“It’s a mental thing, being good.
We have these memories that we continue to experience over and over, to the point where they are engrained in us. We continue to act them out to the point where we can’t get past it. All it takes is a mere reminder. And anyone who would remind you can sit back and watch your mind wrestle with itself and its engrained memories.
But you are only wrestling with yourself.
If you believe in Satan you might call him a fisher of men- he only has to bait you and then watch you fight yourself. So don’t fight yourself. Look at the lilies of the goddamn field as your shining example of optimism and remember to be glad.”
I'm not sure what the point of marriage 'ought to be,' but I do know that this man continues to challenge and teach me on a daily basis, and really, that is a man worth sharing your days with.