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Daily Marriage Tip

Is all this coming and going, scrimping and saving, cooking and cleaning, arguing and compromising worth it? The balancing act you refine now, with God’s grace, will give you wisdom for future challenges. Look at it as training and rely on the Lord, entrusting your efforts to Him.

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(Reader’s Tip) Always think loving thoughts. Never let the devil creep in with negative talk.

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Francis Gives Benin's Bishops Ingredients for a Fruitful Church

01 January 1970

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Gospel Reading for Sunday, April 26th

01 January 1970

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Daily Marriage Tip

“Beloved, we are God’s children now.” (1 Jn 3:2) Young or old, we are always God’s children, His beloved sons and daughters. Because He loved us first, we can love others. Ask Him today for the grace to love your spouse and children.

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Pope Recalls One-Year Anniversary of St. John Paul II's Canonization During Regina Coeli Address

01 January 1970

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Daily Marriage Tip

Some arguments just aren’t worth fighting. If you and your beloved have an ongoing disagreement, consider whether it’s time to forgive and let this one go.

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As you and your spouse improve your conflict resolution skills, it sets the tone for the next generation. If you have children, don’t hide your minor conflicts from them. Let them see that you can disagree, work it out, and then reconcile.

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Pope's Morning Homily: 'Pray for the Grace of Memory'

01 January 1970

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Daily Marriage Tip

(Especially for empty nesters) Where did the time go? It seems like just yesterday that…(Fill in the blank.) Your children may be adults, but you can still worry. Take the worry to God in prayer.

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(Especially for parents of teens) You’re seldom right (in your teenager’s eyes). Stay tight with your spouse because you need each other to discern when to be flexible and when to hang tough. Remind each other you’re not crazy.

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Daily Marriage Tip

(Especially for newlyweds) The early years are usually full of adjustments and new traditions. Are there any customs from your families of origin (such as how you celebrate holidays or how you vacation) that you need to discuss, and find compromises?

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Daily Marriage Tip

With so many responsibilities – caring for your family, work, tending to the house, etc. – there are many things to worry and stress about. Entrust them to God and find peace; He will deliver you.

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Daily Marriage Tip

(Reader’s Tip) Wake up each morning vowing to make the decision to love your spouse no matter what. When you feel anger or negativity, look at your spouse and remember your decision to love.

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Sometimes married couples feel they have to fish for compliments or for those magic words, “I love you.” Can you be the first to say them to your beloved today? If you missed being first, try being the last.

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Daily Marriage Tip

How can you support your spouse or child if they want to change a bad habit? Say or write the goal out loud as a start. Join them in the process. Help them set a reward and consequence. Don’t rescue, but be there to comfort if they don’t succeed – yet!

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Daily Marriage Tip

(Reader’s Tip) It’s important to remember your priorities in your marriage. Never sweat the small things that may get on your nerves about your spouse.

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Remember your first real date? Can you recreate it in some way this week – go to the same place? Watch the same movie? At the least, reminisce together.

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True love goes much deeper than physical attraction, but there is also a physical dimension to feeling loved. Share what you find especially attractive about your beloved’s appearance.

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The peace Jesus promises us often comes through forgiving your spouse when he or she hurts you. Is there something you’re finding hard to forgive? Take it to Jesus in prayer, and ask for His peace.

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In the News

Daily Marriage Tip

28 Apr 2015

Is all this coming and going, scrimping and saving, cooking and cleaning, arguing and compromising worth it? The balancing act you refine now, with God’s grace, will give you wisdom for future challenges. Look at it as training and rely on the Lord, entrusting your efforts to Him.

Read more from ForYourMarriage

Daily Marriage Tip

27 Apr 2015

(Reader’s Tip) Always think loving thoughts. Never let the devil creep in with negative talk.

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Francis Gives Benin's Bishops Ingredients for a Fruitful Church

27 Apr 2015

Support families, pursue the formation of young people and promote interreligious dialogue. This was the recipe Pope Francis gave to the bishops of Benin this morning who are in Rome for their Ad limina Apostolorum visit. “Parish life is animated, the faithful participate in large numbers in the

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Gospel Reading for Sunday, April 26th

26 Apr 2015

Jesus said: “I am the good shepherd. A good shepherd lays down his life for the sheep. A hired man, who is not a shepherd and whose sheep are not his own, sees a wolf coming and leaves the sheep and runs away, and the wolf catches and scatters

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Daily Marriage Tip

26 Apr 2015

“Beloved, we are God’s children now.” (1 Jn 3:2) Young or old, we are always God’s children, His beloved sons and daughters. Because He loved us first, we can love others. Ask Him today for the grace to love your spouse and children.

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