Podcast, Priorities

Fighting for Priorities When Marriage is Tough

Priorities are and will continue to be one of the biggest issues in every marriage. When your priorities are out of whack, it hurts. And when they’re properly ordered, everything just feels right. What would you say your ideal priority list looks like? Maybe something like this:

  1. God
  2. Others (spouse, then kids)
  3. Everyone/Everything else

Depending on the day you may be good at keeping those priorities. If you’re like us—human—you probably find it hard to keep your priorities in check when life gets busy and marriage feels difficult.

In today’s podcast, we look at the above traditional “Christian priority list” and call to question whether or not it’s the most helpful way to think of priorities. We hope you’ll join us by listening in!

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Mentioned in Today’s Show:

Show Notes:

Fighting for Healthy Priorities When Life Gets Busy and Marriage Feels Hard

  1. Rapid Fire Q&A: Selena is forced to answer some tough questions… namely, one she never thought she’d have to face.
  2. Hear one of the most poetic letters from a husband to his wife.
    (Go to https://fiercemarriage.com/podcast to write and send a letter to your spouse!)
  3. We discuss priorities:
    1. Scripture: Matthew 6:33 and Psalm 90:12
    2. Common problems What’s wrong with “The List”
    3. We propose a better/more integrated model for priorities
    4. The Couple’s Challenge (See below)
  4. We finished with our Highs & Lows for the week prior.
  5. Prayer

Today’s Couples Challenge:

Create a family vision statement (family verse, mission, core values, envision statements). Listen to the episode for more details about what this could mean for your family!

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