Strengthening Interfaith Marriage

For many couples religion unifies and strengthens their marriage. For others, it tears them apart. When individuals from two different religions marry, they sometimes begin a lifetime of disagreements that can be devastating to the sacred union of marriage. Religion is a very important part of many people's lives. A study done in the United States showed that 89% of happily married couples agreed on how spiritual values and beliefs are expressed. Even couples who attend services in differ...
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Benefits of Couple Prayer

Prayer can be defined as a two-way personal communication between an individual or couple and God. It is a vibrant, vital link with a Supreme Being that gives meaning to a person's life. Prayer allows individuals, couples, and families to come closer to God through healing. Prayer can be meditative (silent), colloquial (asking for abstract things like guidance or forgiveness), petitionary (asking for materialistic things), or ritual (memorized or read from a book). While it can be all of the...
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Can a Split-Faith Marriage Work?

By Brigham F. Marriage is supposed to be about one-ness. The Book of Genesis says man and wife "shall be one flesh." At least for me and my wife, when we got married we replaced our separate bank accounts with a joint account, got rid of our separate college pads in favor of our own one-bedroom, and, most importantly, embarked from the safety of our respective parents' families to begin our own new family. Sure, we still have our separate interests--I love mountain biking, she loves making aw...
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