To The Love of My Life

A post backlog: with school starting and all else, I am finally posting something I wrote almost one month ago. August 7th marked our fourth year of marriage. Unfortunately we have yet to celebrate- yes, we have some catching up to do!

Four Years…

On Christ The Solid Rock We Stand;

All Other Ground Is Sinking Sand!

I could write some gooshy lovey-dovey stuff, however, in the mode I’m in right now, it just doesn’t fit.

Truth and solid ideas fit. Marriage is not meant to be a fairytale and I’m glad because that would be boring!

The bottom line is this: God gave me a man who is infinitely precious to me. I think “infinitely precious” trumps “fairytale” any day!

People always give advise on how they think marriage works best- and I bet they are right….when referring to their own experience. I have no advice other than this:

Hold tight to God. Pray together. Dump your expectations of prince(ss) charming. Focus on your own personal relationship with Christ- FIRST. Love like God loves. Forgive like God forgives. Thank God for blessing you with a partner here on earth.



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  1. tabitha59reachingout August 31, 2015 — 2:03 PM

    Congratulations, Greta. May you know His love binding you together throughout all the highs of lows of marriage! Hugs, Debbie 🙂


  2. Brooks & Great Hartmann August 29, 2015 — 6:12 PM

    lover, those are the most heart hitting words of love you could say to me. I love you so much, thank you dearly for all you have done and put aside over the years for this family. Thank you truly for putting up with me. Your faith in God is amazing. You are so smart, talented,  kind hearted and and beautiful.  It goes with out saying I love You and God blessed me deeply…..

    I love you Brooks

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  3. Fantastically said. God first, spouse second. A cord of three strands, who can break?
    Shalom, Greta.

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    The word Amen means “Truly”
    אָמֵן ‘amen comes from the root word אָמַן ‘aman which means: To Support, Confirm, Be Faithful, Uphold, Nourish.
    …aside from love, if that is not the heart of a good marriage, then I don’t know what is.

    So to you sister… a VERY AMEN!

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  5. Amen! Happy Anniversary! May God bless you with many more wonderful years together!

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