Daily devotional books for dating couples
Marriage is one of the most intimate, rewarding experiences in life.Treat it with the honor, attention and love that it deserves.Couples working together toward the same goal will have to communicate, cooperate and merge strengths while overlooking or overcoming weaknesses. The stronger you are together, the stronger you will be as individuals.This not only requires time; it requires an authentic commitment.Back and forth I pace, trying to keep my emaciated body warm. I have been hungry for longer than I want to remember. Each day, as more of us disappear, the happy past seems also like a dream, and I sink deeper into despair. And then one day, just like that, the nightmare is over. But I still have the memory of this girl, a memory I carry in my heart as I move to America to start a new life. We cannot take our eyes from each other as we recognize the soul behind the eyes, the dear friend we once loved so much, whom we have never stopped loving. Suddenly, I see something moving in the field beyond the camp’s two barbed wire fences. We will never see each other again.” Turning before I lose all control, I run away. If I did, I know she would see tears streaming down my face. Finally, I speak: “Roma, I was separated from you once, and I don’t ever want to be separated from you again.
But it is no different than any other day in the Nazi concentration camp. I have lost everything precious to me, including my family. “It is hard to describe how we felt about each other—after all, we were so young, and we only exchanged a few words when we could—but I can tell you, there was much love there. But I cannot bear to think that, and so I try to remember him as he was for those months we were given together.” With my heart pounding so hard I think it will explode, I look directly at Roma and ask, “And did that boy say to you one day, ‘Do not bring me an apple tomorrow. ” I take her hands in mine and answer, “Because I was that young boy, Roma.” For many moments, there is only silence. This fictional story offers a powerful glimpse of hope in the midst of terror. John tells us, “Whoever believes in the Son has eternal life” (John ). - James C Dobson • “The Girl with the Apple” by Herman and Roma Rosenblat.
It was obvious that these nimble creatures could not pass one another. It allowed two opponents to survive a crisis so both could get on with more important things.
As the goats approached each other, each feinted a power move at the other in what looked like the beginning of a battle. Zwingli applied the lesson to his next encounter with Luther.
— Philemon 1:8–9 During the Reformation, when Martin Luther and Ulrich Zwingli were exchanging strong words about Biblical interpretations and ecclesiastical practices, Zwingli spent a troubled morning walking the mountain trails of his beloved Switzerland.
From a distance he observed two goats making their way toward each other on a path barely stitched to the side of a cliff.