Imagine you’re an innocent new bride, sheltered, and you hardly know your husband. The doorway would loom in front of you like a cavernous opening leading you to a world of marriage you’d never before experienced.
That first step would be a hard one.
How much easier for the groom to sweep you into his arms, hold you close to his heart, and take that first step with you.
I didn’t research to see if I was correct, because if I’m not, I don’t want to know.