I have been pondering what might be a good title or theme to make people perk up and take notice about marriage reconciliation. I haven’t thought of a good one yet, but I have been noticing other titles and phrases lately that have caught my attention.
“Thrill of the Chaste” by Dawn Eden http://www.dawneden.com/. Dawn Eden grew up as a secular Jew, became a rock historian in New York, lived a promiscuous lifestyle in hopes of finding a husband, then came to Christ, started to live a chaste lifestyle, and is now Catholic. Her book is about her journey from promiscuity to chastity but she does it in away that is very authentic and very life affirming. She puts a positive spin on chastity rather than the normal “just be chaste so God doesn’t hate you, you don’t get pregnant, or get an STD” rhetoric.
‘The 30-Day Sex Challenge” This is done by Relevant Christian Church in Florida http://www.relevantchurch.com/. They challenged married couples to have sex every day for 30 days and singles to abstain for 30 days. The goal is to build new habits: for marrieds, to meet each other’s emotional needs, and for singles, realizing that God’s way of chastity works. There is a daily study including Scripture, for both singles and marrieds. The studies focus on meeting each other’s needs. The headline grabs your attention, but the message goes much deeper.
“Divorce Busting” by Michelle Weiner-Davis. She is a Jewish therapist who is a bulldog on saving marriages. She is at http://www.divorcebusting.com/.
Jon Van Epp wrote “How to Avoid Marrying a Jerk” at http://www.nojerks.com/. He teaches women what to look for so they don’t end up marrying a jerk.
One of our passions is to help marriages in crises to find hope and to reconcile. What title would catch your eye that would help you to read more/listen more and be encouraged to dig deeper in your relationship for healing?