Thursday, May 19, 2011
Well, tonight was date night. Bert and I go out every Thursday if we can. Tonight we dropped our teens off at drivers Ed and then went out to dinner. I always dress up a bit and try to have my best attitude on board. After all, this is the man I love and I will be with him for the rest of my life. He is so very important to me and our love needs to be nurtured so that it will always be strong. We seldom go to a movie, we prefer to talk. Sometimes we go for a stroll and sometimes we do a few errands like grocery shopping.
I love to hear about what he is working on at work and how things are going with his projects. He gets a chance to hear about our school day and how the kids are doing. Sometimes we have important things to talk about, sometimes we just chat. I won't say gossip, because that is something we try to avoid it's too negative!
Today we spent most of our time talking about the next few weeks and how full they are already. We made plans for birthday shopping and for graduation parties. We also talked about the finishing up of the school year and the projects yet to be done for that. Very productive and helpful to get it down and plan instead of just trying to keep up when things happen.
I am so very blessed to have such a wonderful husband. We have been the best of friends, sweet hearts and dear dedicated spouses. My joy is to make him happy, he feels the same way about me. He isn't very demonstrative not a really huggy person, but he tells me all the time that he loves me and I get my kisses before he leaves to go anywhere and another when he comes home! When I met him he was so shy and insecure, his dad was not a good example and their marriage is still not good. But my husband always was so kind and good, his mother's consolation and the one that the other brothers turned to in times of need. My parents loved each other all their lives, it broke my mom's heart and spirit the day that dad died. She is still recovering from dad's death, he died almost 3 years ago. Their example helped me know what it was to love, that was what we decided we wanted, FOREVER.
God has blessed us with so many graces to help us through.
Thank you Lord for our marriage and "forever love".
"I will love you and honor you all the days of my life." I think every married couple needs to go on a date, often!