5 Things Love Changes: You Ruined It

Blue Marriage


I explained to my then fiance several years ago that she’d “ruined” it. She laughed. I was serious. So was she.

Single adults develop habits through the years that may seem unbreakable. Certainly you’ve heard the old adage, you can’t teach an old dog new tricks.

Well, if that mutt wants more from life than easing over from one shady spot in the yard to the next, then everyone has the capacity to learn and to change. The most profound promise about change is found in 2 Corinthians 5:17:

Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, he is a new creation. The old has passed away; behold, the new has come.

Yep, that means even the old dog, who everyone, including himself, thinks he can’t change. Guess what – he can. Love changes all.

To be clear about my exclamation to Leah about “ruining it,” I’d been single for about twenty…

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About Dr. Scott Silverii

Christ follower, husband, dad, author and retired chief of police discovering the amazing side of a servant's life.

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