Marriage: The Ripe Fruit of Learning to Love

We’re entering the last portion of our earthly togetherness, my husband and I. Perhaps we’ll have a decade or two more here with each other… but perhaps not. As awareness of our mortality draws nearer, we’re surprised by the sweetness of its presence. It’s taken us years and years to learn, but now? Now we’re tasting the ripe fruit of learning to love.

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A Lifetime Together

My husband and I have celebrated a lot of anniversaries. I wouldn’t exactly call the two of us old … I prefer the word “mature.” Mature fits. All these married years have brought a degree of maturity. When we speak we do so from considerable experience. I’d like to share with you some important things we’ve learned over the years, both about our intimate relationship and about the faithful commitment that supports its beauty. Please, take these words deep into your heart….

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