Married life: Miracle of LifeA confused, anxious young man about to be engaged met his wise old teacher. His worry was that although he was getting married soon, he was concerned about his parent's frequent quarrels and arguments. So he asked the teacher how will I understand my wife and be together.
The wise mature soul understood the conflicts of the young budding mind and replied as follows. Son, imagine the two tracks of the train, one is you and the other is your wife. At a glance close by you two are separated, at the distance far away you two look to merge. So you set off hoping that at the next station you will start understanding each other. However, at the next station and the next station, you both will be disappointed because the tracks never meet.
As you ponder, both of you realize a gradually increasing weight on your back. This is your family, now forgetting how hard you were trying to understand each other, you start focusing on the train on both tracks realizing that for the train to chug along smoothly, it needs both of you in harmony, one cannot do away with the other. As you mature as a married couple, although both tracks can't meet you both will be filled be pride and happiness, as you carry your family (children) from one stop to another in the journey of life, the journey with your wife.
So friends, one of the miracles in our lives is '"married life, we may never understand each other but we work hard, make sacrifices, put up with hardships so that our children can get the best and they can grow up as good human beings ready to take part in the circle of life once more.