Wednesday, February 13, 2008

valentine word tree

Happy Valentines Day Honey

At least Once a week I ponder all that you have accomplished
and I feel so proud to have watched you grow into the man
that you are today, instead of the boy that I married.
Once a week I Honor you in my heart

Twice a week I meditate for your prosperity.
Emotionally, physically and spiritually.
I imagine you right at the top of the world shouting that you
love your job and are right were you want to be.
Twice a week I set time aside just to pray for you, my husband.

Three times a week we discuss our grown adult children.
I ponder your deep love and loyal devotion to them.
I take those moments to feel pride in our parenting team.
Three times a week I feel grateful for such an active partner.

Four times a week I sneak a glance or two over at you and think,
"That good looking hot hunk of a man belongs to me.
I feel like the luckiest girl in the world and when you look back at me...
Four times a week my knees go weak when you hold me.

Five times a week I ask you how your day went,
and this begins our one hour dinner talk.
I learn so much from you and appreciate that you learn from me also.
Five times a week I look forward to those special conversations.

Six times a week I truly thank God that you love to cook.
I appreciate that burden you gladly carry for me
and joyfully, creatively and deliciously revel in your provided nourishment.
Six times a week, together, we are learning healthy eating for life.

Seven times a week my love grows deeper and deeper for you.
I never imagined that love encompassed so much territory.
It is our love for each other that has brought us through some very tough times.
Seven times a week, I know that I can count on you and the trust I have
in you means
the world to me.
This only love of my life~on this Earth~brings me Heaven.


Blogger Jack K. said...

You both are truly blessed.

Thank you for such a beautiful paean.

May love and peace be with you always.

4:30 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

A beautiful poem Darlene. I wish you both the best of days.

I hope your prayers are answered.

4:45 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Happy Valentine's Day!

6:39 AM  
Blogger sweet expressions said...

what a beautiful heartfelt expression to your husband

have a happy valentines day

9:03 AM  
Blogger Vanessa said...

that is so precious, darlene
happy valentines day

9:15 AM  
Blogger jsimmonds said...

Loving you is the most important thing in my life. God has truly blessed me by allowing me to share my life with someone a special as you. Your strength, character, and heart inspire me to be my best as a husband, father, son and friend. No matter what struggle life has in store for us I am at peace because I know that with you by my side, nothing can hurt us! Thank you loving me and allowing me to be part of your life.


9:29 AM  
Blogger Wanda said...

That Jay is a lucky son of a gun!!!

Darlene you an Jay are the perfect and loving so much for each other. Pastor D and I see that so much in your lives.

Love you both so much!!

Wanda Mom

12:45 PM  

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