One of the best gifts you can give your spouse is enthusiasm; not just accepting each other’s differences, but celebrating those differences, admiring those differences, and being thankful that your life together will be that much richer and more well-rounded because the two of you are different.
Let me give you an example from my own marriage.
Yes. They are hard and they suck most of the time. Can’t deny that. But this kind of relationship has many perks too! You just need to remember them more often. It’s always good to look at the bright side of any situation. And if you are blessed to be in one. You will understand these 11 benefits of long distance relationships. Don’t forget: in the long term, they are totally worth it. Read more…
Neumühle, Bad Camberg, Germany, 11th – 14th October 2018
Around 60 representatives from all of Europe, including Russia, the Middle East, gathered for our Annual BFD meeting. The weather was warm and sunny with breathtaking autumn colours in the surrounding forest.
The overall theme of the meeting was “Creating a community that cares” – to develop caring communities where everyone feels supported in growing and becoming an ideal family. Continue reading
Last weekend many Young parents with their families gathered in the beautiful place of Seebenstein. We held a Workshop on the topic of education specially for younger children. Continue reading
On May 24th to 27th, five couples and five staff met for a Blessed Couples Retreat in Czech Republic.. We kicked off the retreat with a delicious dinner and an unexpectedly exciting round of bowling! Continue reading
Representatives from every continent, a total of 17 couples, including one from the Muslim faith, participated in the Holy Wine and Holy Blessing Ceremony in the German workshop center Camberg.
On the eve of the event the couples attended a lecture on family relationships and listened to the testimony of a young 2nd Gen couple.
More than fifty parents gathered at the seminar centre in Camberg, Germany, for a Parents Matching Convocation (PMC) on the weekend of 7-9 October. Organised by the Blessed Family Department (BFD) with European Second Generation Department (ESGD) support, these events offer practical and spiritual support to parents who are working to find a spouse for their son or daughter. Continue reading
We just held a “25+ Matching and Blessing Preparation Workshop” in Neumühle, Camberg, from 14-17 April. Organised specifically for this older age group and their parents, this was a new style of workshop that we intend to hold twice a year. Continue reading
5,000 couples from 65 nations received the marriage Blessing from True Parents on the third anniversary of Foundation Day, and amongst them were six couples who participated in the central event with 3,000 couples in Gapyeong, Korea via live stream in the night from Friday to Saturday. Continue reading