Let Me Count The Ways

10 Jan
D and I have been married for 20 years. I am so very thankful for the gift of him. He is my warrior and my best friend. He is an incredible husband and father and leads our family with love, courage, wisdom, and integrity.

There are many reasons that I love him so. 
Here are just a few I am counting today.


He hugs.

He encourages.

He teaches.

He plays.

He laughs.

He loves.

I love walking through our blessed life together
and that he still holds my hand through it all.

“…and the two of them become one.”
Genesis 2:24

What are some of the reasons you love your husband?

Why I Love My Husband

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21 Responses to “Let Me Count The Ways”

  1. Jenn January 10, 2013 at 1:38 pm #

    what a sweet post.. i don't have a hubby yet or not sure if the Lord has that.. but I love love reading stories fo those whose marriages are still in love. My parents have been married 30 + years and have set such a strong example for me of love.. they are like newleyweds! blessings!

  2. Jennifer Peterson January 10, 2013 at 2:06 pm #

    Awww I love posts like this… I love my hubs for the same reasons, he is a huge goof and loves to joke around. He loves God and has a huge heart for others. Thank you Wendy for making me smile:)

  3. Bernadette Veenstra January 10, 2013 at 3:19 pm #

    It looks like you have a stellar man!=)

  4. Karrilee Aggett January 10, 2013 at 4:35 pm #

    Ah sweet sister… I love this! Happy Anniversary! We just celebrated our 20th in October and I love my hubby for all the same reasons! He makes me laugh – out loud, literally – every single day! He is a man of integrity and honor and such an amazing Dad… It seems like our guys would get along great – while we chatted over a cup of something delicious! LOVE the addition of the perfect photo's too!

  5. Marissa January 10, 2013 at 5:19 pm #

    Our good Lord has blessed you with an amazing man! This post was a beautiful tribute of your love! Happy Anniversary!

  6. Wendy January 10, 2013 at 5:44 pm #

    Thank you Jenn! I too am drawn to those who have been married for many years. I love to hear their stories and absorb all the wisdom from them. Blessings!

  7. Wendy January 10, 2013 at 5:45 pm #

    Thank you so much Jennifer! D makes me laugh so much. I love when he gets silly. And oh how he loves the Lord. How important both are to a marriage. Blessings friend!

  8. Wendy January 10, 2013 at 5:45 pm #

    Yes and I am so thankful for him. Blessings sister!

  9. Wendy January 10, 2013 at 5:46 pm #

    Thank you so much my sweet friend! Oh how wonderful it would be for us to gather! Blessings and much love!

  10. Wendy January 10, 2013 at 5:47 pm #

    Oh yes and how very thankful I am for him. Thank you so much! Blessings!

  11. Fawn January 10, 2013 at 5:59 pm #

    I love that you were able to create your list with pictures. Someone said "Happy Anniversary" in the comments, so I'm not sure if this is your actual anniversary, but thank you for sharing with us all the reasons you love and adore your spouse. Such inspiration!

  12. Marci Smith January 10, 2013 at 6:04 pm #

    What a wonderful post. Your love for him is so evident, just as God intended. :)I love the way my husband loves his family. He is kind, loving, encouraging, and funny. He loves Jesus, most importantly. ๐Ÿ™‚

  13. Bethe77 January 10, 2013 at 6:58 pm #

    Awesome! Great thankful list. I love the one of the laughter that shows such great humor. The love is seen in all the photos you are truly blessed.Blessings

  14. mail4rosey January 11, 2013 at 1:45 am #

    20 years, woot, congratulations! You wrote a lot of wonderful things about your hubby, and that's more than just a little awesome. Happy Anniversary.

  15. Michele January 11, 2013 at 6:13 am #

    What a refreshing viewpoint! It is so hard these days to get women to praise their husbands and boyfriends!My husband and I just celebrated 2 years of marriage a couple weeks ago. Some of the reasons I love him are: he is handy around the house, always fixing stuff, he is so smart and always tells me something new and interesting, he and he is kind, gentle, and respectful.

  16. OurSearsKitHome January 11, 2013 at 1:28 pm #

    Wendy,It is a blessing beyond measure to be married to a godly husband, isn't it?!

  17. Lenetta Carnes January 12, 2013 at 5:44 am #

    Hi, I found you through the blog hop. Now following you.Please stop by and say hi when you get a chance. Be sure and check out my new Blog Hop that we just started, It's Weekly Goals Link Up. It's a great way to stay on track. Have a great day. ๐Ÿ™‚ Here's the link in case you want to check it out. Thanks again.http://lenettacarnes.blogspot.com/2013/01/weekly-goals-linkup-1.htmlAlso,My daughter, Kisha, also is taking over Fill In the Blank Fridays. The person doing it has decided she can't do it anymore so Kisha is now doing it. Her first one is today. Would love for you to join us there also. It's a fun one. Her blog ishttp://www.kjaggers.com/2013…You can also go to her page and at the to sign up for a reminder on both of these each week. Again, Welcome, have a wonderful evening. ๐Ÿ™‚

  18. Janine Huldie January 13, 2013 at 8:08 pm #

    Oh this was beautiful and actually wrote a post scheduled for this week about why I love my husband. Happy to follow you over from the Raising Imperfections Link-up.

  19. Katherines Corner January 13, 2013 at 9:45 pm #

    what a beautiful post celebrating your love. I am blessed too to have a husband that fills my heart to overflowing. Thank you for sharing st the hop xo

  20. Raising Reagan January 13, 2013 at 9:52 pm #

    What a great post for your husband to know that you cherish him.Thank you for linking to Raising Imperfection.Please come back Friday to see if your post was featured.Good luck!xoxoLanayawww.raising-reagan.com

  21. Leslie @ Violet Imperfection January 13, 2013 at 11:13 pm #

    Awww, so sweet! Thanks for sharing your favorite post at Raising Imperfection! We feature our favorites on Friday, make sure to come back and check.Lesliewww.violetimperfection.com

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