It’s the little things that make the biggest difference. Most mornings, I invest a few minutes in my marriage, but Alison isn’t even in the same room. I’m started a new habit of making breakfast for her to take on the road to work.
It’s been an idea floating around in my head for years, only now to finally be put into action. Now that I’m doing it, I’m actually surprised at how little time it takes.
My ideal morning starts with me getting up, going for a walk, meditating, praying, and then reading the news. I usually finish around 6:45am, with the kids not getting up until 7:30am or so. When I’m done with the news, I take 10 minutes to make Alison’s coffee, pack her lunch, and make her breakfast to go.
It’s a small effort on my part, and makes a big difference in her day. I wonder what other small opportunities I have to make a positive impact on my marriage. It’s worth considering.