To encourage you to keep going.
To remind you to be strong.

Published on June 15, 2014 in Picture Quotes

Marriage is a thousand little things.

It’s giving up your right to be right in the heat of an argument. It’s forgiving another when they let you down. It’s loving someone enough to step down so they can shine. It’s friendship. It’s being a cheerleader and trusted confidant. It’s a place of forgiveness that welcomes one home, and arms they can run to in the midst of a storm. It’s grace.It’s giving of yourself tirelessly down paths you’d never imagine to travel. Through sickness and pain, poverty and loss, it’s carrying the weight of another. It’s being the smile they see in the morning, and the body they hold close at night. It’s pure love. It’s standing together in the face of adversity. It’s riding alongside each other in a battle that threatens to tear down your marriage and seeks to grab hold of your faith. It’s strength under pressure. It’s endless compassion. It’s love.

~Darlene Schacht

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  1. Johanna Kidd June 15, 2014 Reply

    Methinks its not ‘Marriage’ to which you refer, but all love filled relationships…

  2. Gregory King June 16, 2014 Reply

    Marriage is total vulnerability. Make sure it’s with the right person.

  3. Dad July 1, 2014 Reply

    For an Indian- yes, the above feelings have lot close relation. In fact- marriage is a relation, making a good friend. We know that, a friend is one who is with you always, when all others left. hence make good friend in your association and WHAT A fabulous realtion called marriage

  4. cdropm July 17, 2014 Reply

    It’s true. “LOVE” covers all these things. Commitment, patience etc. Come under this which is rarely find at present.

  5. Petya December 30, 2017 Reply


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