Thursday, September 4, 2008

A port in the storm. MHR's a day early

The sweet Katy Lin started My Husband Rocks several months ago and I try to participate often. It's fun and it definitely is something positive since there is so much negative talk in this world. O.k, I am getting off the soapbox to bring you this weeks episode of my husband rocks! It is a day early but tomorrow is a very hectic day.

Love has no limits, no bounds. A lot of you already know that my husband knew my children before I had even met him. Although my children are grown, my youngest is still very much a child. My husband knew from the first time he met him. He treated him no differently than he did my oldest son. Once I was introduced into the picture (my oldest son played match maker) I saw that he saw my son as no different from any one else. How refreshing is that? He did not judge (trust me, I've seen a lot of that over the years), he accepted his limitations and health problems as being very normal. Not a problem.

He knew the road would be bumpy, o.k., beyond bumpy at times but he still wanted to be a part of our lives.

I was very used to taking care of everything myself. It is wonderful to have a partner that has learned over the years what is important in life. He is my port in the storm and I am very proud to call him my husband.

Does he rock? You betcha he does.


Unknown said...

very sweet. I'm glad you've got such a good man.

Kim's Treasures said...

AWWW!!! What a sweet story!!! I'm so glad you have him!

Anonymous said...


you're very lucky.

Sandra Evertson said...

Lovely and beautiful photo too!
Sandra Evertson

Connie said...

My hubby beats all....he washed my feet every single night while we were camping! Isn't it wonderful to have men who love us soooo much??? Trying to catch up from the weekend campout, chickee! Sorry, I'm been remiss in posting lately. I'm repenting!

Nana Trish is Living the Dream said...

What a sweet post! Isn't God so good to give us partners to love us and our children. I don't think my husband could love our granddaughter anymore if she was his biological grandchild. My daughter was a teenager when we married and we had our challenges. Your husband sounds great.

Angie said...

Hi Barb!

I love that he loves you so just makes lifes so much better having someone amazing to share it with! I wish you two nothing but the best!


karin said...

i love to read comments on husbands, cause i love mine to pieces. Married nearly 19 years, he is still the best.
So happy you found a keeper too!
take care

Debra Kaye said...

As a child who was brought up as a step-child most of her life, know how wonderful it is to hear this! He is definitely a rare find in today's world.

God bless you both!

*The Beautiful Life* said...

Hi Barb!

Well...I was GOING to give you the blog-love award and I saw that you ALREADY GOT IT!! :(
Well...I'm posting it for you on my blog anyway, 'cuz you deserve it! :)

Charm and Grace said...

Hi sweet Barb. I have dropped down a black hole of busy-ness for the next few weeks, so I will not be posting regularly. Just letting you know I loved this post, a sweet tribute to your sweetheart. (Can you tell I have been eating too much sugar?) Happy weekend!


Edie Marie's Attic said...

Hi Barb!
I love your story! My husband adopted my oldest son when he was 2yrs old and was his "dad" from the first time he saw him. I know how you feel about your sweet hubby.
I'm so glad your health and your hubby's health is good! I will keep your son in my prayers sweet Barb, it has to be so hard for you some days. There will be so many jewels in your crown someday.
Big hugs, Sherry

bj said...

For you to recognize such a wonderful man means that you, too, have extra special qualities! I've the feeling that both of you make a FABULOUS team....
love, bj

Judy said...

I'm glad you found your someone special. He sounds like a wonderful man.

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