When Brad and I were dating the second time around several friends, including my boss, told me not to get involved with him again. They said I would just end up hurt. I admit there were so many times I was unsure. My heart said yes, my head said no. I’m sure I heard the Lord say, “Yes”.
Crystal Ball by Pink from her Funhouse album reminds me of those confusing days. It also makes me think of how we struggle at times through marriage and (hopefully) learn from our mistakes.
Pennies in a well
A million dollars in the fountain of a hotel
Fortune-teller that says maybe you will go to hell
But I’m not scared at all
Of the cracks in the crystal, the cracks in the crystal ball
Sometimes you think everything
Is wrapped inside a diamond ring
Love just needs a witness
And a little forgiveness
And a halo of patience
And a less sporadic pace and
I’m learning to be brave in my beautiful mistakes
Oh, I’ve felt that fire and I’ve, I’ve been burned
But I wouldn’t trade the pain for what I’ve learned
I wouldn’t trade the pain for what I’ve learned
Irony, irony is hate and love, hate and love
What it does to me, what it’s done to me, what it’s done, done
I’m glad I didn’t listen to those naysayers.
“For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the LORD, “plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future.” Jeremiah 29:11