Recipe For a Successful Marriage

 

Recipe For a Successful Marriage

 

Ingredients:

  • 3 cups – – Tenderness
  • 1 cup – – Commitment
  • 1 cup – – Consideration
  • 1 cup – – Courtesy
  • 2 cups – – Unselfish support
  • 2 cups – – Milk of human kindness
  • 1 gallon – – Faith in God and in each other

 

Add:

  • 2 cups – – Praise
  • 3 cups – – Cooperation
  • 1 small pinch of in-laws
  • 1 realistic financial budget
  • 3 T pure extract of “I am sorry”
  • 1 cup – – Contentment
  • 2 cups of open and honest communication
  • 1 cup each:
    Confidence
    Encouragement
    Supportive friends
    Blindness to each other’s faults
    Individual interests and hobbies

 

Mix in:

Several mutual activities and hobbies
Flavor with occasional tokens of your love and a dash of happy memories. Stir well and remove any specks of temper, jealousy, or criticism. Sweeten well with a generous portion of love and keep warm with steady flame of devotion. Never serve with a hot tongue or cold shoulder.
 
“Stand together yet not too near…let there be spaces in your togetherness… fill each other’s cup but drink not from one cup… remember, the oak tree and the cypress do not grow in each other’s shadow.”
 
 

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