Friday, May 18, 2007

I love my wife

My favorite person to serve and bless is Laura. Before we got married, I never made the bed, but now I do because it is a little thing that means a lot to her. I would rather spend my life working to provide for Laura then be on perpetual paid vacation. This could be for many reasons such as:
  • Laura is my best friend and I look forward to growing old with her.
  • There is no one else that I would rather laugh with or cry with then Laura.
  • My favorite person to love and serve is Laura. (This is no exaggeration, I never started to make the bed until I married her.
  • When I wake up next to Laura I am reminded of God's unending mercy towards me.
  • Eating Laura's home cooking is better then eating a free meal at Ruth's Chris steakhouse.
  • Laura's compassion excels all others and I would rather be sick and under her care instead of never having to go to another doctor or hospital.
  • Laura has a heart to see people grow in holiness and love for the One who loves them beyond comprehension.
  • Laura is continually cultivating the attributes and characteristics of a Godly wife and mother.
  • Laura has been blessed with the heart of a servant and loves to look to the needs of others before her own.
  • Laura knows her dependency on grace.
  • Laura is passionate about the local church.
  • Christ is sweet to Laura because she hates her sin.
  • Laura loves the gospel.
  • Laura loves a wretched sinner like myself.
  • Laura is a model to myself and many others of what it means to honor your parents and prize the gift of the family
My love for Laura comes down to Christ, and His Spirit in her. It's not about anything that she does. I love her unconditionally and always will!

"God is constant is His commitment to love, bless, and transform not because of our performance, but because of the perfection of His Son. That is the gospel of grace. And it is grace that give us hope." Gary and Betsy Ricucci from "Love That Lasts: When Marriage Meets Grace

1 comment:

Mrs. Ellis said...

Amen,Lew!!!!Well spoken words....Laura is truely a gift of God's grace to us all!!!!!