You’ll even forget what life was like in your “old country”! Marriage is much more complex than we realize when we’re dating.
That is great, you say, but I’m not moving overseas. “Even though we knew each other since kindergarten,” my friend Patty says, “we didn’t really know each other until after we got married.
I took this letter as a sign from God that He never meant for His children to face anything alone. Wouldn’t it be nice if someone could tell us how things are going to be each time we enter a new situation in life? “Why didn’t anyone tell me it was going to be like this? If you’re reading this book before you get married, congratulations!
In His grace, He brings people into our lives who are walking in our very shoes. “May the God who gives endurance and encouragement give you a spirit of unity among yourselves as you follow Christ Jesus, so that with one heart and mouth you may glorify the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ.” Praise God for the spirit of unity among newly married women. My friend Abigail gave birth to her first child two weeks ago. You have your very own resource to tell you how marriage is going to be! And chances are if it’s an I-just-got-married-and-I’m-clueless sort of thing, then thousands of women are experiencing the same thing as we speak.
Some of the women I surveyed had glowing reports of their post-honeymoon lives.