Remarriage and Blending

For some, remarriage can offer hope to those who have suffered loss.  Marriage and blending families is an opportunity to extend your capacity to love and to practice the attribute of patience and forgivingness. Understanding the potential problems and difficulties inherent in second marriages can help you avoid pitfalls and have realistic expectations that will more likely lead to a happy family life.


Marriage: Your Highest Priority
Those who enter into marriage should be fully prepared to establish their marriage as the first priority in their lives
James E Faust

Making Family Life a Priority
Good homes are still the best source of good humans.
Neil A Maxwell

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Couples of all ages share the many ways they have found to express love for each other.  A widower shares His experiences with expressions of love and how we can work towards lasting marriage relationships

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      This week Kaleeya, Tytus and I were at the pool. The big kids were at school. We were having fun playing in the water and enjoying some one on one time. The pool was empty for a while until another little family showed up. The parents had two young...

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A marriage, like a human life, is a precious, living thing. Spouses should exercise faith in Christ and love for each other to heal and strengthen their marriage relationship.

The Atonement of Jesus Christ can heal the pain of a troubled or broken marriage for all who humbly seek His help.  Prayer, repentance and change can strengthen marriages and bring families closer together.