When we marry we discover a fact we may have overlooked. Our spouses are flawed. We may find ourselves blindsided by their humanity. No matter whether our spouses possess strong faith or not, still they will fail in many ways, for they are merely human.
Last month we celebrated our 40th anniversary and watched our oldest grandchild graduate from high school. The month before, our youngest child graduated from college. We had kids in college for twenty-one years! Now we’re dealing with a threatening health issue we never imagined.
The world is a paradox. And it’s frightening.
In it we find such natural wonder, gorgeous vistas, and stunning beauty that we are rocked to the core. We find the joy of family and the blessing of love. All of these fill me with awe at the creativity and kindness of God…