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Is Your Reflection Dirty?

'Love is patient and kind. Love is not jealous or boastful or proud or rude. It does not demand it's own way. It is not irritable, and it keeps no record of being wronged. It does not rejoice about injustice but rejoices when the truth wins out. Love never gives up, never loses faith, is always hopeful, and endures through every circumstance.
Three things will last forever--faith, hope, and love--and the greatest of these is love.~1st Corinthians 13:4-7,13 (NLT)

Wow! To love is a tall order! As much as I love my husband, when I hold my actions toward him up to this description of love from the Word of God, my reflection is dirty.
How often do we, as husbands and wives, get irritated with one another or throw up the last hurtful thing our spouse said or did to us? How often are we impatient with one another at the end of a long hard workday? How often does this impatience cause us to argue and say unkind things to each other because of, you guessed it, our wounded pride?
There h…