LYH60: Why Generosity Improves Your Life Philosophy

Generosity Philosophy
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Listen to Kim Trumbo discuss:

  • What led to her focus on Generosity
  • Reducing our debt so that we can be more giving
  • The heroes who live to give
  • The personal transformation that comes from generosity
  • Can giving be manipulative
  • And, much more…

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LYH59: Keys to Effective Listening [PODCAST]

Keys to Effective Listening
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  • Featured Presentation: The Keys to Effective Listening
  • Guest: Marva Shand-McIntosh, Founder of I Love to Listen Day

Featured Presentation

Listen to Marva Shand-McIntosh discuss:

  • What it means to really listen
  • The impact of listening on home and work life
  • The importance of learning to listen to God
  • How to truly listen to yourself
  • All about I Love to Listen Day (10th Anniversary)
  • And, much more…

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LYH58: Ruth’s Prayer: The Secret to a Long-lasting Marriage [PODCAST]

Ruth's Prayer
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You can find the full blog post on this topic at haroldarnold.com/ruthsprayer

Ruth’s Prayer

Evangelist Billy Graham has led more than 2.5 million people to Christ worldwide. It is estimated that this dairy farmer from Charlotte, North Carolina, has had a lifetime audience, including those reached through television and radio broadcasting, exceeding two billion people. This audience has included every sitting American president since Harry Truman and the leaders of innumerable countries. Graham writes in his autobiography that from a young age he understood his purpose – to preach the gospel.

Billy Graham has deservedly received many accolades for his faith journey and evangelism.  But, I believe that his great achievements were buttressed and maybe even empowered by someone who hasn’t received the same attention—his wife Ruth Bell Graham.

Billy and Ruth met when they were students together at Wheaton College. When considering matrimony, Billy Graham records Ruth’s prayer in his autobiography (Graham, 2007). It reads as follows, “Ruth went back to her room (she later told me), got on her knees, and told the Lord that if she could spend the rest of her life serving Him with me, she would consider it the greatest privilege imaginable”.

  • Step 1:  Seek God’s direction
  • Step 2: Choose who to serve
  • Step 3: Commit for life
  • Step 4: Acknowledge the privilege

This extraordinary prayer is for any couple that seeks to pursue their ultimate life’s purpose as a partnership. Make the decision today to pray that the Lord give you the rest of your life to spend in service to Him with your spouse. Then let your attitude and your action demonstrate that it is the greatest privilege imaginable. I promise that this will unleash the unimaginable in your life.

Let me know if you and your spouse can commit to that prayer.

LYH57: Three Keys to a More Intimate Marriage [PODCAST]

Marital Intimacy 2.0
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You can find the full blog post on this topic at haroldarnold.com/mi20

Marital Intimacy Ground Zero

Most chronic intimacy-related challenges fall into one or more of five categories:

  • Biological issues that make it difficult to perform optimally
  • Libido differences
  • Inattentiveness to spousal intimacy needs/satisfaction
  • Spousal neglect
  • Infidelity-induced emotional distance

Marital Intimacy 1.0

  • Contentment with the status quo rather than expectation that better marital intimacy is possible
  • Difficulty talking about sexual satisfaction and desires
  • “Faking it”
  • Visualization of others during intercourse with your spouse
  • Reliance on pornography and erotica to achieve sexual satisfaction
  • Emotionless sex (dubbed “sextimacy”)

Marital Intimacy 2.0

Three Steps to Marital Intimacy 2.0:

  1. Incorporate worship time as a couple as part of your “foreplay”
  2. Pray during the sexual encounter
  3. Express Thankfulness
Get your free copy of the “10 Proven Steps to Extraordinary Influence” at haroldarnold.com

Check out the blog post HERE to read more about this.

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Marital Intimacy 2.0: Finding God Between the Sheets

Over the past several years, I have spoken and taught thousands of couples about the importance of growing their marriage into the purpose for which it was designed. I have challenged them to embrace their differences as integral to their destiny. I have encouraged couples to resist the marital drift that will rob them of their vitality as a couple. And, I have done my best to push couples to believe that godly obedience would yield benefits in all facets of their marriage—including their intimacy. But, this past weekend I got a new revelation on marital intimacy. I call it Marital Intimacy 2.0. And, I think it may change everything inside and outside my bedroom.

Marital Intimacy 2.0

 

So, let me first make it clear that I have a great marriage. And, I tremendously enjoy my intimate times with my wife. She has been a amazing partner over our nearly twenty-seven years of marriage. We make ourselves available for each other. We seek to please each other’s intimacy needs—though honestly I feel she sometimes does that better than I do. But, that’s another story. The key point here is that I feel very blessed with what happens in our bedroom.