One of the biggest threats to a marriage are tiny people. They drool. They command attention. They break things. They monopolize conversations. They monopolize your thoughts (especially if you're female!). They hang on you all day so you don't feel "in the mood". They do stupid things and cause you grief. And, even worse, bad things can happen to them and break your heart. Kids are stressful.Today's podcast
comes from a clip of a talk that I gave to a group of pediatric residents recently. They were all studying to become pediatricians, and doctors have an extraordinarily high divorce rate. The big theme of the talk I gave was that your marriage has to come first--before your job, before your money, and even before your kids. So here's
me sharing some thoughts on parenting!
And in the midst of it, I also told them about our tragedy with our son who died. Now grief tears apart a relationship like little else. I am so grateful that God used our grief to cement Keith and me together, rather than to pull us apart, but I think when we grieve we face a crossroads. Are we going to walk towards each other, even if it's hard, or are we going to retreat?Listen in!
It's under ten minutes, and it will give you a better taste of who I am as a person! You can set it to play while you surf the net, or you can download it. And now you can even subscribe through iTunes!
Labels: grief, marriage, podcast