Secret to a Happy Marriage

February 1, 2017 @ 9:00 AM
I am often asked if I had one secret to a happy marriage, what would it be? My answer would be "forgiveness." Each person needs to practice daily (or minutely, as the case may be) forgiveness. Darlene Schacht puts it like this, “A successful marriage isn’t the union of two perfect people. It’s that of two imperfect people who have learned the value of forgiveness and grace.” Ruth Graham puts it even simpler, “A happy marriage is the union of two good forgivers.”  2 Corinthians 13 (the love chapter) in verse 5 says, “ keeps no record of wrongs.”  I had been brooding on Steve’s wrongs for many years (and God knows there were many! But mine were ...............
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