'Free Souls Embrace Creative Commons' photo (c) 2006, D. Sharon Pruitt - license: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0/My husband and I will celebrate our thirteenth anniversary in a few weeks. We’ve crammed a lot into those 13 years – the births of four children, countless vehicle purchases and sales, two children’s medical crises, six open-heart surgeries (all on kids), emergency hospital admissions, the death of a child, depression, changing churches, the death of a church, and the usual everyday irritations of rubbing shoulders with the same people day after day.

When we were engaged, I remember people telling us that marriage is hard work. After the wedding, I decided they were washed-up jaded cynics. We loved being married. Even after a few years, in the midst of life-threatening illness and major decisions, even though it wasn’t easy, I still didn’t see what all the nay-saying was about…

Click here to read the rest at KC’s blog, “Some Wise Guy: Life and Leadership for Dangerous Dads and Manly Men” where I’m writing for his weekly series, “Wise Guy Wednesday” …except, of course, this week it’s Wise Gal Wednesday.

I know, I know. This is the week of “I’m actually writing over here today.” But hey, today I’m not writing about World Vision. So there’s that.


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