With so many of today's marriages
breaking apart upon the rocks of
disillusionment and discouragement,
perhaps we could advise those contemplating
the launching of a new partnership to heave-ho
only in sea-worthy vessels.
No marriage relationship should have less than
three loyal and dedicated crewmembers...
A husband, wiling to listen to the Captain of his
soul. A wife, willing to be content in the role of
a helpmate in the home. And, the Holy Spirit as
In our marriages, we should constantly be
concerned with the state of our ship.
The object of any successful voyage, even so in
marriage, is not merely to set sail, but rather to
have an enjoyable voyage and arrive safely on
the other shore.