Monday, November 26, 2012

My Love

Friday night was rough.

It was one of those moments that started slowly; in fact, it has been building for awhile.

Like the kind husband he is, Travis started asking questions.

And my heart started coming out.
And then the tears started coming.

It was one of those moments when you start crying and then the tears won't stop.

I stopped a few times, but each time, within a few minutes, the tears just came flowing back out.

And my husband was so sweet and gentle.

He cleaned the living room, played a board game with my, let me cry all over him, listened, and then carried me to bed when I finally fell asleep on the couch.

It is one of those days where I am just blown away by how blessed I am. Travis in my life is simply the grace of God toward me.

So today, I want to take time to express my thankfulness for one particular area of my life...
     my husband

Thank you for being mine, and only mine! I'm so thankful I can trust that completely.

Thank you for loving me unconditionally

Thank you for being willing to say the hard things out of love.

Thank you for constantly trying learn how to love me best. Thank you for asking things like: "How could I have said that better? What would you prefer? And, does that make you happy?"

Thank you for being close to me: physically and emotionally.

Thank you for working so hard to provide for and take care of me.

Thank you for patiently explaining things to me...over and over and over again.

Thank you for making me laugh everyday!

Thank you for singing to me and for me and about me constantly! I love your singing.

But truly, the one I need to thank is Jesus. It is from Him that all good blessings, like my husband, come.

You have blessed my life so much, most of all through the your sacrifice on the cross. Your grace is amazing and makes me thankful everyday.
Thank you for my husband. He is truly the biggest blessing of my life. I am humbled and amazed that you would bless me with such a godly and wise husband. Keep him close to You. Teach me to love, serve, and honor him well. Bless him richly. Thank you again for the beautiful gift of my husband.

I am blessed,


  1. Yay! Husbands are some of the most gracious blessings we can have. Have you read This Momentary Marriage by John Piper yet? Its free for download at the Desiring God website and it sounds like you would like it. It's all about how marriage mirrors the relationship of Christ with the Church. A hubby and Christ lover like you will love it!

  2. Looks like I'm not the only blessed one with a magical husband!!! Love this Alesha! Can't wait for the headbands, will give me an excuse to stop moping and put real clothes on:) xoxo

  3. Awww what a lovely post! Sometimes they can drive us mad can't they. But then they show us how amazing they are and we love them even more all over again! I can't wait to be able to call my fiancé my husband!

    Jenni x

  4. I'm so sorry to hear that your spirit was so heavy and sad... but so glad that God gave you such a sweet husband to help carry your burdens. Prayers for your week, love!

  5. Trying to read the post through tears! Thanks for sharing the good, the bad and the ugly! But ultimately the grace of God! We love Travis too!