Marriage, it’s so many things.


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. Self-sacrifice, compromise for the common good, deep and compassionate trust and the desire to understand their point of view – these things bring you together in the midst of so many trials and tribulations that could ultimately tear you apart. That is a marriage of the souls – two individuals that become as one. Not against the world, but sharing the joys and finding the good things in life that sustain your love for one another and give you hope for the future.
    It is not always easy, and inherent differences will bring disharmony at times.
    But it is worth it, and so beautiful when you drop the barriers and listen to each other’s heart and explore their mind with wonder and respect. It is love, all-encompassing and forgiving love. The gift that keeps on giving….. 😀

  2. Here let me whisper in you ear, angel, I am your angel.I must be good.There must be reason for Good bringing me here.When no loved, still good to you.Through all.Always alive and kicking.Caring and suportive.I have been absolutely incredible.Not an ounce of fake or imperfection.Now I ask you for forgivenes.Big mistake.I need to be mine, myself, me nobody else’s.Turn me on , take me as I am.Flawed, imperfect, hurt, unheld, tired, incomplete.Do not teach me, show me what real love is.I’ll believe it.

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