FIRST TRY  (Day 3 of 7)
(Need to start at the beginning?  Day 1)

Take the day and assume you don’t know everything about the people around you, especially your spouse.

For what person knows the thoughts and motives of a man except the man’s spirit within him? 1 Corinthians 2:11a  Amp

Sure, invite them to do the usual stuff, but also consider asking them questions. “Want to play Splendor (the usual) or something else?” You’re inviting them to do something you have regularly enjoyed together, but you are still giving them a bit of wiggle room to express themselves.

couple playing game

Paul and I just had a long talk about the word “disdain.” We each had a slightly different take on it, and we wouldn’t have known that if we hadn’t taken the time to discuss it, to ask questions, to listen well, and generally consider that we didn’t know each other’s mind.

Let today be a day of exploring the idea that you still have much to learn about your sweetie and all the other lovely people in your life.


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