Thursday, November 21, 2013

Some(one) I Am Thankful For...

I could write for days about what I am thankful for..."My blessings" are many. I immediately think of my grandchildren but then I would need to start at my children...without children I wouldn't have grandchildren. When I think of children I think of my husband...without husband...no children. Well, for me that was how it worked! But...when I think of my husband...I think of my parents and how supportive they have been all my life. I didn't realize how supportive until I think of myself as a VERY young girl, ME wanting to marry equally young guy...back to husband! Husband it is.

My husband is kind, thoughtful, handsome, sensitive, loving, and hardworking...most of the time. Sometimes, he is a jerk. Even then he is my best friend. It has not been an easy marriage. We have worked hard at our marriage. While that is not romantic sounding...it is the truth. And...that is what I am thankful for: That I have married someone who loves me in spite of knowing all the truth about me. He knows me and yet, still loves me.

Bob has seen me at my most awful. I mean God awful...and I don't mean "Woke up, Bad breath awful" although he has seen me that way! I mean broken. Sniveling and full of despair. Lost and without faith. He knows every secret. ( No...he is not Santa!) He knows every bad thing that I have ever done or said. ( I promise he is not Santa)
And...still he reaches for me in the night.

I have forgiven him of much and would forgive him of anything...because he has forgiven me. I will never take our messy, crazy love story for granted! We have worked for it and it is ours and ours alone.

I am most thankful for my husband, Bob.


Mama’s Losin’ It

6 comments:

Diane said...

Aw! I love this. And you. And Bob. And I'm glad you're back in Bloggy Land. Stay, won't you?

OneMommy said...

My husband is the focus of my prompt today, too. :) Sounds like you have a winner!

Jen E @ mommablogsalot said...

This is beautiful, it brought tears to my eyes, truly, because I completely understand. I actually wrote about my husband today, also, it's his birthday today so there was no question who I wanted to write about and I am very thankful for him indeed!

Kampin' Karen said...

Speaking of swearing, how are you doing on that? Well, I swear I'm glad to see you blogging again even though my eyes are so watery it's difficult to type. Love you Mrs. Baer!

Mimi B said...

Wow, that's so wonderful. That's what I hope for in a marriage, that even after the worst, we're still there and loving each other. When we're at our highest high, we have our best friend by our side. I shared my son's Thankful Leaf in my post. =)

Mama Kat said...

Beautiful! Yes, this is exactly what binds me to my husband...he has seen me through everything and even at my ugliest still loves me. Good men!