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Best Gift For My Wife, Myself, and My Marriage


If you are married and have kids, you know how difficult it is to find time with your spouse. Last month after meditating for several hours one morning, I asked God what I could do to improve my marriage. I was in an incredible space and very sincere. The answer I got was to tell my wife that I want to spend more quality time with her and that I would like to take off work every Friday to spend the day with her if she was willing to join me. I was feeling very sincere and loving when I communicated it to. She was very moved and joyfully agreed. It’s been one month since I said that and we’ve had four great Fridays together, the kind we’ve rarely had in years. I know everyone can’t take off work on Fridays every week, but spending quality time with your spouse is one of the greatest gifts you can give to him or her, yourself, and your marriage. If you find it in your heart to want to spend more quality time with your spouse, perhaps you can get creative to figure out a way to do it. You won’t regret it!

  • Candace

    great idea! i know that answer would not have come without time in meditation, because without it we are too close to the surface, too close to all the things on our to do list to see how important it is to spend time with our mate. and i have really loved our Fridays…thank you.

  • Tamara

    something I would love is some more time with hubby just him and i even some quiet time without kids running around and a baby crying would be so wonderful its long over due.

  • Pauline

    It is never too late to learn about the gift of Great Fridays.



  • What a surprise to hear from you, Pauline! thanks for making me smile.

  • Dgrraj

    It is general to lead the family and life peaceful.fine.

  • Shenggeorge168

    im so happy that u think of that idea…. well being a daughter, if my parents will think of spending time with us it will really be great… but these days my siblings and i are very open minded about why my father need to be so busy with his work… now u need to love your work badly.. especially in the philippines its so hard to find job… so my father talked to us why he need to be busy… we are contented that we talk over phone or chatting…. by the way please tell your daughter happy b-day… wish her all the happiness and good health… and to ur wife candace hello…. 🙂

  • Wendi

    That is a beautiful gift. Thanks for sharing.


    Jim and I do every Friday together too 🙂

  • Definitely, DavidPaul. As parents it can be so easy to overlook the importance of time together. Thank you for sharing this reminder 🙂

  • Ndesnousse

    it’s great to spend time with your wife or with your husband.i am actually asking God to do a new thing in me and my husband so that we could be in love always.sometimes we go on the beach alone,enjoying the moon light.it is very romantic to be just the two us.

  • Gibifrancis

    I am not married, but certainly it is a good idea that you spent time with your dear ones in a fruitful manner. it strengthen your family. it strengthens your relationship. it strengthens your kids confidence. wishing you all success in your life. may the almighty guide you empower you throughout your life.

  • Good for you. So important to do in a marriage.

  • Jebsmos

    thanks for sharing this wonderful gift.i’m not married yet but i will keep this message in mind.i’ve already shared the message with my boyfriend.please can you share with me ‘the best gift for my relationship’?.thanks

  • Ndabapt

    Thank you for this site and the emails that are being send everything is all inspiring and God bless you, I have a 2 important prayer requests and am about to fast about them next week, I have faith and hope that it shall be granted, I need a husband (a God fearing man, who has eyes only for me, and I told God my desired husband I hope and have faith that he will give me what am asking), secondly I need a financial breakthrough, I need to be out of ITC, judgements, debt review, court orders etc. That is my biggest wish for 2011, I need to be able to buy my own car and my own house.

    God Bless

  • Grace Menia

    thank you for sharing us, it’s been a month that my family we’re not together because of having busy days….. but now i realize to spend more quality time with my husband and son…