A spot on post about marriage, everyone needs to read. Couldn’t help but reblog it.
Whenever I officiate a wedding, I ask the couple if, during the ceremony, I can say something akin to the following:
There is something that you’ll run into – something about your spouse that you can’t stand – something dark and unattractive about them. When this happens, you’ll be on the fence for awhile, thinking that you’ve made a mistake, that you’d be happier alone or happier with someone else. If you get past that stage you’ll be tempted to change the other person. “If I can just get them to be different everything will be ok.” But if you can learn to love your spouse, darkness and all, you’ve entered into a deeper love. It’s easy to love when everything’s perfect. But to love without condition is to step into a deeper world, a place where most people won’t go.
For the couples that let me get away with…
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