When Secret Service agents guard the President, they regard the President's life as more important than their own individual lives. Guard your marriages in the same way. You may be required to sacrifice part of your individual life -- hobbies, profession, TV time, computer time, sports activities -- to strengthen your marriage. If you're both willing to make your marriage a priority, however, and guard it from internal and external dangers, your home will be a safe haven.

1 Thessalonians 4:3"It is God's will that you should be holy; that you should avoid sexual immorality; that each of you should learn to control his own body in a way that is holy and honorable, not in passionate lust like those who do not know God." (NIV)

Originally posted June 22, 2005

Adapted from   Avoiding the Greener Grass Syndrome: How to Grow Affair Proof Hedges Around Your Marriage
 (Kregel Publications 2004)

Nancy C. Anderson and her husband of 27 years, live in Orange County, California with their teenage son. If you would like more information about Nancy's book, affair proofing your marriage, or the Andersons speaking at your couples' event, visit  www.RonAndNancyAnderson.com.

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