marriage and 21 years

Today, my husband and I are celebrating 21 years of marriage and I’m happy to say that our marriage has far exceeded my expectations and hopes. My husband is an absolutely amazing man and I love how God uses our marriage to bless others & also to help me grow.  In the last 21 years, here are just a few things I’ve learned:

  • marriage isn’t a 50/50 bargain – it’s all in, with both feet 🙂
  • conflicts are opportunities to know each other better and to improve our communication
  • respect is an essential requirement a wife must be committed to give – disrespect undermines a healthy marriage
  • learn to complement rather than compete
  • make time for your marriage, particularly when you have children
  • be friends and pray together

Happy Anniversary to my wonderful man, Reece Bowling!!

7 thoughts on “marriage and 21 years

  1. Happy Annivsary, Sarah! I also have been married to my husband 21 years, he isn’t christian but he is truly a great husband. I often times wish my marriage was half of all the things you listed, if not all. God bless you and please pray for me, with my marriage we have alot of bumpy roads and it’s just getting harder.

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