Devotion 5: My Star Receiver

HUSBAND:  My wife and I were equating Football playbooks with our “for-play cards” (more on that later).   I was explaining that the two teams  are strategic in knowing their opponents.  They have a game plan specific and have a set of plays ready to run on them to make their goal.  Then it came to me I had been considering my wife and me to be on opposing teams.  Wow,  really?  I know my wife is not the opposition she is my star receiver.   

WIFE:  Scarred from an affair in my first marriage, I started my second marriage with a plan to be a sexual fantasy girl for my husband.  Because some of my motives were stemmed in insecurity,  sex became a source of conflict. Part of the problem was, that  in my pre-occupation with being hot and sexy:  I never asked him what he wanted from me, and I had not really considered what I truly wanted from him.

The Matthew chapter 7 and James chapter 4 have  something to say about asking, receiving, and giving.

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