Today, my husband and I are celebrating our
4th Wedding Anniversary.
We overflow with gratitude as we meditate on the mystery of love.
Here are some photos from our wedding in 2006
and some striking quotes from Mike Mason’s book on marriage.
one person, as he has never seen any other woman or person before.”
into the heart and soul of another being as we shall ever have,
but it cannot survive without deliberately striving to preserve
the spontaneity and freshness of this insight.
And how we long for such freshness.”
“Marriage is, before anything else, an act of contemplation.
It is a divine pondering, an exercise in amazement.”
but an abandoning of two worlds
in order that a new one may be formed.”
“The marriage vows give glory to God.
While it is true that a man and woman on their wedding day
take a step toward the unique fulfillment of the commandment of love,
it is even more true to say that it is a sacramental outpouring
of God’s grace enabling such love to take place.”