**From the get go, all of the credit for this blog goes to Anne. Thanks babe for your help!!
Yesterday we celebrated 15 years of marriage. Your anniversary is a time of reflection. We spent the evening eating and shopping and reminiscing over the past decade and a half. There’s no way Anne and I have arrived. But we’ve come a long way. We have gone through a lot of struggles. And if there’s anything that I’ve struggled at in our marriage from the beginning it’s with this issue of “time.”
Anne married a “work-a-holic.” She married someone who couldn’t say “no” to people. My heart as a pastor is to help. So my excuse for not taking a day off or vacations for the first few years of marriage was my compassion for the people I pastored and the loyalty to the church I served. From one angle, it…
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