We had a wonderful wedding, surrounded by our extended family and friends. Our priest, Father Fred, was a lifelong friend of my father and had baptized all of us when we were babies. We were honored to have him perform the ceremony. He said something during the ceremony that struck both of us that day. He said, “the love you have for each other today is not enough to carry you through a lifetime of marriage together.”
I thought that it was a strange thing to say to soon-to-be newlyweds. I had assumed, incorrectly, that the love we had right then was as good as it was going to get. How could there be any more love than this? Read more...