Pain is one way of knowing you are in love. Not a self-destructive form of love of pain, that’s sick, but a realistic acknowledgment of the risks and an intellectual choice to assume the risk for the resultant rewards.
Sometimes there is nothing more lonely than being married. We know what it’s supposed to be like. We remember those days of wonderful intimacy. But, sometimes it seems less painful to have never loved at all, than to love and lose.
I have an article featured over at (in)courage today. (in)courage is the online division of Dayspring of Hallmark, and today my article, Weeping of the Evergreen is the featured article. Hope you get a chance to visit and comment!
You might think I’m spoiled, but I say I am cherished. I used to long for a time when my husband would value me, appreciate me, consider me his utmost prize . . . and now he does. What happened? Well, I learned a thing or two, put it into practice, and I must be doing something right! At least he thinks so! And I’m willing to share my secrets!
Don’t avoid the pain of perfection! Status quo is easy. Average is effortless. Advancement and success is epic!