FIRST TRY – VALUE OTHERS (Day 3 of 7)
(Need to start at the beginning? Day 1)
In order to look to the interests of others (especially your sweetie), you have to know a little something about them.
Do nothing from selfish ambition or conceit, but in humility count others more significant than yourselves. Let each of you look not only to his own interests, but also to the interests of others. Philippians 2:3-4
Why not invite your spouse out for coffee or for a walk after dinner and talk about what’s important to you both. Be sure to leave room for your spouse to finish their thoughts. Ask a question of two.
If what your spouse needs is really tough for you, try not to respond with a knee-jerk reaction “no”. Invite ongoing discussion for options and solutions, and pray about it daily for a while.
This is for real a serious thing. Having those conversations is an incredible expression of love.