21 Pray in your families unto the Father, always in my name, that your wives and your children may be blessed.
Couples need private time to observe, to talk, and really listen to each other. They need to cooperate—helping each other as equal partners. They need to nurture their spiritual as well as physical intimacy. They should strive to elevate and motivate each other. Marital unity is sustained when goals are mutually understood. Good communication is also enhanced by prayer. To pray with specific mention of a spouse’s good deed (or need) nurtures a marriage (“Nurturing Marriage,” General Conference, April 2006).
Today I will remember the importance of praying with my family and especially with my wife. I will remember that praying together is an important form of communication. As Elder Nelson counseled, I will make specific mention of my wife in my prayers.