Welcome to my corner of the internet! My name is Ngina (pronounced Ngay-na) and I believe your marriage is meant to thrive!
On this site, I provide practical resources to help the newlywed wife draw closer to God and her husband, one intentional choice at a time.
I believe God wants every couple to thrive and we get there through daily intentionality of habit, thought and intimacy with God.
Unfortunately many newlyweds were schooled to expect bliss without effort.
And they aren’t even aware of the naive expectation until the adjustments and reality of doing life with another person rocks their honeymoon cocoon.
I’ve been there.
Came into marriage fresh-off Singles Highway.
I was filled with grand ideas and bucket-loads of expectations.
Chief among them? That it was my husbands job to make me happy and I could reap maximum benefits with minimum investment.
Lots of heartache, tears and tantrums later, I began to get a clue: that a great marriage is indeed created, not served on a silver platter.
So on this blog I share my lessons in the hope that you too will learn to be intentional in marriage.
I show you how God is on your side (because marriage is His idea, not ours) and how He helps us create a marriage that lasts a life time.
I encourage you to do your part, which involves a lot of trust in God and obedience (which involves a lot of death to “self”!)
One of my favorite quotes is by Jim Rohn; “The problem with drifting is that you cannot drift your way to the top of a mountain”
We can’t drift our way to joy, we work ourselves there.
So I will challenge you to fall in love with God, your husband and your marriage …. deeply, intentionally, everyday.
We will learn to overcome mindsets and attitudes that stop us from becoming all God created us to be.
For the older in marriage, I hope you stick around! You will find tips, insights and thoughts to refresh your marriage.
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- Blues to Bliss: Creating Your Happily Ever After In The Early Years. You don’t have to argue and stress through the early years of marriage. You (yes, you!) can change the dynamics of your marriage so you can enjoy marriage as God intended. The book is available as Paperback I Kindle I Nook I PDF I UK/Europe PDF) Or you can click here to go to book page.
- The Wedding Night: Embracing Sexual Intimacy as a New Bride is a no-fluff down-to-earth guide to help the newlywed wife and engaged woman become sexually confident in marriage. Buy the book Kindle I Paperback I Nook I PDF I PDF UK & Europe. Or Click here to go to book page.
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What I believe
I believe God created marriages to thrive. For spouses to make intentional choices that align to His Word and intention, so they can thrive as He intended.
I believe in one perfect God who exists as a three-in-one Being ; God the Father, God the Son, and God the Holy Spirit.
I believe the Bible is God’s perfect Word – divinely inspired, without error and unable to fail.
I believe in Jesus Christ as the eternal Son of God and Savior of man kind. He was born physically of a virgin birth and He lived a sinless life on earth.
He was crucified and died on a cross, was buried, and then rose again on the third day according to Scriptures and now lives at the right hand God as our great High Priest.
I believe God created mankind for fellowship with Him but sin, which entered the world through disobedience, separates us from enjoying this relationship.
But through Jesus Christ, all men and women now have access to the Father when they repent and believe in Jesus Christ as their Lord and Savior.
I believe the Holy Spirit is a divine Person, sent to guide, indwell and empower the believer, and to convince the world of sin, of righteousness and of judgment.
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