“… I pray that I would put my hope in you alone, remember that it’s never too late for you to restore and heal my marriage…”
Help me to remember that you are in control, even when it seems like everything is out of control (Proverbs 19:21), that I have nothing to fear (Isaiah 41:10), and that love is a choice, not always a feeling. You have the power and ability to grow or restore the love in my heart for my spouse when it feels like it is gone (Proverbs 28:26; Jeremiah 17:9). All I need to do is ask you to change my heart.
I place my hope in you (Psalm 33:20-22), not in my spouse, because I know that joy, fulfillment, and hope can only come and last when I have found it in you. Help me to help my spouse place his hope in you as well.
Thank you for your word that directs us in the way we should go and guides us (Psalm 32:8), for it truly gives us all that we need for life and godliness (2 Peter 1:3).
Gina Smith and her husband have served on a Christian college campus as the on-campus parents for over 20 years. They have lived on the campus where they homeschooled and raised both of their children. In her spare time she loves to write and recently authored her first book, “Grace Gifts: Practical Ways To Help Your Children Understand God's Grace." She also writes at her personal blog: ginalsmith.com.
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