My daughter thought it would be fun to get a 1500 piece puzzle to work on as a family over winter break.
"Fun" is relative.
For people like me, it feels more like a challenge, something to complete. It's about the finished product, not the journey. It's about conquering a feat that seems so impossible at the outset.
All those tiny pieces that all have a place. And not just any place, but a specific one.
Details. Sometimes I hate details.
But in the interest of family "fun" and now that the constant stream of holiday company around the dining room table is over, I've brought down the puzzle, laid out the mat, and started hunting for the edge pieces.
And, I've started thinking about how marriage is much like this puzzle.Read More