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17 years ago today…

…I married this guy.

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And since I’m fortunate enough to have a public spot to speak from, I’m interrupting our regularly-scheduled programming for a a random little (non-exhaustive) list of ways that he rocks.

(I know that in writing this list, I risk making our marriage appear to be free of difficulties.   However, I’m just gonna trust that you know no marriage is smooth going 100% of the time. Because no marriage is made up of two perfect people.)

-He writes me email notes every single day when he first arrives at work.

-He makes a point of spending time with our kids.

-He’s responsible and dependable.

-He doesn’t like clutter.   😉

-He appreciates my cooking.

-He thinks I’m funny.

-He lets me know that I’m his favorite person.

-He’s always up for spending time with me.

-He understands that sometimes, I need time by myself to recharge.

-He is not a workaholic.

-He’s always willing to run errands for me.   Which is great, because I hate running errands.

-He thinks I’m beautiful.

-He keeps me from being too focused on productivity…so I stop and do fun things more often because of him.

-He talks to me.

-He encourages me.

-He shares my faith.

-He writes really great notes to me in cards on special occasions.

-He never, ever forgets special days, like my birthday.

-He loves me and likes me even though he probably knows my flaws better than anyone else in the world.   😉

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Joan Crain

Monday 18th of August 2014

Happy Anniversary! We celebrated 18 years on the 17th and I can apply all of your list (and more) to my sweet husband.

Stef

Monday 18th of August 2014

sounds like you got yourself a BFF! :)

Solange

Sunday 17th of August 2014

Happy Anniversary to you and Mr. FG. I'm happy to see you love each other so much. May God bless your marriage for many many years to come!

Alice

Sunday 17th of August 2014

Congratulations! I think that it's important to share the good things - I appreciate that you don't gloss over the bad stuff that happens in life, but focusing on the sweet things is important, too. Happy Anniversary to you both!

Bethany

Sunday 17th of August 2014

Loved this post. Encouragement is soooo powerful. Thank you for the inspiration!

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