(Sweet Kissing Stool Photo via SMP)
I received this note in a card from my “surprise” breakfast shower in the teacher’s lounge yesterday.
For this cause shall a man leave his father and mother and shall be joined unto his wife, and they two shall be one flesh. Ephesians 5:31
Corrie, Marriage is God’s greatest gift to pilgrims for a short journey in a strange land. Nourish it by sharing the word of God with each other on a regular basis. Sanctify and cleanse it with the washing of water by the word. Make it a habit to share what you learn in the Scripture with each other… and your marriage will grow. God bless you two as you begin the journey.
It was especially meaningful to me because I know this guy (& his wife too) practices what he preaches. I’ve seen him studying his Bible verses on the bus. And I’ve occasionally seen him on sweet little dates with his wife of 30+ years at the Plaza. I thanked him for the card on the bus yesterday, and he said,”It was from the heart.” Awwwa….