“Love is something you do for someone else, not something you do for yourself.”
― Gary Chapman,
I believe that many people go into marriage with the idea that they could somehow continue to behave as though they were single.
Various media platforms portray married celebrities who behave as though they were single. While they may perform good or philanthropic deeds, they should not be looked upon as the standard for all that we wish to be, marriage included.
In 1 Corinthians 13:5 (NIV) we are reminded that love “does not dishonor others” and “is not self-seeking..”.
Love is not selfish but selfless. This is the very kind of love that Christ portrayed to us.
A marriage where this kind of love is present will include two individuals who seek to put the other’s needs before their own. When this occurs, husbands and wives can find mutual satisfaction.
*Thanks to Maggie Tiggles for inviting us to this 3-Day Challenge.*