Working on a marriage to keep it healthy and happy is not easy and can get complicated. However, it can be simplified by meeting each other's basic need of love and respect.
Cristina Harty shares a story from New York best-selling book "Love and Respect" by Emerson Eggerichs about spoken words that can lift someone up or tear them down.
James 1:26 "Keep a tight reign on your tongue."
"Our husbands need to know that we respect them." -- Cristina Harty
Cristina shares a Valentine’s story from her childhood that impacted her life greatly. She gives you great tips on how to make your family feel loved and special on Valentine’s Day!
“The greatest thing you can give your family is your love.” – Cristina Harty
Do to others as you would have them do to you.
Have you ever thought about how you give and receive love? Watch this video by Cristina Harty to discover what your primary love language is. She shares a candid moment in her marriage when her husband did not speak her love language.
"You can never assume your spouse knows your love language. You must draw up the strength to tell him what makes you feel loved." - Cristina Harty
1 Corinthians 13:6-8
Love does not delight in evil but rejoices with the truth. It always protects, always trusts, always hopes, always perseveres. Love never fails.
* Cristina Harty references the #1 New York Times Bestseller book:
"The 5 Love Languages" by Gary Chapman
Do you struggle accepting your own body? (especially after baby?) Have magazine images of celebrities and women's perfect bodies' warped your mind of what you should look like? Kristina Gill and Cristina Harty discuss how to joyfully embrace yourself in the moment.
“You are beautiful just the way you are.” -- Cristina Harty
1 Samuel 16:7
The Lord does not look at the things people look at. People look at the outward appearance, but the Lord looks at the heart.
How much time do you waste thinking about your weight? Cristina Harty shares her secrets to being healthy and thin after having five children.
“I purpose to keep my mind centered around the way Christ thinks of me.”- Cristina Harty
Put on the new self who is being renewed to a true knowledge according to the image of the One who created him.
Do you struggle with your self-image and accepting God's love for you? Nancy Kalman and Cristina Harty share how you can have a healthy self-image and it’s not the way you think. Cristina Harty says, “A lot of times we think if we will look better, we will feel better, but it boils down to accepting God’s love for you.”
“My identity is based off the Love God has for me.”- Nancy Kalman
No power in the sky above or in the earth below—indeed, nothing in all creation will ever be able to separate us from the love of God that is revealed in Christ Jesus our Lord.
Did you make a New Year’s resolution this year? Cristina Harty shares how 80 percent of people who make New Year’s resolutions fail. She gives you practical tips to ensure you are not part of this statistic.
“Until you love yourself right where you are at, you are not going to love yourself when you reach your goal.” – Cristina Harty
Do not conform to the pattern of this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind.