And, yes, he robbed the cradle

I want to say Happy Birthday to my wonderful husband Gary.  He turned 48 years old today.


Here are the top 48 reasons why I am the most blessed wife in the world:

1. He opens his heart to people.

2. He loves to tease me – and I love being teased.

3. He is an incredible spiritual leader for both me and our children.

4. He loves God with all his heart.

5. He is very, very active.

6. He helps to make me a better person.

7. He is even more attractive now than the day we were married.

8. He has awesome eyes.

9. He is a great softball player.

10. He is a man of his word.

11. He is faithful.

12. He has integrity even when no one is looking.

13. He works hard – all the time.

14. He plays hard.

15. He brings me flowers on a regular basis.

16. He appreciates what I do for him.

17. He pours himself into his children.

18. Even when he can’t completely understand his teenage daughters, he still tries to understand them.

19. He left at 6:15am to take Daniel to his hockey game yesterday while I slept.

20. He plays all kinds of sports with our children.

21. He loves to take Michaela with him wherever he is going, whenever he can.

22. He loves God’s word.

23. He loves to worship.

24. He is inviting and outgoing.

25. Even though he is very competitive, he is a good sport.

26. He encourages people.

27. He stays “plugged in” with his guy friends.

28. He has an incredible grandmother.

29. His family has always welcomed and loved me.

30. He encourages me.

31. He is interesting.

32. We never run out of things to talk about.

33. He is an entrepreneur.

34. He is not afraid to take risks – but he is wise in the risks he takes.

35. He is very interested in Christina’s wedding plans.

36. He pays very close attention to the things that are going on in our children’s lives.

37. He is supportive of my dreams.

38. He knows what my dreams are.

39. He is lots and lots of fun.

40. He does the dishes every day.

41. He lives by grace not by law.

42. I can always count on him to do the right thing.

43. He is full of ideas.

44. When I am weak, he is strong.

45. He is playful.

46. He is joyful.

47. He is forgiving.

48. Making a list like this is easy for me because he is a great guy.


One Response to “And, yes, he robbed the cradle”

  1. rattlethefence Says:

    Happy Birthday Gary!

    You look a lot older. I thought I was younger than you! I guess youv’e had a hard life!

    Have a great day and blessings through out your 49th year.


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