Engrave your Name on your Husband’s Heart
This weekend, I celebrated my 5 year wedding anniversary with the man of my dreams, my best friend, my soulmate. I remember that day perfectly. I remember the moment I vowed to love this man forever. And he vowed to love me forever in return. I have never once doubted this marriage.
I know that God has chosen this man for me!
They say the first few years of marriage are the most difficult. I say the first few years of marriage are the easiest. Those first few years are full of romantic love, puppydog love, or extreme “squishiness” as we like to call it. But as you get to know your spouse, as careers are in full swing, as you begin to grow your family; the romance may dissipate as a predictable routine begins to take place and the storms of life blow in. We hear so many stories of people falling “out of love” and marriages ending in divorce. Why? The greatest challenge in the world of marriage is transitioning from romantic love to mature love. If couples plan only to survive on romantic love, they will feel overwhelmed when that “puppy dog love” begins to fade. That is when people “fall out of love.” But if we can learn to make the transition to mature love, a love that is unconditional; a love that draws meaning, purpose and fulfillment; a love that grows in service, obedience, and character; then we can have the most amazing marriage that God designed for us…….
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