What are some things that you can publicly thank God for, in relation to your husband?Today’s At the Well topic was a great exercise for me. And a bit admonishing, I’d have to admit. As I began to think over the things I am so grateful for with regards to my husband, the thought occurred to me…how often do I let him know how much I appreciate these things? Whether specific acts, wonderful memories of certain events, or particular traits that I love…am I purposeful to tell him and to thank him? Certainly, not as I should.
There were several things that really stood out to me but, one in particular, I thought I would share today. My husband is dependable. The dictionary gives some synonyms for dependable as: reliable, devoted, faithful, sure and steady. For many, he is reliable. Whether as an employee or as a “servant” at our church, he will be in his place and giving his best effort. For friends and family members, he is devoted and faithful. For certain, he is sure and particular! (Oh, but we love him for it.)
To me, especially, he is steady. He anchors me and gives me a sense of security – and a calm when life’s winds blow and the rains come. I am never promised what tomorrow might be…a sunny, peaceful day or a dark and stormy day…but God has given me a partner to steady me and to hold me tight. Thank you, Lord, for my husband.