It's Tuesday and the clock on the bookshelf seems to be on "fast forward".
Where does the time go? It seems only yesterday I was looking into the face of my "husband to be" completely taken by his wide smile and kind eyes. Today 43 years later...I am still a goner! Thank you Lord for my husband.
I look around at the condition of marriages in the world and the church and my heart grows heavy. So many start out with unrealistic expectations and when life "happens" too many jump ship.
I understand unrealistic expectations; putting all your eggs in one basket (wierd expression); putting "being happy" above loving your neighbor as yourself.
I look around at the condition of marriages everywhere and I look toward heaven and look into the eyes of Jesus and ask: "why, Lord....why do so many give up...walk away from their commitments? Why didn't we when "life happened" to us?
The only word I keep hearing over and over again is: grace; "if not for grace".
That is it! God's grace!
Thanks be to you my King for:
Never giving up on us.
Always holding us tight to your heart even when we tried to breakaway.
Teaching me that it is never too late to learn how to love my husband your way.
Giving me a man who is honest, noble, and kind, and loves me even when I am not.
Not holding our sins against us
Showing us by example how to keep our commitment.
My heart is overflowing with thankfulness today.
What are you thankful for? I'd love to hear back.