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SOME FACTS YOU MUST KNOW BEFORE MARRIAGE (FEELING LOVE VRS ACTING LOVE)

TORCHWORLD MINISTRIES

ARTICLE BY APOSTLE JOSEPH MINTAH
RELATIONSHIP THURSDAY

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Love is such a beautiful thing. Falling in love is even more beautiful. It portends God’s creativity. It is so thrilling, only God could have thought about it. The feeling of having somebody special in your life, the thought of being the object of another person’s love and admiration. All are certainly priceless and precious.

Unfortunately that is the only brand of love the world knows about. All the talk and songs about love today, will undoubtedly revolve around feelings of love. It’s always about how emotionally endeared we are to somebody, the feelings we have in our bodies or the butterflies in our belly.

Unfortunately what most people don’t know is that in marriage, you will not have those exciting and romantic feelings all the time. Yes. You heard right. After sometime in your marriage you will realize that you must activate those romantic feelings on purpose and intentionally. It is not automatic. But when you act love, you will feel love. When you decide to focus on your spouse and think of ways you can comfort, nurture and bring joy to him or her, you will suddenly ‘feel love’.

People sometimes are shocked when after the ‘honey moon’ months, things become dry and mechanical. They become confused thinking that something is wrong with them or their spouse. Nothing is wrong. You have just been weaned of ‘feeling love’. Now you must ‘act love’ in order to ‘feel love’.