Gracefully married.

September 27, 2010

Marriage itself is a lesson on grace.

My husband and I are two messy and imperfect people trying to love each other as best as we know how. That doesn't always look pretty. It’s only been half a year since we said our vows but grace has been abundant. It's hard to love someone completely if there's too much room in our heart taken up by loving ourselves.

As much as my husband and I love each other and are committed to one another, there are times when we don't show it well. Like that time when I slammed the door because I just didn't feel like talking to him anymore. Or that time when he came home from work and went straight upstairs without saying a thing. Or there's that time that we went an uncountable number of hours without really talking because neither one of us wanted to be the first to apologize.

Real mature, I know. But that's just the tip of the iceberg.

Want more? Today I am writing over at at (in)courage. Hop over there to read the rest.

If you came here from incourage, welcome! I am honored to share my words and I do hope you stick around for a while.

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  1. I just wanted to know that I am using a line from your blog that struck me as so true. ‎"God knew my stubborn heart needed a soft one like my husband’s to shape mine to be more like His.". I cited you in it, and am using it on my blog--if that's okay with you. Today was the first day that I stopped by your blog (I came by way of Bethany's to (in)courage then to yours from your guest post. i plan on continuing to read it!

  2. what? you guys don't talk to each other while waiting for the other to apologize!!!


    glad i'm not the only one. :)

  3. Popping over now! can't wait to read it!! marriage is such a learning process!

  4. Just started reading your blog and I love it!


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