Tuesday, October 27, 2009

When I Think Of My Husband




When I think of my husband, I think of...

The way he held me up when I was in labor - His strong arms and encouraging words.

His color-shifting eyes: first deep brown, then warm burnt orange, then a hint of mossy green.

The look of adoration on his face when he sees his daughters.

The hundreds of times he's rushed to my immediate aid when a terrifying bug was about to attack.

His tummy-fluttering, heart-stopping, skin-shivering handsomeness.

His faithful, soul-searching journey to find God.

That spot on his neck - right where his shoulder begins - that smells of warmth and soap and whatever it is that makes him him.

The rich timbre of his voice when he's sharing his heart or his day - and how comforting that sound is no matter what the discussion is about.

His lips. Oh, his lips.

How secure I am in the knowledge that he loves me and truly enjoys being with me.

The way he makes me feel like I am the most desirable person in any room.

How proud I am of his strength and devotion to God and family.

The way I fit perfectly under his chin when he pulls me into one of the best hugs this world has ever seen.

How much more I love him now than I did in the beginning - back when I thought the universe couldn't contain the emotions my little heart held. But somehow, the universe just keeps expanding.

How lucky I am to have this man as my husband, and how much I wish for him to have all the best things in life.



Happy Birthday Justin!

I love you. (I married'ja, didn't I?)

13 comments:

  1. The two most important things:

    "His tummy-fluttering, heart-stopping, skin-shivering handsomeness.

    His faithful, soul-searching journey to find God."

    Sounds like a winner to me! :) Happy birthday Justin!

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  2. That was so beautiful!! How great is it to have such a perfect soul mate!!
    Happy Birthday, Justin!

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  3. I need to go hug my husband now.

    (You guys are a cute couple, by the way!)

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  4. Great picture of you two.

    Sounds like you've got yourself a keeper. There's nothing better than a husband who adores his wife and kids. I'm lucky to have one, too.

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  5. It always makes me smile to think how giddy you are about your husband. You're such a sweet couple.

    Hope you had a fun birthday celebration!

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  6. Oh, how sweet!!!! :) BTW, I can't remember if I told you or not, or if you stopped by and found out, but I gave you a BLOG award! YAY!
    Check it out!

    http://marriedamissionary.blogspot.com/2009/10/best-blogger-awardme.html

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  7. What a great love letter! I know he probably treasured that on his birthday.
    Thanks for sharing your love--we need more of that.

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  8. Aw, so sweet! Now I need to go be sentimental with my husband.

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  9. Happy Birthday Justin. That is just the sweetest thing!

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  10. This is so great!! Love the pic of you two...

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  11. That posts a keepa. Print it of and stick it somewhere you'll find it in twenty years or so.

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  12. If more wives adored their husbands like that -- the world would be a better place :)

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  13. All I can say is... Amen for a good man. Amen. You are too sweet...

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Hmm...And how did that make you FEEL?