He's only been gone for a few hours, but my heart is already aching to see him.
I used to be afraid of our relationship landmarks. The honeymoon period is supposed to last about five years or less. Yet, I'm learning you don't have to lose the fire in your marriage as the years go by, as you change, as you grow accustomed to the miracle between you two. It can be hard though, in fact when saying "I love you" was easy at one time, there are other times when your flesh prefers choking over saying it.
Marriage is a divine covenant-a perfect picture of our relationship with Christ.
How do you have a great marriage? One thing. Christ has to be the foundation of it. Christ has to be first in both lives for things to run smoothly. That doesn't mean things will always be perfect. It doesn't mean you'll never hurt the other. It doesn't mean you'll never wonder, "Is this really worth it?" You may have no feelings to hold on to at times, you may wonder how you can go on another step, another day. But how could you become pure if you skip the refining process, like silver and gold?
I don't say these things because I've got every answer. I've got so many friends with hearts who've been abandoned and broken by the world. But I know from experience that Jesus truly is a friend who sticks closer than a brother-even a spouse. He's faithfully promised that He will never abandon us when we need Him. He never breaks His promises. He can reach down and give you a healing hug that even the most perfect worldly hug couldn't begin to compare.
Haha! I didn't mean to get into all this.This was supposed to be a lighthearted, #shallowpost. Even now, being #honestly vulnerable is painful. But I prefer it over anything #superficial. What are your thoughts on all this?
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