Category Marriage

7+ Fit Date Ideas for Couple’s

Love is in the air well at least that’s what the commercial said yesterday. Valentine’s isn’t our thing! Yes, we think love should be celebrated everyday.  Just like most holiday’s I appreciate the fact that there has been a National Holiday to remind people to show the one they love some extra special attention.

We’re not big on giving gifts to each other. I love cut flowers, but I have an expensive habit of buying those weekly when I go to the produce stand. I am not a big chocolate lover and hanging out with all of the couples’ of South Jersey at dinner is not my idea of romance. My husband is my best friend, and I feel like life is too short to celebrate our love with dinner and a movie. I want to make memories! I much rather invest in moments than physical gifts...

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4 Ways Praying for My Deployed Husband Helps Our Marriage

I want to introduce Elaine Sinott a devouted women of God, mother and wife.  We met through Social Media and after reading her blog Military Wife After God I knew that she needed to share on FaithFueled Mom!  February will be our Family First February month and Elaine is a great example of just that. Our military families make such a sacrifice for our freedom. I am so grateful for their services and the support of their family!

I recently learned through the Unveiled Wife’s devotionals Wife After God: Drawing Closer to God & Your Husband and 31 Prayers for My Husband: Seeing God Move in His Heart the extreme importance in praying for your husband...

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Marriage Prayer Challenge Day 8

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Today’s Prayer: Praying for communication

Ephesians 4:29 (ESV) “Let no corrupting talk come out of your mouths, but only such as is good for building up, as fits the occasion, that it may give grace to those who hear.”

I have been married for 13 years, for some we are still in the infancy of marriage for others that is a really long time and sadly for American statistics we are breaking records. Regardless, of how long the reason why we work so well is because we openly communicate. Good, bad, ugly, embarrassing, don’t want to hear it at the moment communication. Meaning you have to both hear the words, listen to them, interpret them and then respond and it needs to be between at least two people...

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Marriage Prayer Challenge Day 6

Marriage Prayer Challenge Day 6

Today’s Prayer: Praying for mutual forgiveness.

Be kind to one another, tenderhearted, forgiving one another, as God in Christ forgave you. Ephesians 4:32

I have been married for almost 13 years; there has been times that my husband has done something that has annoyed, upset or hurt. Despite, what the “thing” was every time I made a conscious choice to forgive him. At the end of the day two different people with two personalities and although we have been married going on 13 years it would take a lot for us to do something to each other that we wouldn’t almost immediately forgive.  Now, don’t get me wrong we do know each others triggers so you would think we would avoid them, but we are humans of the flesh and still sometimes cross the line...

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Marriage Prayer Challenge Day 5

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Today’s Prayer: Praying for unity with our husband


Hebrews 12:14 Make every effort to live in peace with everyone and to be holy; without holiness no one will see the Lord.

When my husband and I are united we are so much stronger than apart. Whether that be in disciplining or praising our children, working with others, even in prayer. We are to pray for unity with our husband in purpose, mind and spirit.  We are partners and in the Lord’s eyes one. Today in your prayer time let’s unite with our husband in (close as possible) perfect unity.

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Marriage Prayer Challenge Day 4

Marriage Prayer Challenge Day 4

Two are better than one,    because they have a good return for their labor: 10 If either of them falls down,
one can help the other up. But pity anyone who falls and has no one to help them up.

Ecclesiastes 4:9-10

Today’s Prayer: Praying for friendship with our husband.

I am so blessed to have married my best friend. He literally was just my friend for three years before I even considered dating him. Thirteen years later, I still confide in him, joke with him and rely on him. When I read this verse I always think of the friendship that my husband and I have. Although, its never occurred to me to pray for that relationship. It has always came natural, but just like I pray for a girlfriend I should be praying for my husband and our friendship...

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Marriage Prayer Challenge Day 3

Marriage Prayer Challenge Day 3

Isaiah 26:12 (NIV) LORD, you establish peace for us; all that we have accomplished you have done for us.

Day 3:

Marriage is a place that you seek refuge and go to be filled up by your spouse. I think this prayer for peace is key to creating a safe haven for the world’s woes.  I think of peace as harmony, tranquility and calm. It reflects the absence of conflict or strife, but also an agreement of mutual concord between individuals. Today, let’s try to create that tranquility and pray for peace in our marriage.

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Marriage Prayer Challenge Day 2

Marriage Prayer Challenge Day 2

Ephesians 1:18a (NIV) I pray that the eyes of your heart may be enlightened in order that you may know the hope to which he has called you,

Today’s Prayer: Praying for our husband’s heart.

Day 2:

Today is the day to “pray for your husband’s heart”, pray that God guards his heart. Softens things of God and have a heart for you and your family. My husband works hard providing for our family and being a strong man. I pray that the hardships of the world don’t effect him. I also pray that he has the opportunity to be a light for God to lead people closer to Him. Our family bible verse is Matthew 5:16, so I pray that He is able to do that despite what the world brings to him.Today in your prayers let’s include our husband’s hearts.

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Marriage Prayer Challenge Day 1

Periscope is a new social media platform that is powered by Twitter. An amazing group that glorifies God and Sisterhood is the #PeriSistersInChrist. For the month of August they are have challenged us to pray for our husbands for the next 30 Days. I didn’t quite make it through the entire month of August; UPDATE 10/10/15 Here I am again praying for my marriage. It couldn’t hurt right, I am so blessed to have married my best friend but like in anything that I do I want to be really good at it. Last month, I honored my temple through prayer and it helped my relationship with God, fitness and food so I decided to take on this challenge again. Please join me!

Wives Prayer Challenge Day 1

Today’s Prayer: Praying for a heart of Prayer

Philippians 4:6 (NIV)Do not be anxious about anything, but in everything by prayer and...

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