I’m not even married yet and I’ve experienced the ‘love on/love off’ thing.
Anyway this is a great post for those who are married, getting married, dating, or are single, yet hoping to get married. By the comments it looks like these words have helped many wives in the body of Christ. I found it helpful. Finally, someone admits that marriage isn’t always rosy, even if we are children of God.
The sweet thing is we have the Holy Spirit to guide us and even stop us in our tracts or caution us when our heart attitude towards another person, (in this case a spouse) isn’t right.
Thank You Father for Your Holy Spirit, please step into the marriages that need Your presence, truth, love, and guidance. In Jesus’ name, amen.
I think the churchy side of the camp says I’m supposed to tell you marriage is great. It’s pretty, and passionate, and playful. Your husband is your leader, woman. You must submit, woman. You must dote, woman.
I think the American side of the camp says I’m supposed to tell you marriage is a joke. It’s petty, and pitiful, and perishable. Your husband is a dimwit, woman. You must be stronger, woman. You must laugh at him, woman.
I’ve rolled out my sleeping bag on both sides in my short six years of experience. It’s like you might be able to wiggle your way into a comfortable spot, but when your shoulder goes numb and you try to turn over, you roll onto sharp rocks and twigs and godknowswhatelse and you let out a string of curse words that would make a sailor blush. Not that I would know. (I do…
View original post 1,068 more words