Great post on marriage and the analogy to the changing of the seasons.
If you remember, Part One of Day Four was about marriage: http://theparentingpassageway.com/2012/04/06/day-four-part-one-twenty-days-toward-being-a-more-mindful-mother/ Tonight I grabbed some of my well-worn (and needing to be cleaned) block crayons and set to work depicting something one often hears about marriages: how marriages have seasons.
Spring marriages are hopeful, excited, optimistic about the future, full of thankfulness! So thankful and grateful I found you! So excited about the possibilities for the future! There may be disagreements swirling around like the spring winds, but they seem small and breezy with the sun always shining through. Many couples would say “spring” describes a season of early marriage, the beginning with all its shiny newness and glory.
In my almost twenty years of marriage, I can honestly say there have been many spring seasons, not just one. The hope of being together in love, in the creation…
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