what we do well and what we will forever need to work on.
I don't know much about marriage and would never presume to advise anyone on the correct way to maneuver in one.
In fact, I'm so woefully not-knowledgeable about it, even after twenty years, it's almost laughable.
But I do know one thing and that one thing is this:
When you are married, in order for any. other. thing. in your home to work, the two of you must be working.
With the exception of the love of our Heavenly Father, the marriage has to come first...
Be the ultimate priority...
Take a back seat to no one...
Because when things are off in a marriage, everything in the home is off as well.
I don't care what that "other priority" is.
I've been guilty of putting every single one of these ahead of my marriage to my great later angst.
Simply put, filling each other's tanks is necessary in order for the marriage vehicle (can it be a convertible BMW?) to drive.
So in the spirit of love in the home, in the partnership, in the marriage, following is my favorite scripture on love, as told by the Apostle Paul to the Corinthians. It's shown here in its' entirety, 1 Corinthians 13, to read with a fresh eye, to absorb with all of our hearts: