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Category Archives: Spiritual Unity

Marriage: What Does God in a Marriage Look Like?

Got God? You got changes. Conversion means change. “All things become new” ~ means all things become new! That’s change. “Be not conformed to this world but be transformed,” means serious...

New Staff Coming on Board…

We want to welcome Dave & Melissa McVety and their family to the Doing Family Right team. We are so excited for God’s clear leading in their lives and can’t wait...

Marriage: Turning Your Christmas Inside Out

We often hear the quote, “It is better to give than receive.” Deep down in our hearts, we know it is true yet, that’s not the way Christmas is celebrated in...

Marriage: Win, Lose or Draw—Playing Your Relational Cards Right

You are at the table. Everyone is. The stakes are high. You’d bet your life to have a successful marriage and family life. In this game, you have a hand to...

Marriage: Is There Two in Your Marriage, or Three?

Toward Understanding the Spiritual Dimension in Marriage Keep the two people in a marriage in mind when you read this: “Two people are better off than one, for they can help...

Marriage: Get on Course and Stay on Course

Start-up Tips for the First Five Years of Marriage..to Make it Last 50! Face it; we’ve seen a lot of marriages start up. We’ve seen those that have made it and...

Marriage: Forgiveness Part 2—Why Forgiving is a Gift to Yourself

 Forgiveness Part 2—Why Forgiving is a Gift to Yourself Relational wounds come in many shapes and sizes. Why is it, or so it seems, that those who love us the most...

Marriage: Forgiveness Part 1—What Does Forgiveness Look Like?

Forgiveness Part 1—What Does Forgiveness Look Like? The hurt and disappointment was eating me alive. Maybe you have felt it too. I couldn’t sleep. I couldn’t eat. I didn’t laugh. I...

Marriage: Emotional Abandonment

When Your Spouse Shuts You Out As a counselor, it’s a complaint I hear regularly from people desperately looking for help for their empty marriages. If any of these lines feel...

DFR Daily Tip #27: Try Reading the Bible Together

DFR Daily Tip #27: Try Reading the Bible Together Whether you have a deep faith or non, most people agree that the wisdom of the Bible is worth a look. Try...

DFR Daily Tip #8: Share your sources of truth…

DFR Daily Tip #8: Share your sources of truth… Discuss the origins of your spiritual roots with your mate. What are your life values and beliefs based on? Share your sources...

DFR Daily Tip #2: Praying to love your spouse better…

DFR Tip #2: Pray every day to love your spouse better... Pray every morning "God, help me to love my mate." Then, spend the rest of your day trying to be...

DFR Tip #416: Discuss the meaning of Christmas with your spouse.

Talk with your spouse about the meaning of Christmas. How can it be more meaningful this year? Where does God fit? Go deeper together. More DFR Resources To learn more about...

DFR Tip #413: What’s the anchor in your marriage?

Put faith in God as your anchor in marriage. A soft heart to Him will keep you soft to each other & doing right. Seek Him for help. More DFR Resources...

DFR Tip #330: Are there walls up in your marriage?

For more information on what God wants for you in marriage, click on the links below: Article: What Does God in a Marriage Look Like? eZine #13: Spiritual Unity in Marriage Dr. Dave’s...