Saturday, January 06, 2007

My Treasures... My Babe

My Babe is more than my treasure. He completes me. He's the man of my dreams. No, he's more that what I ever dreamed possible.

In a world where divorce is running rampant, it's hard to find a couple that really and truly love each other unconditionally. Well, look no further. My Babe and I are that couple.

He is my Prince, my Knight, my Champion, my Hero, my Defender, my Best Friend, my Soul Mate, my Lover, my Guard and my Leader. The list could go on and on, he's my everything.

He has ALWAYS been all that and more to me. I can honestly say we've been happily married for 24 years. Well, 25 this summer. Every year I think, it can't be any better than this, and it does.

I don't like to brag on him only because I know there are so many hurting women out there. Women that have no idea what it's like being married to a man like mine. At times I feel guilty. My heart aches for them. I want all of them to have what I have. To feel for their man what I feel for mine.

What's our secret? I don't think it's a secret. It's something we all in our minds, but do we know it in our hearts? You have to love unconditionally and put "self" away. Other than having Christ as your foundation of course.

He puts God first. Ahead of all else. Think about it. If he puts God first, that means he wants to please God. In pleasing God, he's being a godly man, husband, dad, provider, leader and everything else falls into place. Nothing else goes above me. Not our children, not his family, not his friends, not his work, not his hobby, nothing! Is he the only that does this? No, I do the same.

We aren't perfect. Who is? Only Jesus Christ was/is perfect. Do we fall? Yes. Do we hurt each other yes. Why, because we are human. Our goal is to be better, love better leave this place better than what it is. It starts with us.

How we treat each other is an example to our treasured gems... our children. My prayer is that we are being the example that our Heavenly Father wants us to be. That our children in turn will do the same. That our love for our Father and for each other be a good be a good witness and put others to Christ.

2 comments:

Gette said...

What a tribute. iPastor and I have been married for 15 years. It isn't all roses and sunshine, but I wouldn't trade him for anything. I too listen to hurting women and count my blessings. I also shake my head at those who are so focused on the negative that they are ready to throw the marriage out with the bathwater.

Emily said...

I count my blessings too! My heart goes out to all the hurting women out there.