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Saturday, January 22, 2011

Day 3-Love is not selfish

THE DARE:
Whatever you put your time, energy, and money into will become more important to you. It's hard to care about something you are not investing in. Along with restraining from negative comments , buy your spouse something that says, "I was thinking of you today."

"What?", I say as my husband is staring at me with this strange look on his face.

"I'm just trying to figure out why you're being so nice to me.", He says.

Haha!! Just for the record. I'm usually a nice wife! Geez...

"Because I love you.", I say as I give him a kiss, and walk off smiling. 

I got him a new coffee maker! He needed it. Ours broke last week, and he's been manually making coffee for four days by boiling water, and then pouring it through the coffee grounds. What?? That's right. Yes, he's been doing that!

I also picked up some chocolate! He loves chocolate! And...I got him four new shirts. One dress shirt and three t-shits. It was fun thinking of him today. It was fun surprising him. It was especially fun to see him wonder why.

I can be pretty selfish sometimes.

It's nice to intentionally make the choice to think of my husband and not me.

"Do nothing from selfish or empty conceit, but with humility of mind regard one another as more important than yourselves."
Philippians 2:3

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***Read about why I'm taking The Love Dare HERE. Wanna join me? Come back and comment with a link to your post. I'd love to hear about your journey! To read any of the other Love Dare posts just click on the label "The Love Dare" at the bottom of this post.

Take the Dare!

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6 Comments:

At January 22, 2011 at 8:14 PM , Blogger Day 2 Day Living said...

That is so sweet! I am in desperate need of doing this.

 
At January 22, 2011 at 9:01 PM , Blogger Mandy said...

The best part is him asking why you're being so nice! That was sweet!

 
At January 23, 2011 at 10:00 AM , Blogger Ruth said...

thats so sweet!! showing some love... giving a little surprise to ones i love.. thats what i'm learning to do. Thanks for the inspiration today..:)

Hope you have a lovely Sunday!!

Love,
Ruth

 
At January 23, 2011 at 10:11 AM , Blogger Heidi said...

very nice! do you know what his love language is?

i'm pretty sure my honey's is either acts of service or gifts :)

 
At January 23, 2011 at 4:05 PM , Blogger WhisperingWriter said...

How nice.

My husband and I aren't mature enough to do The Love Dare.

 
At January 23, 2011 at 9:35 PM , Blogger Katina said...

You go girl! bedroom favors, no back talk, and gifts!!!! girl, you are doin' it big! God sees you and will bless you! I'm just gonna have to take de-ol love dare with you.

 

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