I was driving home with my wife the other day. We were discussing a friend, his wife and the questions he had been asking me. Because I love my wife on a very public level, men come to me with questions. My answer is always the same: You need what I’ve got! One of his questions…
What would happen if he had to admit that he had bitten off more than he could chew, requiring him to call the dreaded AAA, tow the MINI to the dealer, and kowtow to the eeeevil masterminds of S.E.R.V.I.C.E. D.E.P.A.R.T.M.E.N.T., the sworn enemy of his credit card and his secret organization, B.U.D.G.E.T.???
After X number of years of marriage, are you operating in habit mode? Have you stopped to check to and see if you’ve really been doing what you need to or are you assuming everything’s okay because it feels okay from your perspective?
Taking time to connect with God, grow my relationship with Him, and learn everything I can about him is probably the most fulfilling thing I have ever done with my life. Everything else I am involved with is enhanced by His presence in it. Everything.
Why is it that we as husbands find it easy to listen to a customer, yet quickly become impatient when our wives are talking? The quick answer is that we value our customers’ money. But what does that say about how we value our wives? Ouch.
When you read Proverbs 31…
What’s the first thing that pops into your head?
You may be asking yourself… how did all this happen anyway?
How did my wife and I end up on such different tracks?
We used to be in sync, now, not so much.
And so it begins.