2 years later
The longer you’re married, the more there is to learn. This is what I’m realizing, now that Albert and I have been married for two years. A year ago it was learning how to live together in practical ways through hard and easy times (read about it here). But now that the honeymoon phase has distinctly passed, I’ve realized that my gaze has gone a little farther out.
It’s like being dropped onto a strange path. As you begin, you are staring at your feet, making sure that your footing is sure and figuring out how to walk steadily on this unknown ground. But the longer you walk, and the more you become accustomed to the occasional gravel, rocks, pits, smooth surfaces, and unknown sedimentary, and start to lift your gaze to actually view what’s coming.
Every day I learn something new about my husband and about how we are going to function as a team. And as a team, we are now able to view what’s coming, and plan for our future together. This has definitely been highlighted this past year with working on my book (dedication link here). I’ve valued Albert’s support more than ever, and I think it was the perfect picture of how we can serve each other better through teamwork. Happy 2nd Anniversary.
I will be out of the office this week. We’re off in Maui to celebrate our Anniversary!
Post Published on September 4, 2012. Photo by Caroline Tran.