It's long been said that the most important thing that a father can do for his children is to love their mother. That's a good sentiment, and one that's been widely embraced. I like that, really I do. But I have to ask myself, Is it the most important thing he can do? Is loving my husband the most important thing I can do?
I don't want to pick apart words, especially those that are designed to build up the family, but I would like to challenge us all to dig deeper. Let's take that a step further.
I love my husband dearly and I understand that love is of God, but while I'm living this life that the Lord has called me to, I'm gently reminded that the love that I have for my family is an extension of my love for God, not the root.
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