She's short with the kids and he doesn't wag a finger at her, doesn't even shoot a dirty look her way, but wanders over to give her a hug, saying nothing at all.
He still hasn't handled the problem she wanted fixed yesterday, but as he comes home looking exhausted, she holds her tongue.
He never asks, "Do I have any clean socks?"
He's late, again, and she swallows the snark.
She tells him, "You can do this. I believe in you. Don't sell yourself short."
He doesn't understand her pain, but brings her flowers any way.
She resists the urge to man bash with her friends.
He says, "Thank you. I appreciate you."
He's no Prince Charming and she's far from Miss America, yet they see a beautiful swan in each other because of the Holy Spirit's touch.
Life can be tough, and at times they're not that crazy about each other, but out of love for God they do what is right, following His command, and they get through another day, over a different hump and on to better times.
As they deepen their relationship individually with Jesus, they're naturally drawn to one another, causing their love and desire to grow.
Because they understand each other's commitment to Christ, the fear of what could happen to their relationship is diminished. He loves her. She trusts him. Their feelings are secure.
They are one before God and man.
Blessed is the man who listens to me, watching daily at my doors, waiting at my doorway. For whoever find me finds life and receives favor from the Lord.
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