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June 28, 2017

Pope Francis says that “I’m sorry” is a phrase husbands and wives should say often. If it’s hard for you to say “I’m sorry,” or to offer forgiveness, pray for a softened heart.

June 27, 2017

Gratitude dispels anger. If you are angry at your spouse, think of the times when he/she did something loving for you.

June 26, 2017

Be intentional about giving your spouse your undivided attention when you see each other after your daily duties. Set aside time to sit together and talk about the highs and lows of your days.

June 25, 2017

“Even all the hairs on your head are counted.” (Mt 10:30) Isn’t it so easy to get caught up in the worries of everyday life? In today’s Gospel, Jesus reminds us of God the Father’s unending care for us. Give Him your worries, whether big or small, and trust in His providence.

June 24, 2017

John the Baptist leapt in the womb when Mary greeted his mother, Elizabeth. What a joyful scene! Pray for couples expecting children today, and for those who await this blessing.

June 23, 2017

“Rejoice to the extent that you share in the sufferings of Christ.” (1 Pt 4:13) Jesus’ Sacred Heart loves the world enough to suffer for it. Unite your sufferings to those of Christ today.

June 22, 2017

First thing in the morning, start the day by giving your spouse a hug. Physical touch is important for building intimacy – plus, it gives you a positive mentality.

June 21, 2017

Remember that your marriage is a covenant that involves God, husband, and wife. Take time each day to pray for God’s help in loving your spouse. Give thanks daily for the gift of your family!

June 20, 2017

Choose a virtue to practice today. Don’t tell anybody what it is but consider charity, joy, peace, patience, kindness, or generosity.

June 19, 2017

(Reader’s Tip) If you do something wrong, don’t say, “I’m sorry,” which doesn’t need a response. Say, “Will you forgive me?” The other spouse has to say “yes” or “no.” If “no,” you need to talk.