Thanking God For Our Husbands
Thanksgiving is this week and so I thought it would be fun to mix up the Monday Marriage Challenge and tell you a few reasons why I am thankful for my husband. Just so you know, I am so madly in love with him.
Reasons Why I’m Thankful For My Husband
He is a man of God
This was huge for me even way back before we got married. It’s probably the main reason why I fell in love with him in the first place. You see, long before him and I knew each other well he asked me a question and I told him the issue was complicated and that I was facing some issues making a decision. His response brought me to tears. Literally. Here we were, basically young kids, and when I told him of the issue I was facing he told me that he would pray for me. Talk about stopping someone dead in their tracks. I did not see that coming but even to this day, my husband is still that very same praying man today.
He works hard
This hurts my heart sometimes, the fact that he works so hard but I know he does it in love. He could be a lazy man who just chooses not to try or would rather lay around at home on the couch but he wakes up and goes to work every morning. Even on his “off days” he is still working somewhere doing something. I know it’s because he wants to see us well provided for as a family.
He comes home each and every single night
Seriously ladies, don’t take this for granted. I know it may not seem like much and sometimes you just expect it but the truth is, there are a lot of women who may not know where their husbands are. If your husband comes home to you – he is making that choice, the choice to be with you. Love him and thank him for it.
He goes to bed with me
Let that one soak in for a minute.
It used to be that we would go to bed at separate times of the night. I told him one time that it bothered me and not once since have we gone to bed at separate times since – unless for some reason one of us was away traveling. I can count on one hand the amount of times I’ve been away from him over night in our marriage.
He truly cares for me
Just a few nights ago I was in pain and while I was lying on the bed I heard the water in our oversized bathtub running. When I got up and walked to bathroom I saw that he drew up a warm bubble bath for me, he had the lights turned off with candles on and as I walked in the room he was turning on soft instrumental music. This was not something I asked him to do, he simply does it to let me know that he truly cares for me. I don’t ever want to take those moments for granted.
He cares for our church
I don’t know why this one means so much to me, but it does. Perhaps because I can see that my husband cares for those even outside of our family.
He takes care of the bills
I know some of y’all just choked on something. lol! You are probably screaming your head off and saying “what are you thinking honey!?!” but let me explain. I know how much is in the bank at all times and I can see where the money is going. There are no secrets. I see what comes in and what goes out but I am horrible at math and it truly stresses me out. He on the other hand can handle it with just grace and never forgets a payment. I may be at home but he handles the bills. It’s what works for us.
He doesn’t yell
Now, my mom and dad don’t yell at each other either so it’s not like I was praying for an escape as a child but that doesn’t mean I haven’t seen a screaming family. Do you know what I mean? The husband and wife are always yelling at each other and so the house always seems to have a tense feeling in the air. I’m thankful that mine is filled with laughter instead.
He’s a protector
Although he’s gentle with the kids and I, I also know he would do anything to protect us from from harm and danger. That leaves me feeling super safe and brings me to my next point.
He’s my home
Truly, I feel so safe and so loved by this man. Anywhere we go in life I know I will feel at home because I’ll be with him.
Monday Marriage Challenge
Sit down with a pen and paper and create your own list of reasons why you are thankful for your husband.
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