Do you ever feel like you have lost connection with your spouse. There are days when I feel so connected to my hubby and days, sometimes weeks, where I feel like something is in the middle of us and it is causing static between our words and emotions. Sometimes it feels like I am on one path and he is on another; we are yelling at each other but neither of us can understand the other. I often feel like it is my fault, even though I know I can't always be to blame. I do feel neglected often and, as you probably guessed, feel neglected right now. Well,  here is a prayer I came across tonight and wanted to share it with you...

Lord Jesus, grant that I and my spouse may have a true and understanding love for each other. Grant that we may both be filled with faith and trust. Give us the grace to live with each other in peace and harmony. May we always bear with one another's weaknesses and grow from each other's strengths. Help us to forgive one another's failings and grant us patience, kindness, cheerfulness and the spirit of placing the well-being of one another ahead of self. 
May the love that brought us together grow and mature with each passing year. Bring us both ever closer to You through our love for each other. Let our love grow to perfection. 
Amen

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kymbernv
Aug. 31, 2008 at 12:03 AM

AMEN!! Thanks for sharing, I know exactly what you mean!

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starm...
Aug. 31, 2008 at 12:04 AM

Thanks for sharing.. I think I might just print this out and hang it up somewhere.. We'll be saying that prayer all the time

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light...
Aug. 31, 2008 at 12:04 AM

Thank you!  That's all I can say...thank you!  Your post's timing was one of God's mysterious blessings!thank you

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sonsh...
Aug. 31, 2008 at 9:43 PM

I was actually having an emotional night and so glad that I could find something to help others too. I really liked this when I read it. I got comfort from it.

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light...
Nov. 8, 2008 at 5:51 PM

I was looking at some of the posts I had marked a shortcut too and found myself re-reading this one!  In truth I find myself returning to these words quite often...usually when my husband and I are on the outs!  You have, in just one short paragraph, given me the words I need to draw enough strength to keep on keeping on in my marriage.  Again I say thank you so very much!  Karla

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