Deep Roots.

March 19, 2012

Monday- Friday all I look forward to is getting home, cooking a meal and running a quick clean throughout the house to then enjoy a relaxing night with my husband.

It's the small moments while watching TV that make my heart melt.
When he reaches to hold my hand during The Office.
When he plays footsie with me over the ottoman.
When he hands me the remote to pick what I want to watch.

Love doesn't mean you'll always have extravagant dates and amazing butterflies.
It doesn't mean you'll always be excited to see each other or he's all you think about.
Love grows deeper roots than that.

Driving to church in silence is beautiful.
To be content with a relationship is to enjoy the quiet together.
A kiss on the forehead shows more love to me than a bouquet of flowers.

My love for Andrew has blossomed into something warm and defined.
I didn't know my heart could hold this amount of love for an individual.
He is the man I look to for guidance.
He's the guy that makes my heart smile.
He runs full force to my side when I'm in need of reassurance and support.

It's safe to say he has a firm grip on my heart.
He is my rock.

What am I trying to get at here??
Marriage isn't easy; it's not a swift walk through the park.
Or a cool ice cream cone on a summer's day.
It's challenging and irritating.
It's hard work.

But when you've found your match-- God will walk in the center of your marriage to keep peace after the storm. He will be there to hold your hands encouraging you.

Life is more than the material items, more than the daily grind.
It's about enjoying the choas or calmness.
So do it with that someone you can't live without.
 

10 comments

  1. This is such a sweet and beautiful post! It is seriously the little things! :) What a sweet hubby you have!

    xo

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  2. What a great way to put it all :) I LOVE being able to see and appreciate the small ways my hubby loves me. Giving up the remote is a huge one ;)

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  3. This is such a sweet and loving post! I love kisses on the forehead. They mean the world to me!
    -Anna
    asweetsouthernmess.blogspot.com

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  4. this is so sweet & a great thing to remember!! you have said it all correctly, love isn't all about fancy dinners but the small things such as handing over the remote!

    xoxo
    jessica

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  5. This is a great post! I'm going through a break-up and it's really inspiring to see how amazing love can be!

    http://olgasrecord.blogspot.com/

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  6. This is one reason I love that I found your blog. So beautiful. :)

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  7. Love this post! This is so sweet!

    happy Monday beautiful girl!

    Melissa

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  8. This is a beautifully written post. Very insightful and humble and makes me appreciate my own relationship as well :) And I like your writing style.
    --Halie

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  9. This was beautiful! Thanks for sharing this and the words of wisdom to remember :)

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