Friday, February 24, 2012

For Corby...

Happy Friday, ya'll!
Can't even begin to explain how happy I am that today is Friday. 
And that I get to see the love of my life tonight!

I want to talk about marriage today.
In a serious way...
{please note, I'm no expert, I'm learning everyday}

I am beyond blessed to be married to my best friend.
Corby is such a sweet gift from above. 
He has such a big heart.
I thank God every day for blessing me with a partner in life who is so compassionate, loving, generous, and, most importantly, who loves the Lord!

Sometimes I feel like don't deserve his love.
I know that I'm not always the best wife that I can be. Sometimes our house is messy. 
Sometimes I don't feel like cooking dinner.
Sometimes I don't feel like doing the things that I should be doing to take care of him and to make him feel treasured.

I pray every day that God will help me to be the best wife that I can be. That I can be submissive and loving and kind and understanding and patient. 
To help me to not be selfish.
I pray that God will help me to be an example of the Proverbs 31 woman.

Her husband has full confidence in her 
and lacks nothing of value...
She is clothed with strength and dignity;
she can laugh at the days to come.
She speaks with wisdom, 
   and faithful instruction is on her tongue...
Her children arise and call her blessed; 
   her husband also, and he praises her: 
"Many women do noble things, 
   but you surpass them all.” 
Charm is deceptive, and beauty is fleeting; 
   but a woman who fears the LORD is to be praised.
Proverbs 31:11,25-26,28-31

I pray that I will delight in him and he in me. Let me never take him for granted.
Let him take my breath away for years to come.

Marriage is not something you get. It's something you do.
It's the way you love your husband {or wife} every day.
Marriage is learned. It's something you have to practice.

I've learned how important it is to pray for your spouse. 
I pray for Corby every day. I pray that God will use him.
That people will see Jesus through him.
I pray that Corby will love Jesus more than he will ever love me.

It's not only important to pray for your spouse, but to pray with your spouse. 
{This is something that we need to be better about.} 
I want to make our daily goal to have Christ at the center of our marriage.

I chose to write about this today for Corby. 
To let him know how much I love him and that I'm his biggest fan. 
I wrote this as a commitment for me to be the best wife I can be.

I love you, Corby. You're my heart and my soul.
My life. My best friend. My soul mate.

I loved you yesterday,
I love you still,
always have,
always will.

{sorry if this post is kind of jumbled. my thoughts are all over the place}


p.V.e said...

What a sweet post! I think everyone can learn something from this! I know I definitely did and I'm not even married yet!

agalandherdog said...

Amen! Great post!

Allison said...

Very sweet post! Yall are precious!

Kristen said...

Such a sweet and true post!

Andrea said...

I am loving this post!! What a great reminder to us all!