marriage

Just a Piece of Paper?

On December 31, 2020, Posted by , In George's Blog, marriage, quotes, By , , With No Comments

“Like everything which is not the involuntary result of fleeting emotion but the creation of time and will, any marriage, happy or unhappy, is infinitely more interesting than any romance, however passionate.” — W. H. Auden

Listening, Learning to See, Finding a Voice

“When I was young enough to still spend a long time buttoning my shoes in the morning, I’d listen toward the hall:  Daddy upstairs was shaving in the bathroom and Mother downstairs was frying the bacon.  They would begin whistling back and forth to each other up and down the…

Rethinking Love

On July 27, 2016, Posted by , In George's Blog, marriage, By , With No Comments

Marriage is a gift from God and as such is inherently good–even when we don’t do it so well.  It is good because it originates in the goodness of God. That is important to remember when we find ourselves disappointed and prone to being critical, distant, and withholding.  When this…