When Leroy Black died of cancer his obituary appeared in the Press of Atlantic City twice. In the first one, he was described as a well-loved fiberglass technician. After some other niceties, the obituary said he “is survived by his loving wife, Bearetta Harrison Black.”
The observant reader would have seen an almost identical obituary following the first one. The difference was in the surviving line. “Black is survived by his longtime girlfriend, Princess Hall.”
Jesus reminds us that we are united as one to our spouse. —Jim L. Wilson and Rodger Russell.
The Week August 19/26 2016 p. 12
Matthew 19:5 (HCSB) “and He also said: “For this reason a man will leave his father and mother and be joined to his wife, and the two will become one flesh?”