55—Love is still Honorable
“Choose a way to show honor and
respect to your spouse that is above your normal routine. It may be
holding the door for her. It might be putting his clothes away for
him. It may be the way you listen and speak in your communication.
Show your mate that he or she is highly esteemed in your eyes.”
have been working towards honoring my husband since the start of my journey—in my
communication with him and communication to others about him. Some days are
more challenging than others, but I am reminded that “love honors even when it’s
rejected. Love treats its beloved as special and sacred even when an ungrateful
attitude is all you get in return.”
is a short entry tonight since I did not have any contact with him today.
However, I did have a great conversation with my Mom about him, which has not
taken place in a long time. I know she comes from a place of love and
protection for me as her daughter, so this has all been very difficult for her
to accept, but she is getting there and I thank God everyday for that.
Days like this put margin at some point to recognize the blessings that Christ has done in the marriage. Many will think at times things are still bad. But remember, Christ exposes many things to ensure our growth.