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  • Day 23 Love Always Protects- Done

    I actually made this very simple a while ago. I threw out everything that would interfere with my wife. If she needs me I stop and give her my undivided attention. Right now since she is only home a few days a week this has been relatively easy. My hope...
  • Day 23

    Weekend update. Thursday my wife asked me to take her car to the shop to get it looked at because it was acting funny. I haven't driven the car for months, since she left. I took it to a local shop and they gave it a tune up and told me there was...
  • Day 22 Love is Faithful- Done

    Without Christ I would have already stepped out of this marriage. Because of Christ and His love for me I am now able to love my wife regardless of her actions. I can only try to show her love unconditionally. I texted her the exact words in the dare...
  • Day 21 Love is Satisfied in God- Done

    I have been spending much of my time with God- reading, praying, sometimes just talking. When I read the first chapter of Proverbs as suggested by today's dare I got stuck on verse seven. The fear of the Lord is the beginning of knowledge, But fools...
  • Day 20 Love is Jesus Christ- Done

    I gave my life to Jesus before I started the Love Dare but I have learned much in the last 20 days. I have grown immensly from this book. I live my life according to His love and I am determined to live love and show love always.
  • Day 19 Love is Impossible- Done

    There were many days that seemed impossible. My wife won't talk to me about anything outside of "business" which is the kids. I have found a creative way to do every day and even with no response from her I feel good doing them because it's...
  • Day 18 Love Seeks to Understand- Done

    This was a rough one. After church and the kids were fed I began preparing a meal. It was very simple because I am not a very good cook- Chicken, noodles and green beans. I set the table with a candle and white grape juice. The kids were all in their...
  • Day 17 Love Promotes Intimacy- Done

    My wife hasn't been home for two days. I sent her a text last night after reading and praying. It said: 1 John 4:18 "There is no fear in love, but perfect love casts out fear, because fear involves torment. But he who fears has not been made...
  • Day 16 Love Intercedes- Done

    This dare didn't seem too bad. I pray for my wife multiple times a day. I just didn't focus my prayer on three specific things. Here are the three things I came up with: Spending time with the family Obedience to God Accepting my faults Then I...
  • Day 15 Love Is Honorable- Done

    I had to pray on this one a bit because I do all the things that are suggested in the text and I really couldn't think of anything to do. I did manage to do two things that I thought were out of the ordinary. One, I cleaned up the dining room table...
  • Day 14 Love Takes Delight- Done as good as possible

    My wife has made it perfectly clear in the last few weeks that she does not want anything to do with me. She said she does not want to spend time with me even if it is with the kids. I thought all day about how to accomplish this dare and all I could...
  • Day 13 Love Fights Fair- Done

    I used the Rules of Engagement suggested and personalized them to myself and added a few then gave them to her. I made myself a copy so I can read them every day to remind myself of my commitment. I didn't ask her to work on a list with me because...
  • Day 12 Love Lets The Other Win- Done

    Day 12 is done and was successful. Two of my daughters and I got home from a Bible study at 9:30 and I greeted my wife with enthusiasm. I was filled with the Holy Spirit after the Bible study. I had resolved to make sure the kids were all in bed by 10pm...
  • Day 12 Love Lets The Other Win

    Today seems like an easy dare. One thing we have always disagreed on is making the kids go to bed at a specific time. Tonight I will tell her that I am putting her preference first and getting the kids in bed by their appointed time and I will continue...
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