MOSAIC Fall 2015 - Page 12

During a toast at a rehearsal dinner, ings out of their egoism. ated people insist on writing poetry, singa groom’s father enlightened his son: Moreover, the natural desire for pro- ing in the rain, and overwhelming others “Johnny, you love Mary and rightly en- creative unity places spouses in continu- with the story of their love. Lest marriage, joy being with her. You love to remain ity with the rest of Creation. While men especially in its early days, be reduced to with her four hours, eight hours, sixteen surpass nature, they are not opposed to a mutual admiration society, God seemhours a day. You want to stay with her. the natural order of things. Indeed, the ingly made prevision: children. They de“But after marriage, things will change. natural pleasure of sexual communion stroy all vestiges of whatever egoisme à deux Charming as Mary can be, there