Grace & Truth and The One True Rock

May 8, 2020 |
Grace and Truth

I fell in love fast and hard when I met my husband. Everything about him is strong, and I needed that. One of his passions is weightlifting, and the only thing stronger than his upper body is his resilience and stability. 

As he held up our family no matter what life threw at us, I started calling him “my rock.” He seemed larger than life to me, unbreakable. I knew that as long as he was my cornerstone, I could stand through anything. 

Looking back, I can see when the ground began to rumble, and then to shake. But I was too sick to notice until “my rock” actually cracked.

After 15 years of marriage, I learned that he was just as human, just as imperfect, as I am. And I learned who my Rock really is.

Is Your Marriage Perfect?

Today’s featured post, How to Thrive in a Marriage That’s Far From Perfect, is a guest post written by Nicki Schroeder, and published by Beth Steffaniak on

Find out How to Thrive in a Marriage That's Far From Perfect. @nickischroeder @bethsteffaniak Click To Tweet

Nicki also had unrealistic expectations for her marriage until she learned to embrace her spouse for the flawed human being that he is and rely upon our Savior and His perfection.

Are you an imperfect sinner married to another imperfect sinner? (Not a trick question) Then head on over to for some Rock-Solid marriage advice.

Grace and truth for your marriage

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How to Thrive in a Marriage That’s Far From Perfect

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  • Reply Tiffany Montgomery May 8, 2020 at 7:12 am

    I can’t wait to finish reading about thriving in a marriage. Sounds like it covers us all… because no one’s marriage is perfect 😉
    Tiffany Montgomery recently posted…How to Create a Prayer Strategy That Will Change Every Thing

    • Reply Valerie Riese May 8, 2020 at 7:38 am

      I think this is one that will really speak to you, Tiffany. Actually, as I read it, I had to keep checking back because I thought you wrote it! It reminded me so much of your Grounded presentation I loved so much.
      Valerie Riese recently posted…8 Tangible Ways to Cast Your Cares on Jesus

  • Reply Maree dee May 11, 2020 at 12:39 pm

    I love the post your featured. It was fantastic. Yes, everyone can crack. Maree
    Maree dee recently posted…Missing Out on the Value of God’s Strength – Link-Up

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