The thing about marriage is…

When all else is stripped way, when romance is held ransom by to-do lists and quality time is replaced with passing hellos on a busy day, when getting “dolled up” doesn’t matter anymore (because who’s really looking anyway) and vibrant, interactive relationship becomes mere existence…this is the true test.  This is when the rubber meets the road.  I forgot what it was like to be in love until today.  It hit me like a ton of bricks.  After long conversations about “what went wrong” and “how did we get here?” I realized that we’ve moved into the deeper levels of love and commitment.  Where romance isn’t necessary anymore but will most definitely be innate, a natural outpouring of the depth of our commitment.  I realized that he is here to stay.  He doesn’t just love me.  He sees me as part of him.  We may have a tough road ahead but I know I will fight for him and he will fight for me.   A love that never fails…sounds familiar doesn’t it?  Yes, we will fail, but our love won’t.  All of the glory goes to God.  This kind of love would not be possible if it weren’t for HIS love. 
1 John 4:19  “We love because he first loved us.”
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