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Wednesday, March 16, 2011

Sometimes you just need to hear it.

Yesterday I was sitting at P.E. chatting with some friends while our children ran around in the hot sun. I know, we're terrible. I got a text message from hubs. He doesn't ever text me. He's text challenged, and doesn't even have a keyboard phone, so it's a drag for him. He's getting better about it, and keeps talking about how he's gonna break down and get a phone from this Century. We'll see..

When I noticed the text alert and opened it up, this is what a found.

This picture with the text "Love you."
It may not seem like much, but as soon as I saw it, I cried. I did. I cried.

Sometimes you just need to hear it, and I needed to hear it right at that moment.

No matter what we're going through, where we've been or where we're headed, we're doing it together.

Love is enough.

I'm learning a lot about my marriage and what we're capable of making it through these days. The truth is, we can make it through anything. It may take work. It may bring me tears of frustration some days, but today, I'm overflowing with tears of joy.

He's sweating at a job site somewhere in the Florida sun, and passes this beautiful rose, and...thinks of me. I know, I know...sappy. But, I need sappy right now. As he's sweating and aggrivated he stops to snap a picture of this and text me two words. "Love you." Do you know how long it took him to type that?

That simple text was a perfect reminder that we will make it. God is good!


Happy anniversary to my sweet bloggy friend Shell! Her Pour Your Heart Meme is 1 year old today! Like almost every Wednesday, I'm linked up with her to share a piece of my heart with the blogosphere.


P.S.
For those of you that are following, The Love Dare updates are going up tomorrow! House hunting and blogging don't mesh well. I wish I had three times the amount of time I do! Thanks for all of your encouragement through the longest 40 day journey in history. Hey, at least I'm getting through it!

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8 Comments:

At March 16, 2011 at 8:16 AM , Blogger Tiffany said...

Aww, those are the best texts. Or words when you least expect them that make a world of difference.

 
At March 16, 2011 at 8:28 AM , Blogger Day 2 Day Living said...

You are right, sometimes you do just need to hear it. Yesterday Prince Charming text me and says "I just wanted you to know I was thinking of you" Yes, I had a sappy moment to. He never does that. It must've been sweet hubby day.

 
At March 16, 2011 at 9:02 AM , Anonymous heidi @ wonder woman wannabe said...

super sweet - how wonderful that you appreciate it so much as well!

 
At March 16, 2011 at 9:31 AM , Blogger Shell said...

It really is the little things, isn't it?

 
At March 16, 2011 at 4:20 PM , Blogger Adrienne said...

those moments means so much more than all the birthdays, valentines days, Christmases and other "special" moments put together. Those normal everyday things that make you fall in love all over again.

 
At March 16, 2011 at 8:13 PM , Blogger LisaAnn said...

That was so sweet- I almost cried for you ;)

 
At March 17, 2011 at 10:02 AM , Blogger Braley Mama said...

Amazing man you have there sister!

 
At March 27, 2011 at 6:45 PM , Blogger Jessica said...

So sweet! That's such a nice reminder to know that you're thought of and you're loved!

 

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