This practical book provides 31 days of challenges to help you and your spouse talk, flirt, and explore all three levels of sexual intimacy--physical, emotional, and spiritual--so you both can experience the best sex ever. Sex is incredibly important in a marriage, and yet many things can throw it off course. Whether you are engaged and afraid you won't be able to light the spark, are newlyweds who haven't started off well, or have been married 5, 10, 25 years, or more and you'd like to recapture the spark you once had, this book is for you! The challenges aim to spice up the bedroom while guiding you through all three levels of sexual intimacy. As you go through these challenges with lots of laughter and enjoyment, sex will stop being a source of tension and become something fun that brings you together, just the way God intended. The challenges slowly build on each other to help you: Turn sex into something positive Understand each other's sexual drives Debunk Hollywood myths and expectations about sex Hit the reset button on your sex life Make little changes that have big rewards Navigate sex after parenthood And keep the momentum going! You're meant to have an abundant marriage--so don't settle for mediocre. Start your 31-day journey today!
Release on 2019-02-05 | by Joel Schmidgall,Nina Schmidgall
Author: Joel Schmidgall,Nina Schmidgall
Dream big, pray hard, and think long--together. Marriage is your most sacred relationship on this earth, and prayer is the single most powerful way to transform it. It's time to learn the relational truths in the legend of Honi the Circle Maker--a man bold enough to draw a circle in the sand and not leave it until God answered his impossible prayer. The commitment made in the sacred circle of marriage requires the same kind of boldness and resolve as the Circle Maker. Honi's prayer saved a generation, and your prayers can transform your relationship. Praying Circles around Your Marriage draws from the life-changing principles Mark Batterson outlines in his New York Times bestseller The Circle Maker. Joined by Pastor Joel and Nina Schmidgall who serve with Mark at National Community Church, the authors draw from personal stories, Scripture, and practical insight. You'll discover seven key prayer circles for your marriage: Vision Circle, Romance Circle, War Circle, Dance Circle, Support Circle, Storm Circle, and Legacy Circle. Through these circles you will: Discover your shared vision and find a new combined purpose together Turn the tables on conflict and access the gift of being known Be a student of your spouse and ensure a connected and intimate relationship Build a foundation for your marriage that will help you weather the trials that are sure to come Learn to draw a larger circle around your marriage so that your unified purpose can be a blessing to others The truth is this: what your marriage will become is determined by how you pray. Bold prayers honor God. God honors bold prayers. Praying Circles around Your Marriage will empower you and your spouse to identify your greatest dreams for the most important relationship in your life, and pray the kind of audacious prayers in which God finds delight. After all, your life together has a legacy to leave for future generations. It's time to start circling.
Because a Great Relationship Doesn't Happen by Accident
Author: Sheila Wray Gregoire
Is what you believe about marriage getting in the way of a GREAT relationship? When you’ve put into practice all the usual advice, but your marriage still falls short of the intimacy and joy you want, what then? Are patience and perseverance your only hope for a better relationship? Author and speaker Sheila Wray Gregoire says, “Absolutely not!” The solution to a happier relationship is not found in being a more patient, more perfect wife, but in taking responsibility for what you can do—and especially for how you think about your marriage. She challenges you to replace pat Christian answers with nine biblical truths that will radically shift your perspective on your husband, your relationship, and your role in God’s design for marriage, including… · My Husband Can’t Make Me Mad · Being One Is More Important Than Being Right · Having Sex Is Not the Same as Making Love With humor and honesty, Sheila invites you to believe that God wants to bring oneness and intimacy to your marriage—and challenges you to partner with Him in that process by changing the way you think. From the Trade Paperback edition.
You dont have to be married very long to discover that your husband will not live up to all your expectations. And even if he is Mr. Wonderful, he will still do things that disappoint you and even make you unhappy. But being a happy wife has more to do with choice than circumstance. It begins with your personal decision to choose happiness. And its characterized by a thread of thanksgiving that runs through your life, bringing with it contentment and cheerfulness. In 31 Days to Becoming a Happy Wife, Arlene Pellicane explores five character traits you can choose to develop in your journey toward happiness. Organized into 31 daily readings, her biblically based insights will show you the way to become Hopefulbelieve that a happy marriage is within your reach; Adaptablelearn to be open to change; Positivechoose to be more optimistic; Purposefuldiscover a new vision for your role as a wife; and Yieldedexperience joy as you submit to Gods plan. Commit yourself to this month-long quest to becoming a happy wife and discover newfound joy for yourself and for your husband. The book includes a Happy Wives Club Discussion Guide, filled with thought-provoking questions for each daily reading that will enhance your personal or group study.
In 31 Days to a Happy Mom, Arlene Pellicane helps you get a grip and find your smile. In her easy-to-read-and-apply guide, you will learn the keys to being a happy mom. Packed with encouragement, funny stories, and wisdom from experienced mothers, this book will change your home for the better...beginning with you.
Parents of teens today face overwhelming challenges. Whether a model child out in a dangerous world or a rebellious maverick who's breaking mom and dad's hearts, every teen needs prayer. But where do parents start? Susan Yates offers parents a clear-cut and simple plan for praying for their teens. 31 Days of Prayer for My Teen helps parents focus on the needs of their teens and pray effectively for things like o moody, unloveable, or rebellious teens o friends and role models o temptation and decision making o sibling rivalry and anger o self-centeredness and doubt o and much more. Each prayer includes Scripture readings and journal questions for more in-depth study.
In her fabulous new book, 7 DAYS TO AMAZING SEX, sex and lifestyle expert Sarah Hedley explains how to completely revitalise your sex life in just seven days. Not only will she help you to feel sexier and more confident in the bedroom, but you will also see benefits in every area of your life. A healthy, regular sex life will: * Make you look younger and live longer* Help you reduce your weight and improve overall fitness* Defend against illness and relieve pain* Boost your self-esteem and reduce stressPacked with Q&A sessions, real-life case studies, practical exercises and essential tips, this is the perfect book for everyone who cares about their health, sex life and wellbeing and wants to change them for the better.
Originally published in 1945, this book presents a detailed study of the nature of sex hormones and the reactions of living tissues towards them, providing a co-ordinated summary of experimental inquiries in the field. A variety of tables and illustrative figures are also included, together with a glossary and a list of references. This book will be of value to anyone with an interest in the history of science and endocrinology.