Most of my readers know that my husband Richard passed away four years ago.My late husband Richard and I were married 18 months when he passed away.We met on myspace in 2007 and were myspace friends.We would talk at least 12 hours a day to each other either on yahooim or on the phone.We knew each other for 18 months when we married in Feb 2009.
I was married for a very short time when I was in my early 20's and it was an abusive marriage.
Richard definitely was so much different from my first husband.Richard was my best friend,respected me very much.Richard and I always tried our best to listen to God and what His plans were for our marriage.
This book is definitely written for any season of married life.From newlyweds to older marriages.This book dives deep into the scripture and scripture references that intertwine with the lesson he is teaching.The Bible is the best guide to go to on marriage.The book does stick to Biblical truths that can and will transform marriages.The book is wonderful to read together as a couple.My late husband and I read the Bible together daily.I wish this book was around when he was still alive because I am sure Richard would of loved this book as much as I have.There are questions at the end of each chapter of this the book and it gives you the opportunity to have more intimate conversations with your spouse.
I Give A Lifelong Love: What If Marriage Is about More Than Just Staying Together?
by Gary Thomas
About the book:
Hardcover / 316 Pages
Discover how to live out a sacred marriage. You believe your marriage has eternal purposes. you long for it to reach beyond your home and encourage others. But what does it look like to have a spiritually intentional relationship in the midst of dirty dishes, work deadlines, and car pools? In Sacred Marriage, Gary Thomas showed us that God designed marriage to make us holy more than to make us happy. Now, in A Lifelong Love, Thomas gives us the practical tools to craft our marriages into inspiring relationships that breathe spiritual life to others. Whatever season of marriage you are in, A Lifelong Love gives your the practical help you need to infuse your marriage with a spiritual passion that will not only change you but will change the world around you.
Part One: The Magnificent Obsession
Part Two: Growing Together
Part Three: The Journey Towards Love
Hardcover: 336 pages
Publisher: David C. Cook (October 1, 2014)
Product Dimensions: 8.4 x 5.6 x 1.3 inches
Official Website: www.alifelonglove.com
About the author:
Gary Thomas is writer-in-residence at Second Baptist Church in Houston, a frequent guest on Focus on the Family and FamilyLife Today radio, and a popular speaker. His award-winning books, including The Sacred Search, have been translated into over a dozen languages and together have sold more than a million copies worldwide. Thomas and his wife have been married thirty years and have three children.