Monday, July 5, 2010

The Things I Admire About My Husband

 Once again I am participating in the Completing Him Challenge from Women Living Well:


Strength that makes me feel more protected than any woman in the world. Gentleness that causes me to feel more cared for than any woman in the world. Wisdom that makes me feel more secure than any woman in the world. Masculinity that doesn't define him because he defines it. Devotion to his work that is only surpassed by his allegiance to his Lord and family. Firm control when confrontation is necessary and ability to recognize when it is not.

Watching him calm a child's fear in minutes, recognize and heal a hurting child's heart, or lull an infant to sleep. The rough and tumbling way he fathers his sons. The way he treats us women in his life as his queen and princess.

How he takes the zigzagging tendencies of extremes in my spirituality and emotions and guides them to the straight path. How he takes the messes I make of life and creates new beginnings from them. His ability to make me laugh, to hold me when I cry, to love me fiercely, to lead me wisely.

Many young women have a profile of the type of man they want to marry, their own idea of "Mr. Right". My mind could never have created or dreamed of a man like the one I have been given. Admire is perhaps too simplistic of a term to describe how I feel about him. Some things just can't be adequately described in words.

5 comments:

  1. Praising God with you for our husbands!

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  2. God has blessed you with a wonderful man!

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  3. Thank you for sharing about what you admire most. It sounds like you have an outstanding husband. May God bless you with many joy filled years.

    Blessings,
    Amy

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  4. Yes, ladies! I'm very blessed and I try not to take him for granted.

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