Marriage is a gift but it also holds up a mirror to your own character in a way that can be challenging. Being ready to lay down some of yourself to better love another is an important part of readying your heart for marriage.
Over a hundred years ago, the famous preacher Charles Spurgeon reminded Christians, “Time is short. Eternity is long. It is only reasonable that this short life be lived in the light of eternity.” These words remain true as ever for Christ-followers alive today.