Your wedding day: don’t you remember how it was?
All the beauty and fun in the midst of the mishaps?
I don‘t really remember a whole lot about my wedding, but I do remember the sweet look on my husbands face in the moment of truth right as he was lifting my veil to kiss me. The vows had all been said; he knew I was his, and I knew he was mine–forever. We belonged to each other. In that moment and every moment since.
“The husband should fulfill his marital duty to his wife, and likewise the wife to her husband. The wife’s body does not belong to her alone but also to her husband. In the same way, the husband’s body does not belong to him alone but also to his wife. Do not deprive each other except by mutual consent and for a time, so that you may devote yourselves to prayer. Then come together again so that Satan will not tempt you because of your lack of self-control.” 1 Corinthians 7:3-5
Our bodies belong to each other to be able to enjoy one of God’s greatest gifts to mankind–intimacy in marriage.
What a gift! What a blessing! Yet, at certain times in our lives, just having the time and energy to enjoy this gift can cause a bit of stress and turmoil in our marriage. There are stages in marriage that can make the gift seem like a challenge: [Read more...]