Change marks the Christian walk and the Christian marriage. Marriage stumbles on the wrapped package, and expectations fall onto the muddy path. We pick up the expectations one by one and ask, “what happened?” We grab the expectation for our relationship with each other and compare it to our present-day, helter-skelter routine. To grow in our marriage relationship, we must wrestle with our expectations and hand them over to God. When we are able to see our husbands as God’s image-bearers, we can create joy together.
In The Gospel of Happiness, Christopher Kaczor writes, “I hoped to write a book that would be helpful for Christians by providing a glimpse into an exciting new development called positive psychology which can significantly enrich their lives and provide surprising new justifications for practices recommended by Jesus himself.” In 1998, Martin Seligman, president-elect of […]