The Bush is very empty….

I came across this open letter written on Facebook by Christiania Eke and i decided to share it here. This is because many of our marriages are suffering from see-it-all syndrome.

The letter goes thus..

Dear About-to-wed Uncle,

Happy saturday and Happy wedding day. While Aunty will want the day never to end, We all know you cannot wait for the Grace to be shared so you can take your wife home. You are still marveled at how God gave you such an amazing woman, free of charge. You are still finding it hard to believe your luck so you are so much in a hurry to take her home before something happens along the line and you hear “April fool”. Uncle, its your season. Rock it in every rockable way you know. But when you both kneel at the altar today to consecrate your marriage, there is a season that I want you to speak about.

That is the season that the devil is waiting to happen. That point you’ve seen everything about that beautiful woman beside you. There is nothing else exciting you about her. You’ve tasted every delicious meal you know she can make. No new discoveries to make. She will smile and you can no longer find the gap between her teeth. You search for those dimples that made your throat go dry, but they seem to be covered with frowns and quarrels. You lie down and try to remember what got you attracted in the first place. It’s fuzzy. That one bird in your hand will begin to fade. Read More »The Bush is very empty….