Marriage and Mountaintops

We reach the precipice of the mountain, the spot where we can see for miles. The gorgeous mountains frame the picturesque valley below, the squares of farmland and the river running right through the middle.

We proclaim the beauty. We marvel at the grandeur.  We stare off in silence, taking it all in announcing, “Isn’t it amazing?!”

It is – truly amazing. The incredible surroundings make us pause.

But the truth is that if we look closely, past all the beauty, there’s some ick too.

To be honest, the river is a weird shade of brown. The grassy fields are brown this season. There’s a highway dissecting our view. Right at our feet there’s a rotting apple core and discarded coffee cups.

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I’m over at the Family Life website today talking marriage!  Click the link above to keep reading.



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