I love my wife. I love my marriage. I love working, nurturing & fighting to keep it all healthy and in a Jesus honoring place!
This past weekend was so fun doing all of those things.
Friday I took Kim out for a surprise breakfast on the beach. The place has a gorgeous view and the food is really decent too!
After breakfast we picked up our packets for our COLOR RUN the next day and then I took her shopping to get her something she's been wanting for a long time.
The whole day was full of talking, sharing, dreaming, flirting and following up on some deeper conversations that have been ongoing for a few months now. It was enriching & ver fulfilling for me as I had my wife's undivided attention and we were able to talk intently about a lot of things that were critical for us.
Saturday we woke everyone up early and participated in a 5k Color Run, http://thecolorrun.com. This event was so enjoyable for all of us. It was something Kim really wanted to do the year before but we missed the registration deadline. Our boys enjoyed it, I enjoyed and my wife was smiling the whole time!
I've realized something about myself and marriage, perspective is everything and agenda's are destructive. If I have an agenda about something in my marriage than it is ME centered. When things are ME centered I'm coming from a selfish angle. But when my perspective is on caring for Kim and the boys I found myself more relaxed, less impatient and trying to serve them so they feel cared for.
If you are a husband serve your wife by dying daily to your own ego & pride. If you are a father help model for your sons what it means to be able to lead a family with humility & service. If you have daughters help them see the type of man that allows a woman to thrive and live with freedom to be herself.
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