Take Time Enough For Love
By: Marie Jon'
God’s plan for marriage included companionship and sexual enjoyment. It is undeniable that The Almighty created marriage as the place where both man and woman meet their sexual needs. Within Holy Matrimony there is a deep abiding love that is naturally expressed in the act of intimacy. However, at times, life can become complicated and hurried. Many couples become distracted to the point where they spend less quality time together within the bedroom.
Todayâ€™s women work and are tired after a long day. When they walk into the door they immediately begin tending to the children, cleaning, helping with schoolwork and preparing the evening dinner. Men get up extremely early to hit the freeways. They spend eight or more long hours at work before their tedious commute in heavy traffic to return home. All of this stress takes a toll on marriage. Too often couples collapse into bed with hardly enough thought or energy to say good night.
Love making is a beautiful and sensual act that the Lord ordained. He knows life often presents many difficult challenges. Couples can get through both the good and the bad times of living by becoming close through the gift of tender intimacy. When a husband or wife lovingly touches one another, a hormone called oxytocin is released. This hormone causes the couple “to feel connected,” and desire more of each other.
The following words are well founded: “Never say no to a husband who wants sex.”â€” Dr. Laura Schlessinger Do not allow a busy schedule to interfere with making time for one another. When couples neglect each other’s needs they release less of the hormone, causing them to “feel emotionally and physically withdrawn” which results in a downward spiral of marital sexuality. However, there are titillating ways to remedy this situation. You don’t need to travel to some far exotic shore to create an interesting evening. Just begin to caress and embrace your lover, even when you don’t feel as though you want to. Follow this advice and your feelings will quickly become reality. I’ll leave the rest to your own imagination.
God created sex to bind a couple together. It is one of the most powerful emotions given to man. Without sounding rudimentary, oxytocin is within the human brain to help bring about intimacy, which is the secret to a happy marriage. Surrender to a better way to live created by an Almighty God who knows all about love. “For this reason a man shall leave his father and mother and be joined to his wife, and the two shall become one flesh.”â€” Ephesians 5:31
Because marriage is an institution established by God, the divine commandments that relate to marriage are just as important as those that relate to the plan of salvation or to worship. The Creator and the Designer of marriage alone can best teach us how a husband and wife should live together. Every truth concerning a happy and successful marital relationship is based upon biblical teaching.
Make time enough for love. God interned love to continue to grow and last forever. May God help us to have better marriages and better families. And may our families honor and glorify God.
“Let the husband render to his wife the affection due her, and likewise also the wife to her husband. The wife does not have authority over her own body, but the husband does. And likewise the husband does not have authority over his own body, but the wife does.”â€” 1 Corinthians 7:3-4
Marie is a political/religious-based writer and founder of www.DrawingClose.org â€” a sister website to Renew America. Marie extends her hand of welcome; visit Drawing Close and receive your free gift of salvation by taking an online Bible study.
Marie’s writings have appeared on many sites, including ABCNews.com, USATODAY.com,The Huffington Post, and The Wall Street Journal.com, to name a few. Marie brings a refreshing and spirited point of view that is reflected in her writings. Marie is a nurse, a lay student of the Bible, and a patriot. She is an advocate for American troops serving abroad, as well as the Blue and Gold Star Mothers of America and their families. Marie enjoys Townhall.com radio, Rush Limbaugh, Mark Levin, Sean Hannity