Monday, November 10, 2008
Husbands and Lovers (3)
To be a truly great lover is to give yourself wholly to your beloved—all of you—the entire man. Give your wisdom, counsel, instruction, example, kindness, humor, conversation, complements, assistance, labor, patience, trust, joy, comfort, consideration, sympathy, attention, ears, eyes, hands, feet, praise, gratitude, thankfulness, laughter, affection, tenderness, time, touch, etc. Give all of this, and any other part of you that might have been omitted from this list, to your wife (and to your children). You are the priest of your house. Show your beloved what sacrifice looks like, and in so doing you will show them love. “He who loves his wife, loves himself” (Eph. 5:28).