Monday, July 28, 2008

Marriage Builder Monday!

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Sarah over at Burgeon is hosting a new meme called Marriage Builder Mondays. She says:

"I’m a big believer in accountability and have found that it becomes very easy to be accountable when you share your mission with others. So here we are…I would like to share with you each Monday one small thing I will be doing for my husband each week."



As you all well know, I'm a firm believer that a healthy, happy marriage = work. Good work. Mostly fun work. But work nonetheless. And the extent to which we fail to do the work, so we fail altogether.



To that end, I will be joining Sarah in this weekly challenge, because I can use all the help and accountability I can get. It is so easy to get caught up in the day-to-day details of life and work and everything else and forget to make our husbands our number 2 priority (second only to our relationship with God).



I have been so blessed with my amazingly wonderful, patient, loving husband who just happens to be a hottie, who absolutely rocks my socks off!

And on top of all that, he is taking time off of the job he loves, to drive me twelve hours both ways to visit my family in Colorado! He's just that cool!

So, this week, since he works so hard, and since we will be sitting in a car for hours upon hours, I will give him a relaxing and thorough massage every eveining. I know that this means a lot to him, and it's something that I do not take the time to do nearly often enough.


Thanks for the encouragement and inspiration Sarah! This is such a great idea!


9 comments:

  1. Good stuff, when are you heading out to my neck of the woods? I am assuming Chipotle is a place of interest?!? ;)

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  2. what a great idea! I'm loving all of this marriage builder stuff.....

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  3. First of all...you're going home to see your family!!! Woohoo!!!
    Secondly, it sounds like you are going to have one happy, relaxed hubby this week! Great idea!

    Thank you for helping me in my accountability and for your participation!

    Have a great afternoon!
    Sarah

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  4. GREAT KatyLin!!!

    You know what? I thought I posted mine...come to think of it, I didn't see it on my blog!!! I'll have to go check!!

    Have a great time in Colorado, with your family!!!

    ~Blessings,
    Jan

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  5. Thanks for entering my Tote & Tee giveaway! I've announced the winner here: http://aponderingheart.com/blog/?page_id=311

    Stop by to see who it was!

    Blessings!
    Miss Jocelyn

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  6. This is so COOL! I am going othead over there and sign up..or whatever..LOL!

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  7. I love that idea - it's exactly what I do when I think my husband needs something extra special! I think I'm going to head over to Sarah's page and check this thing out. We all need a little extra accountability in our lives!

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  8. What a great idea - I could handle one specific thing a week to do for my hubby.
    I can't imagine a man walking on God's green earth that would turn down a lovely massage - I'm sure he will love it!

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