“Give Birth” by Dr. Jené Walker 

Holy Spirit said to me, “Give Birth.” I was having a coaching session with an Apostle and we both kept saying that there was something about April and we were only in the month of February (Eruption of Divine Glory). I was looking at my calendar again and it was clear to me. Holy Spirit whispered, “Give Birth.” April is the season for us to give birth! It’s manifestation time. This entire month is the month for YOU to take action toward the dreams and visions that God has given you. There are no excuses this month. There are no hesitations this month. There is no more fear this month. It is time. Period. Give birth. God is going to put His supernatural glory, power, and anointing on all our natural efforts that Holy Spirit tells us to put forth but you must make the efforts this season. Be obedient to Holy Spirit if you can receive this Word in your spirit. Jené Elaine Walker #givebirth

“From Borrower to Lender through Divine Connections” by Dr. Jené Walker

Although I have the best parents in the world, they didn’t explicitly teach me about the significance of purchasing a home. They “told” me to buy one and that it was a goal but they didn’t give me instructions. I was living in pretty expensive apartments on a starting teacher’s salary. I got joy out of moving from fancy apartment to fancy apartment because I was uninformed and “appearance” was important to me.

God sent my girlfriend Betsy to plant a seed and water it.  She said, “Why don’t you buy a condo? I’m going to buy one and we can be neighbors.” I didn’t think I could afford a condo or a down payment. She said, “What are you paying in rent?” When I told her, she gasped. She walked me through the homeowner process. God sent more angels to help me through an “easy process” of purchasing my first home. This was a turning point in my life. My mortgage for my condo was $250.00 less than my rent for my apartment with the same exact utility bills and fees.

The enemy told me all kinds of lies to keep me as a borrower and not a lender. “You should wait until you’re married again to buy.” “You don’t even know if you will live here forever and you can’t get out of that condo.” The devil is a liar. God got me in the condo. Eight years later when I sold my condo, the angel who is my realtor sold it for close to $30k more than I paid for it…  The math? Increase. Don’t believe the lies of the enemy. It isn’t too late for us (no matter how old we are). With God, all things are possible.

And parents, we can’t assume that our children understand “life” just because they see us living it. We have to strategically “teach” them about the financial principles in the Word of God in this season. A shift must take place. I thank God for the Betsy’s in the world who are obedient to God and who help propel us to the next level. I’m praying my breaker anointing all over this blog. Mindsets are shifting right now in Jesus’s name. We are lenders and not borrowers. Our wealth will be used to bless and prosper the kingdom. Everything we do is about the kingdom. Jené Elaine Walker

“Who are the Daughters of Zion?” by Dr. Jené Walker

Spiritual Warfare Bootcamp 9

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Lesson Scripture
Isaiah 4:1 “In that day seven women will take hold of one man and say, ‘We will eat our own food and provide our own clothes; only let us be called by your name. Take away our disgrace!’”

Background Information
Read Isaiah 3:16-26 at the end of the article (or in your own Bible) for background information for this lesson.

When prophets speak of “that day,” “in that day” or “the day of the Lord” it typically refers to the end times or the worldwide judgment to come. However, some events occur in a prophetic continuum -meaning, they occur more than once throughout time. For example, judgments have occurred against Israel since they first became a nation such as oppression. The prophets may speak of judgment that happens during the cultural context of the text but then again during our time, and then again during the end times. Prophetic continuum means that the prophecy continues and is carried on until the final revelation.

“Who are the Daughters of Zion? We are!”
Zion is also Jerusalem, the city of David or the city of God. Zion refers to Israel, the people of God. The daughters of Zion are the Hebrew Israelite women. Unfortunately, in the pericope of our text, the daughters of Zion too are being judged for the moral decay that is taking place in Israel (See Isaiah 3:1-15). As a result, God would remove everything that Israel depended on (Does this parallel where we are right now?). God would remove the pillar or foundation of Israel’s support such as the military, the government, religious leaders, and businessmen (Does this parallel where we are right now?). As a result, the nation began to fall apart. This judgment was because God’s chosen people rebelled against Him (Does this parallel where we are right now)? It sickens God, that Zion, the beautiful city of God, the city of David, and the holy mountain is filled with moral decay.

Finally, God, through the prophet Isaiah, depicts how immoral the women of Zion had become. There are several actions that we have to take in order to ensure that we don’t fall into judgment for the same sin as the daughters of Zion:
1) Cast out pride
2) Cast out lasciviousness
3) Cast out idolatry or, we will
4) Continue to suffer the consequences

Women of God, cast out pride. Beginning with verse 16 of Isaiah Chapter 3, we see that the daughters of Zion are haughty. Haughty is exalted, high, above, and proud. God tells us in several passages of scripture that He hates the proud. In 1 Peter 5:5b-6, Peter says, “All of you, clothe yourselves with humility toward one another, because, ‘God opposes the proud but shows favor to the humble.’ Humble yourselves, therefore, under God’s mighty hand, that he may lift you up in due time.” Women of God, daughters of Zion, when we try to elevate ourselves, God will humble us. When we exalt ourselves, we will be brought down. If we have strongholds of pride, arrogance, or haughtiness in our spirits, we need to cast it out in the name of Jesus. God says for not to think more highly of ourselves than we ought to (See Romans 12.). An outward expression of pride was when the women extended their necks and walked along with their necks stretched out, and heads in the air. See, we must always reject the world’s standards. We cannot do what the world – or even our grandmothers say when it contradicts what the word of God says. “Baby keep your head up!” We must be careful about the spirit behind perched heads and stretched necks. God detested it and the women were punished.

Women of God, cast out lasciviousness. Lasciviousness means “inclined to lustfulness; wanton; and lewd.”1 The phrase “flirting with their eyes” in the Hebrew translation is defined at “coquettish.” So, the women used their eyes to suggest a playful, sexual attraction; they were flirtatious. These women also “strutted” with “swaying” hips. Walking with dainty steps which is so much pretentiousness. Have you seen it or even done it in church? You always seem to have to walk around when everyone else is still and quiet during the service. Some of us have layers and layers of spirits from which we need to be delivered. A “marine spirit” is known as a lustful seductive spirit. Ask Holy Spirit to reveal it to you each time you are being charming (which is seductive), flirtatious, and manipulative with your eyes, in the way you walk, your speech, or in your dress.

Proverbs 31:30a says, “Charm is deceptive.” Charm is just as much about our “intentions” as it is our actions. We use charm when we think the real “me” won’t get the guy’s attention. Satan himself uses charm or seduction to get us to sin (Think of Adam and Eve in the Garden of Eden, Jesus in the wilderness, and even us to charm boys and men to get them to like us.). Even though charm may get you temporary attention and even affection, charm will not get you 1 Corinthians 13 kind of love. Do we want to continue to use the enemy’s devices?

Women who focus on beauty are narcissistic. Narcissistic is having an excessive or erotic interest in oneself and one’s physical appearance. Look at the world of social media and how it is flooded with “selfies.” When you look at the work selfie, “self” is the root word. The focus is on “self” so much today. Holy Spirit still puts me on “selfie” restriction sometimes now. We have to begin to discern when the enemy is tempting us in this area. Ask Holy Spirit to help you (me too) to get to the root of the stronghold. “Why do I feel that I need to seduce someone which is a form of manipulation to get what I need? What is missing on the inside of me? What tragic event triggered my need for attention or power or manipulation? Why is my focus on me so much?” Holy Spirit will reveal it to you; He does it for me. Then cast out that spirit of lasciviousness. It has to go.

Women of God, cast out the spirit of idolatry. Idolatry is anything that you allow to take the place of God. These women focused on outward appearances to make themselves beautiful. They “adorned” themselves with so many extra accessories and God hated it: ornaments, headbands, crescent necklaces, earrings, bracelets, and veils; scarves, ankle bracelets, sashes, perfumes, and charms; rings, jewels, party clothes, gowns, capes, and purses; mirrors, fine linen garments, head ornaments, and shawls. Are some of you imagining your closets now? I know I’m praying hard and reflecting right now. The enemy uses these idols to keep us in financial bondage too. I think of how I fight against an insatiable appetite for accessories and clothes and shoes. This word is confirmation that we have to fight lest we become seduced by the enemy and become victims to worldly sinful excess of these things.

We buy all these things and idolize them because we want to be “beautiful.” Proverbs 31:30b also says, “beauty is fleeting.” Beauty fades away. Anything could happen to cause what the world defines as beauty to fade: a cultural perception of beauty changes such conflicting opinions about light skin vs. dark, natural vs. permed, and bold features vs. keen features; genetics, an accident that causes disfiguration such as the woman whose boyfriend threw acid in her face a couple of years ago; or old age.

Finally, in Proverbs 31:30, “but a woman who fears the Lord is to be praised.” At the end of the day, what women want is to be praise worthy. We won’t be however if we don’t allow God to be first in our lives. When He is, we are subject to Him. We fear Him and then we become praiseworthy. Cast off the spirit of idolatry. Women, if we don’t get delivered right now through the power of Holy Spirit, we will continue to suffer the consequences for our sin: an odor, baldness, garments of shame which is an indication of poverty, our men killed (incarcerated today), mourning, and finally, we will share a men with seven other women which implies a statistically shortage of men.

Isaiah 3:24-26 “Instead of smelling of sweet perfume, she will stink. She will wear a rope for a sash, and her elegant hair will fall out. She will wear rough burlap instead of rich robes. Shame will replace her beauty. The men of the city will be killed with the sword, and her warriors will die in battle. The gates of Zion will weep and mourn. The city will be like a ravaged woman, huddled on the ground.

Isaiah 4:1 “In that day seven women will take hold of one man and say, ‘We will eat our own food and provide our own clothes; only let us be called by your name. Take away our disgrace!’” To ensure that we don’t fall into judgment, we must do the following:
1)Cast out pride
2)Cast out lasciviousness
3)Cast out idolatry or
4)Continue to suffer the consequences

Supplemental Scriptures
Isaiah 16-26 “The Lord says, “Beautiful Zion is haughty: craning her elegant neck, flirting with her eyes, walking with dainty steps, tinkling her ankle bracelets. So the Lord will send scabs on her head; the Lord will make beautiful Zion bald. On that day of judgment the Lord will strip away everything that makes her beautiful: ornaments, headbands, crescent necklaces, earrings, bracelets, and veils; scarves, ankle bracelets, sashes, perfumes, and charms; rings, jewels, party clothes, gowns, capes, and purses; mirrors, fine linen garments, head ornaments, and shawls. Instead of smelling of sweet perfume, she will stink. She will wear a rope for a sash, and her elegant hair will fall out. She will wear rough burlap instead of rich robes. Shame will replace her beauty. The men of the city will be killed with the sword, and her warriors will die in battle. The gates of Zion will weep and mourn. The city will be like a ravaged woman, huddled on the ground.”

Isaiah 4:2-4 “In that day the Branch of the Lord will be beautiful and glorious, and the fruit of the land will be the pride and glory of the survivors in Israel. Those who are left in Zion, who remain in Jerusalem, will be called holy, all who are recorded among the living in Jerusalem. The Lord will wash away the filth of the women of Zion; he will cleanse the bloodstains from Jerusalem by a spirit of judgment and a spirit of fire.”

Footnotes
1 Dictionary.com, s.v.“lasciviousness,” accessed March 27, 2017, http://www.dictionary.com/browse/lasciviousness.

©March 2017 Dr. Jené Walker

“Go!” by Dr. Jené Walker

Today is March 24, 2017, the #turningpoint month. The word is #go.

Matthew‬ ‭28:19‬ ‭KJV‬‬ “Go ye therefore, and teach all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Ghost:”

‭‭We have all nations at our fingertips alone without having to physically go anywhere (those of us who aren’t called to physically go). How are you using your access to all nations to teach them the Good News? Men and women of God with an evangelistic mandate, go. Go to the nations within our nation and go to the ends of the earth.

As we spread to the Good News to unbelievers, we also need to ensure that every message incorporates how believers will survive the perilous times in which we live. 2 Timothy 3:1 “But know this, that in the last days perilous times will come:” Perilous in the Greek is “chalepos.” It means “hard to do, to take, to approach; hard to bear, troublesome, dangerous; harsh, fierce, savage.” When we “go” it will be irresponsible during these perilous times to teach the message of Jesus Christ without teaching the message of survival during the end times. “Going” during these times requires spiritual stamina, spiritual boldness, and the unadulterated truth. “It’s not going to be easy coming to Christ but the gift of eternal life makes it worth it” is the message we have to teach. Mystery Babylon, anti-Christ spirits and the anti-Christ himself have already begun to forge attacks on us that are “hard to do, to take, to approach; hard to bear, troublesome, dangerous; harsh, fierce, savage.”

When you “go” are you afraid to teach, “New believer in Christ, we can’t deny Jesus Christ as our Savior, even with a gun to our heads. You must be prepared for fierce, savage warfare and be willing to die for Jesus. If you aren’t willing to die to yourself for Christ now, it will be almost impossible to die for Him with a gun to your head.” When we “go,” we need to make sure we include the entire message.

Also, another important aspect of our message is the truth about the Hebrew Israelites and the synagogue of Satan. We had better awaken ourselves and take the blinders off so we can declare what Jesus said in Revelation‬ ‭3:9‬ ‭KJV‬‬ “Behold, I will make them of the synagogue of Satan, which say they are Jews, and are not, but do lie; behold, I will make them to come and worship before thy feet, and to know that I have loved thee.” To omit this most important detail of God’s plan from our message is sin. God said (in Deuteronomy) and Jesus said (in Revelation) don’t take away from or add to His Word.

‭‭If we’re responsible for leaders in the kingdom, we had better teach kingdom leaders, regardless of the five fold ministry mantle, that the message needs to be the same. The body of Christ (the church) is the only organization that I’m aware of that can be uncalibrated and misaligned in its message. We are all over the place. There needs to be a kingdom alignment to get us on one accord because the enemy has us “going” in different directions which is confusing to the masses. The world thinks we don’t have it together. Satan is the author of confusion.

Go – apostles, prophets, evangelists, pastors, and teachers – with the whole truth. Go with the message of
1) repentance,
2) acceptance of Jesus Christ,
3) making disciples,
4) the perils of the anti Christ here now with worse times to come, and
5) the truth about who Israel and the Hebrew Israelites are.

It’s time to go. Jené Elaine Walker

Sexual Immorality: Homosexuality by Dr. Jené Walker

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Revelation 21:8 “But the cowardly, the unbelieving, the vile, the murderers, the sexually immoral, those who practice magic arts, the idolaters and all liars—they will be consigned to the fiery lake of burning sulfur. This is the second death.”

Revelation 22:14-15 “Blessed are they that do his commandments, that they may have right to the tree of life, and may enter in through the gates into the city. For without are dogs, and sorcerers, and whoremongers, and murderers, and idolaters, and whosoever loveth and maketh a lie.”

In Romans 1:24-29, Paul says “For even their women exchanged the natural use for what is against nature. Likewise also the men, leaving the natural use of the woman, burned in their lust for one another, men with men committing what is shameful, and receiving in themselves the penalty of their error which was due. And even as they did not like to retain God in their knowledge, God gave them over to a debased mind, to do those things which are not fitting; being filled with all unrighteousness, sexual immorality, wickedness, covetousness, maliciousness; full of envy, murder, strife, deceit, evil-mindedness; they are whisperers, backbiters, haters of God, violent, proud, boasters, inventors of evil things, disobedient to parents, undiscerning, untrustworthy, unloving, unforgiving, unmerciful; who, knowing the righteous judgment of God, that those who practice such things are deserving of death, not only do the same but also approve of those who practice them.”

Sexual Immorality: Homosexuality
The Greek translation of sexual immorality in Revelation 21:8 and whoremonger in Revelation 22:15 is pornos, which means a man who prostitutes his body to another’s lust for hire; a man who indulges in unlawful sexual intercourse, a fornicator. In both scriptures, God says that the sexually immoral will not make it into heaven. Sexual immorality also includes the following:
any unlawful sex (not according to the world’s laws but to God’s law),
sex not ordained by God,
sex that is not covenant sex:
fornication,
adultery (sex with someone’s spouse),
homosexuality (sex with same sex),
masturbation (sex between yourself and evil spirits you conjure up or you masturbating another person),
pornography (using graphic images to have sex in your mind or to masturbate),
bestiality (sex with animals),
perversion (incest- sex with family members or objects or any other perversion),
orgies (group sex),
oral sex,
anal sex,
animalistic sex,
effeminacy in men, and
masculinity in women, etc.

Sexual immorality is one of the sins in the “list of sins” that is one of the most prevalent sins on earth. It is a sin that makes almost every sin list in the Bible. Sexual immorality is also sin that God says will prevent us from going to heaven. Do you think for one second that the devil hasn’t made this sin and the spirits associated with it some of the most powerful temptations for humanity? God says in Romans 1 that we know the truth and that when we continue in wickedness it is because we have suppressed the truth. God has shown us and we have refused to glorify God in our actions.

Although spiritual warfare is involved in our daily struggles with sexual immorality, most scriptures about sexual immorality indicate that sexual immorality is an act of our own flesh. Our flesh desires sex and we have to die to our flesh. In Romans 1, Paul wrote to a group of people in Corinth where sexual immorality and idolatrous prostitution were rampant. He refers to the people in the text as “male” and “female” to show how they have stepped outside of what natural men and women were created by God to do.

1.Women exchanged the natural use for what is against nature. Exchanged in the text means “changed.” The women changed what was agreeable to nature for what was against nature. The women began to have sex with other women. To exchange what God originally created and how He originally created us is a sin. It is a slap in God’s face. It is as if we don’t recognize and honor God’s sovereignty in His creating us so we exchange, change, or alter our God-given nature from how God originally intended for us to be.

2.Likewise also the men, leaving the natural use of the woman, burned in their lust for one another, men with men committing what is shameful, and receiving in themselves the penalty of their error which was due. Men “left” the natural use of the woman and began to burn in their lust for another man. God said that these homosexual men committed what is shameful. The act of a man receiving another man’s penis in his anus is an act of receiving the penalty of their own error. This could mean the diseases that are a result of sexual immorality, such as HIV, or the humiliation and shame that homosexuality often causes, or worse the judgment of God. It is interesting that that law for homosexuality was passed in our nation and we seem to think that legalized homosexual marriages is “new.” Remember, Paul is speaking to the Romans in this text during the time when the Roman Empire approved of homosexual prostitution and legalized the same-sex marriage. Nero who was then the emperor, was in a pedophilia homosexual marriage during that time.

During Noah’s time, the fallen angels came down and slept with the daughters of men. But seemingly something worse happened dealing with animals of every kind and men. In Matthew 24:37-39, Jesus says “But as the days of Noah were, so shall also the coming of the Son of man be. For as in the days that were before the flood they were eating and drinking, marrying and giving in marriage, until the day that Noe entered into the ark, And knew not until the flood came, and took them all away; so shall also the coming of the Son of man be.” In order for Jesus to say that the people were eating and drinking and marrying and giving in marriage and then the flood took them, we know that the marrying and giving in marriage must not have been “normal” or “natural” in order for God to destroy the earth (See Genesis 6; See the Book of Enoch Chapter 7). The giants not only defiled the daughters of men but the giants and men began to sin against birds, and beasts, and reptiles, and fish, and then to devour each other’s flesh and drank blood. Bestiality, perversion, and idolatrous bloody rituals. Jesus forewarned us that this is how it will be when He comes back for us. So the legalized homosexuality of our time is a sign of the end being not near but here. [If you google bestiality (sexual intercourse between humans and animals) for a definition, be extremely careful because evidence that this practice is already prevalent today will be in the cookies of your computer. Do not click the images/videos.]

Sodom and Gomorrah was a city that was infiltrated by homosexual and bloodthirsty violent men. As their sexual appetites were insatiable, they resorted to all other manners of evil (i.e., they were willing to sodomize Lot to get to the two angels at Lot’s house in order to have sex with them).

One of the most interesting prophetic scriptures relating to male homosexuality though is the prophecy in Daniel 11:36-37. Daniel says “And the king shall do according to his will; and he shall exalt himself, and magnify himself above every god, and shall speak marvellous things against the God of gods, and shall prosper till the indignation be accomplished: for that that is determined shall be done. Neither shall he regard the God of his fathers, nor the desire of women, nor regard any god: for he shall magnify himself above all.” The anti-Christ of the end times seemingly is a Jew which is indicated by God of his fathers, and is homosexual as he has no desire for women. Your spirit should have quickened after reading this information. So, the set up for a homosexual leader in the end times has always been a part of the plan of the evil one. Jesus said He came to destroy the works of the evil one. Those works have to be destroyed through our living according to His Word and according to the Spirit that indwells us if we believe.

The punishment for the sin in Romans 1 was that God gave them over to a debased mind. God hates sexual immorality and the devil uses every scheme, tactic, and sensory image to entice and entangle us and keep us bound to sexual immorality. We can’t turn on the television or radio or computer without images of sin. The spirits begin to attack our children at young ages and some of our children get these spirits in the birth canal being passed down from spirits in us. And now, it is legal by the world’s standards in the world’s system to be perpetually sexually immoral through homosexual marriages.

We have to reject exchanging what is natural for what is unnatural. Men have to reject leaving the natural use of a woman and burning with lust for another man. If we are struggling in the area of sexual immorality – homosexuality, God can and will bring us out if we surrender our flesh to Him. We can’t keep indulging in sexual immorality without suffering grave consequences; it could cost us our eternal life. Hell is real. There won’t be a party or social gathering or vacationing there. It is a fiery lake of burning sulfur; eternal burning. We must consecrate ourselves and come out of sin now. We reject the principles, regulations, and standards of the world’s system if it contradicts the kingdom’s systems. Yield not to temptation. Do not conform to the patterns of this world but be transformed by the renewing of your mind. Burning in hell is not an option for us.

Supplemental Scriptures:
1 Corinthians 6:9 Know ye not that the unrighteous shall not inherit the kingdom of God? Be not deceived: neither fornicators, nor idolaters, nor adulterers, nor effeminate, nor abusers of themselves with mankind,

Deuteronomy 22:5 – The woman shall not wear that which pertaineth unto a man, neither shall a man put on a woman’s garment: for all that do so [are] abomination unto the LORD thy God.

Leviticus 20:13 – If a man also lie with mankind, as he lieth with a woman, both of them have committed an abomination: they shall surely be put to death; their blood [shall be] upon them.

1 Timothy 1:9-11 – Knowing this, that the law is not made for a righteous man, but for the lawless and disobedient, for the ungodly and for sinners, for unholy and profane, for murderers of fathers and murderers of mothers, for manslayers, For whoremongers, for them that defile themselves with mankind, for menstealers, for liars, for perjured persons, and if there be any other thing that is contrary to sound doctrine; According to the glorious gospel of the blessed God, which was committed to my trust.

Romans 1:26 – For this cause God gave them up unto vile affections: for even their women did change the natural use into that which is against nature:

Romans 1:27 – And likewise also the men, leaving the natural use of the woman, burned in their lust one toward another; men with men working that which is unseemly, and receiving in themselves that recompence of their error which was meet.

Genesis 19:1-38 – (Read it in its entirety.)

Leviticus 18:22 – Thou shalt not lie with mankind, as with womankind: it [is] abomination.

Ezekiel 16:49 – Behold, this was the iniquity of thy sister Sodom, pride, fullness of bread, and abundance of idleness was in her and in her daughters, neither did she strengthen the hand of the poor and needy.

Colossians 3:5 – Mortify therefore your members which are upon the earth; fornication, uncleanness, inordinate affection, evil concupiscence, and covetousness, which is idolatry:

Mark 10:6-9 – But from the beginning of the creation God made them male and female. For this cause shall a man leave his father and mother, and cleave to his wife; And they twain shall be one flesh: so then they are no more twain, but one flesh. What therefore God hath joined together, let not man put asunder.

“Make Marriage New” by Dr. Jené Walker

Spouses in stale situations, you have to approach your marriage and your spouse in a new way starting today. Be romantic in new ways. Show love in new ways. Make love in new God ordained ways. Speak affirmations aloud to your spouse when you make love. Wives, call him ‘lord’ and the king of your home (1 Peter 3). Husbands tell her how much you love and appreciate her. She desires physical “affectionate” touch. Communicate with your spouse in new and more effective ways. You have to DO something new. Today is the day things change. Old passed away while you slept. God is doing a new thing but you have to do a new thing too. Your marriage is being renovated today in Jesus’s name. Jené Elaine Walker  

“It’s Sweeter with You” by Dr. Jené Walker

“You make everything in my life much sweeter.” Imagine how different life would be without your God ordained spouse. Get back to that “sweet spot” in your marriage today. Today is the day things changed. You have a new season in which to love your spouse better. Keep things new. Keep things fresh. Don’t take for granted that “marriage as usual” is working for you both. Think of every sweet thing about having your spouse- the warmth on the other side of the bed; someone who has your back; someone to zip you in hard to reach places; someone to pick up the kids when you can’t make it; someone to stand in the gap for you when you’re weak; someone to watch a movie or basketball game with; someone to be affectionate with who belongs to you. Don’t think of one old negative thing from the past in this new season. Only think of how your life is much sweeter because you have your spouse. Today is a new day to do your marriage a new way! Think of how you can make your spouse’s life much sweeter. It’s a new season. The old way of doing marriage has passed away. God is doing a new thing in your marriage today in Jesus’s name. Jené Elaine Walker