19 September 2011

Happy Birthday and Anniversary to the one I love


In keeping with my list I began last year I now add another reason I love this man to bring it to the number 30. Thirty, for 30 years of marriage. Of course the other 29 still apply! Today is also his birthday, (he turned 19 on our wedding day) so, Happy Birthday and Happy Anniversary to you my love.

1. I love him because-He married me...
2. because he is still married to me...
3. because he gave me 12 babies who are the light of my life...
4. because I can kiss him anytime I want to...
5. because he tolerates my weaknesses with love and firmness...(he has a "no whining around here" policy which everyone is expected to uphold!!)
6. because he strengthens me through his faith and love...
7. because he adores our children...
8. because he adores our son in law, daughter in law and our little grandkids...
9. because he protects me, both spiritually and physically...and finds joy in being my protector...
10. because we are best friends...
11. because he honors, respects, and upholds my position in the home as wife and mother...
12. because he prays for me...
13. because he prays with me...
14. because he blesses our family through his strong spiritual leadership...
15. because he calls me all the time when he is away...
16. because he LOVES my homemade bread...
17. because he loves the Lord...
18. because I get to sit next to him in his pick-up...
19. because he loves my parents, and he loves his parents...
20. because he gives me his coat and seat, does all the barbecuing, mashing of potatoes, and turkey cooking!
21. because I can nestle in his strong arms anytime I want...
22. because he loves homeschooling...
23. because I can date him anytime I want...(how's that? we still haven't gone out for our anniversary!)
24. because he takes me for motorcycle rides...
25. because he works fills our woodshed and keeps us warm all winter...
26. because he is handsome...
27. because he isn't a picky eater...
28. because he likes to hold my hand
29. And last but not least ~ because I'm about to enter another year of marriage with the man I love!!
30. One year later. Because he is growing more and more handsome with each day and has

really strong arms that holds me tight! And I'm still mad about you!! (not just on Father's Day)


Semper Fi (always faithful)


9 comments:

ccc said...

What a real nice post! So, his birthday is on your anniversary--that way he never forgets! LOL
Isn't it great to be with someone so long? I hope you two make it out for a date soon to celebrate.
Christina

Emily Fay said...

Happy Anniversary and birthday!!!

wonderinthewoods said...

Awww, I love this!!! Happy Anniversary!!! :) What a heart warming post. I feel the same way about my husband. It's really the little special things isn't it. Wishing you many more years together.

LaughingLioness said...

Just beautiful! You are a blessed woman ; ) Thanks for sharing this lovely tribute.

Julia said...

What a beautiful and precious post...May the Lord continue to enrich and bless your marriage!

Becky Jamison said...

Happy, happy Anniversary! I loved your list.

Cinnamon said...

Super duper sweet! Loved everything about this post.

You two love birds are wonderful!

~Cinnamon

dggp said...

Very sweet. You are blessed.

Anonymous said...

Happy 30th and Happy Birthday to your hubby.


Reece

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