A Wedding is a Day, A Marriage is a Lifetime
  13. 13. Creating a Life-Giving Marriage "Marriage consists of our first entering into a covenant relationship with Christ and then with each other" - Marlin K. Jensen A Wedding is a Day, A Marriage is a Lifetime
  14. 14. Creating a Life-Giving Marriage "Love is not a feeling of happiness. Love is a willingness to sacrifice." - Michael Novak A Wedding is a Day, A Marriage is a Lifetime
  15. 15. Creating a Life-Giving Marriage "Love is a decision, it is a judgment, it is a promise. If love were only a feeling, there would be no basis for the promise to love each other forever. " - Erich Fromm A Wedding is a Day, A Marriage is a Lifetime
  16. 16. Creating a Life-Giving Marriage "Love grows by giving. The love we give away is the only love we keep. The only way to retain love is to give it away." - Elbert Hubbard A Wedding is a Day, A Marriage is a Lifetime
  17. 17. Creating a Life-Giving Marriage "Love always involves responsibility, and love always involves sacrifice." - William Barclay A Wedding is a Day, A Marriage is a Lifetime
  18. 18. Creating a Life-Giving Marriage "Kindness in words creates confidence. Kindness in thinking creates profoundness. Kindness in giving creates love." - Lao Tzu A Wedding is a Day, A Marriage is a Lifetime
  19. 19. Creating a Life-Giving Marriage "Happy marriages begin when we marry the ones we love, and they blossom when we love the ones we marry." - Tom Mullen A Wedding is a Day, A Marriage is a Lifetime
  20. 20. Creating a Life-Giving Marriage "Every man must decide whether he will walk in the light of creative altruism or in the darkness of destructive selfishness." - Martin Luther King, Jr. A Wedding is a Day, A Marriage is a Lifetime
  21. 21. Creating a Life-Giving Marriage "A successful marriage is an edifice that must be rebuilt every day." - Andre Maurois A Wedding is a Day, A Marriage is a Lifetime
  22. 22. Creating a Life-Giving Marriage "A successful marriage is an edifice that must be rebuilt every day." - Andre Maurois A Wedding is a Day, A Marriage is a Lifetime
  23. 23. Creating a Life-Giving Marriage "You can never be happily married to another until you get a divorce from yourself. Successful marriage demands a certain death to self. A happy marriage is based on discovery. For each delights in the differences in the other-and goes on learning all life long." - Jerry McCant A Wedding is a Day, A Marriage is a Lifetime
  24. 24. Creating a Life-Giving Marriage "For one human being to love another; that is perhaps the most difficult of all our tasks, the ultimate, the last test and proof, the work for which all other work is but preparation." - Rainer Maria Rilke A Wedding is a Day, A Marriage is a Lifetime
  25. 25. Creating a Life-Giving Marriage "Stirring the oatmeal is a humble act... it represents a willingness to find meaning in the simple unromantic tasks; earning a living, living within a budget, putting out the garbage." - Robert A. Johnson A Wedding is a Day, A Marriage is a Lifetime
  26. 26. Creating a Life-Giving Marriage "Love means to commit oneself without guarantee, to give oneself completely in the hope that our love will produce love in the loved person. Love is an act of faith, and whoever is of little faith is also of little love." - Erick Fromm A Wedding is a Day, A Marriage is a Lifetime

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