Tuesday, December 11, 2007

Ain't No Other Man

Posted by Mandy at 7:30 AM

For more reasons than I'll bore you with today, I just wanted to say how proud I am of my husband. He's always being recognized at his job for being outstanding, always being picked for "special assignments", and it seems like everyone he works with, and even arrests, just really respect him and think he's such a nice guy. (which he is) He's going to be gone on a special assignment this week.. and though I'm really going to miss him, I'm so excited for this oppertunity for him and so proud that he got chosen to do it. How did I get so lucky? How did I get to be the woman God chose to be with him? To have three beautiful children with him? I tell him all of the time that he needs to ask his parents what they did to raise him to be who he is today, and DO THAT with our boys! It seems all too rare to find boys and men today that are respectful, have good manners, hold their tongues, and actually enjoy being with their families. His little girl looks at him like he's the sun and the moon. He looks at her with fear of what's to come... a daddy's love can hardly handle knowing what the future might hold! Our boys look up to him and are hopefully learning how you can be both tough and loving. I look to him as my rock, my always consistent stability. If he says things are okay, I'm like a child believing that they really are. So, enough of the mushiness I guess... I'm just thinking of these things knowing I'm about to be without him for a while and knowing I'm going to miss him like crazy. Pray for my peace while he's away!
by the way, for you unhip folks, the title of my post comes from a newer Christina Aguilara (sp?) song with that title that I've labled "my song" for Clayton.


Anonymous said...

All this still won't keep him from being toasted in Settlers tomorrow night! ;)

Mandy on Tuesday, 11 December, 2007 said...

Oh but it will... since he's leaving tomorrow morning he'll have to miss Settlers! You'll have to toast someone else, Jeff. lol

Allison on Tuesday, 11 December, 2007 said...

I know exactly how you feel - I feel the same way about JM! :) Yes, we are very lucky and very blessed and I don't take any of it for granted!

Kellyann said...

Wow! I would ask if he has a brother but my hubby wouldn't aprreciate that. How about does he give husband and father lessons? Spread his knowlage around sister!

silly me on Tuesday, 11 December, 2007 said...

so sweet! i love it! hang in there, girl. it'll be good.

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