Not only is marriage a lifelong discovery about each other,
it is also meant to give you a partner to discover the world with.
Peter Cain, Dating Advice Life |
One advantage of marriage, it seems to me, is that when you fall
out of love with each other, it keeps you together until maybe you fall in again.
Judith Viorst Love |
Just as marriage covenants refer to both bad times as well as good,
so our covenant with God should acknowledge the certainty of both.
Ken Wytsma, The Grand Paradox God |
When we let go of what marriage should be and let marriage be what it is,
a chance for marriage to be what it can be.
Anne Wilson Schaef Count Those Blessings |
. . .for we are members of his body. For this reason a man will leave his
father and mother and be united to his wife, and the two will become one flesh."
Ephesians 5:30-31 (NIV) Father |
Christians need to identify the thief of their peace, joy and fulfillment, in life
and especially in their most important relationship, marriage.
Tonia Woolever, The Woman God Designed Peace |
Beyond the element of giving, the active character of love becomes
evident in the fact that it always implies certain basic elements,
common to all forms of love. These are care, responsibility, respect
Erich Fromm Giving |
It's a great reminder to those who walk down the aisle to remember
that God's gifts to mankind are many,
and that the holy state of matrimony is something to be
forever thankful for.
S. Levine, Marriage: God and Marriage Thanksgiving |
You and I... We're meant to be. We've worked, and danced, and played.
We've grown together. You are my best friend. Your dreams are mine, and
mine yours If I could do it over again - I'd do it the same. The HIS and the HERS Have become OURS
Two - but really one I love you, Forever.
Instead of basing a relationship on only honesty and trust,
true love is focused more on inspiring your partner to excel in the things they love,
care for them personally, and enjoy the happiness of being in a relationship.
John Franks, Manifesting Love Honesty |