Are we willing to let God search us, examine us intimately, get all up in our space—in order to find out what’s making us sick? I imagine it’s mostly women reading my blog, but if you’re a man, you might want to skip a few lines.
There’s an old idiom said to have originated in the Aesop fable, The Fox and the Lion: familiarity breeds contempt. Aesop was a smart guy.
Who are you more familiar with than your spouse? Is your familiarity breeding contempt?
Sometimes husbands and wives speak to each other in tones they would never use with a neighbor, or someone from church, or even a perfect stranger.