Recently, I had the privilege to attend the wedding of two very special friends. Printed on the wedding ceremony program was a quote from Timothy Keller. The quote speaks for itself.
“When over the years someone has seen you at your worst, and knows you with all your strengths and flaws, yet commits himself or herself to you wholly, it is a consummate experience. To be loved but not known is comforting but superficial. To be known but not loved is our greatest fear. But to be fully known and truly loved is, well, a lot like being loved by God. It is what we need more than anything, It liberates us from pretense, humbles us out of our self-righteousness, and fortifies us for any difficulty life can throw at us.”
FULLY KNOWN AND TRULY LOVED