I have no choice but to trust that God does not want us where we are, and to follow where He leads. It just feels a little like taking a step back - but sometimes you have to take a few steps back in order to take any steps forward in God's Will.
To put it frankly, and I do love to be frank - last December sucked bulbs. Shinny, glass ornament bulbs. I don't have a witty pun to compare the start of this December to, but suffice it to say that Santa is definitely on his way this season - ho ho ho!
Do you ever feel like doing the smart thing would be the wrong thing, if only because the smart thing makes your spouse feel undermined? I'm not always sure that conceding is right, but sometimes it's worth it.