I watched my mom get married this last week and I was proud of the exposed choice she made. Marriage can be a source of strength. It helps us deal with disappointment and heartbreak. It teaches vulnerability. It creates familiarity, of the most intimate kind.
Choosing to get married is a very personal act done in a very public setting.
It is choosing to believe in love.
Choosing to make it last.
Choosing to commit ourselves to another.
I recently read an article online that a man wrote about being married to the same person for life. His point was that with in monogamy you aren’t with just one person but with several people, as that person grows and changes in life.
I asked Derek about the different person he has been with within our marriage and his response,“First you were an adventurer, then I was with an artist, next a mother, and currently an absolute crazy person.”
He said the last part with a laugh…but a truthful laugh. I love the warmth of him and our marriage. It’s a flame that flickers around me.
Everything I want the world to be is now coming true especially for me.
And the reason is clear it’s because you are near.
Your love puts me at the top of the world.