It can be so easy to focus on the irritations with our spouse. But this is a sure-fire way to have a marriage that is critical and self-focused. And we don’t want that, do we? Of course not. In today’s video, we talk about how to be flexible with our spouse and give them grace.
[0:20] It can be really easy to focus on where our spouse isn’t measuring up, but this is where grace needs to step in.
[0:55] Diverting our focus is a great tactic that the enemy can use to distract us from the beauty of our marriage.
[1:12] Take a step back and stop honing in on what we are so frustrated about with our spouse.
[1:20] Stop comparing your spouse and relationship to others.
[1:32] Take a step back and acknowledge the growth that has happened in your spouse and in your marriage.
[2:10] Give your spouse grace and recognize where they have grown.
[2:35] It’s not about perfection.
[5:00] When both spouses are in a space of being submitted to the Lord and continuing to grow, then they’re going to be making shifts and having heart shifts. We have to notice this and cheer them on.
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