Splendor and majesty are before him; strength and joy in his dwelling place. I offer my praise to God even when the darkest nights fall upon me. You are faithful! I know You will see me through this. I find myself being filled up with joy as I choose to praise God regardless of how I feel about my current circumstances. Can you take a moment to praise God today? Stop whatever you are doing and place your eyes on Jesus. May He be the Author and Perfecter of your faith.
In one way or another, we have all witnessed the effect of praise. Praise completes the joy of an experience. Have you ever been to a sporting event where the crowd was very quiet? The silence is almost unbearable. The most enthusiastic fans repeat those great moments to one another over and over again! Likewise, we will find energy coursing through our spiritual lives when we repeat — over and over — the mighty acts of God in history and his acts in our own lives. It is good to celebrate the joy and wonder of our relationship with the Lord.
It's why TBMs are so bugged by people that leave the church. Listen to the still small voiceв. There is rarely minute that goes by where I am not thinking about him in some way. That is the million dollar question. And by joining I mean become just as fanatic in it as she is All her life she's been taught that she needs to be married in a Mormon temple Wife left when I came out If her family are all Traditional Believing Mormons, they will try to convert you. That my heavenly father hates my decision to marry my husband. I have had to compromise more often than I would have liked. She's such a martyr and a great person for doing this. This means first being clear that you want to go on a date. I really do have strong feelings for him and want to make this work… but I'm beginning to feel like I have no identity of my own anymore and I will forever just be, "the doctor's wife.
There are other rewards, like him being available during the week or on odd days when other dads aren't, and knowing that we don't have to struggle financially as many of our friends do in this tough economy. But remember that it is also your wife's choice to obey or disobey, and that you have no authority over her as a person, either. On the other hand, if you believe God is bigger than we can imagine, and is not constrained by religious dogma, you have as good a chance as any at a happy, thriving relationship. If you try to deconvert her I suggest indirectly at first. Is he willing to, nay, interested. We have family prayer every day and read the scriptures occasionally.