Thursday, March 21, 2013

There's More Than Meets the Eye

If you look from the outside you may see a tired man working hard, going to school with not much extra time to spare. But, if you live on the inside you will see so much more.  You will see a husband who loves his wife immensely. You will see a father whose utmost concern is his children. You will see sacrifice of sleep, sometimes sweets ;) all to show his family love.  You will see a man who is thoughtful and analytical of every word and action that his children do.  You will see a man who is ever thinking of the future for his children, not only in their physical needs, but most importantly their spiritual needs.  You will see him sewing seeds of wisdom and love.  You will see him carefully tending the garden of his children's hearts, pulling the weeds and giving food and water to their souls. You will see a husband who only has eyes for one woman, his wife.  If you look into those eyes you will see that his love and care goes so deep that there are no words to describe it, so he makes up his own "EST".  If you live on the inside you will see that this husband is ever playful and sweet with his wife.  He is thoughtful and caring. He is encouraging and helpful.  He doesn't expect too much, but he isn't surprised by just how much she can do. Why? Because he believes in her. He believes in her even when she doesn't believe in herself.  He is her best friend and she is his.  Life isn't always easy, fun and games, but this family has heaven on earth. This family loves, believes, cares, enjoys life. Why? Because this family has Christ and has centered their life around him. This family has chosen to follow Christ and his example. This family cannot thank God enough for giving them a guideline to live by, because of this guideline they truly do have a heaven on earth.

And now

Why I Love My Husband (the never ending list)

11. He is purposeful in what he says and does.

12. He has changed me.

13. He teaches me so much.

14. He loves me when I'm not lovable.

15. He makes me smile when no one else can.

16. He whispers sweet somethings in my ear.

17. I know that look in his eyes.

18. He lovingly and willing will take care of the baby during the night just so I can get some sleep.  And no I don't have to ask.

19. He gives me time and space to grow.

20. He prays.


Let no corrupt communication proceed out of your mouth, but that which is good to the use of edifying, that it may minister grace unto the hearers. Eph 4:29