I am struggling to find a focus for this post because there are so many things that I want to write about. I am so proud of you for working everyday to become an even better Christian, husband, and father.
The leadership and dedication you've shown in your faith is inspiring, and it's a joy to watch you fall more in love with our Lord. I love it when you lead our family in prayer. Aside from our couple prayer time before bed, watching you across the table during our family Rosary or squeezing your hand at Mass are some of my favorite parts of the week. I am so glad that our children have a daddy who will pray with them and for them on a regular basis. What a blessing! Thank you for taking a leadership role in that capacity and for helping all of us to improve ourselves in that area of our lives.
|Helping the kiddos blow out the Advent wreath candles. Yay, fire!|
|Surprising Janie with her first flowers (pink, of course!) on her 4th birthday|
|Playing Princess Candyland as a fam|
|One of your many love notes. This one was hidden in the dishwasher for me to find in the morning.|
Thank you for showing me that you value our relationship above all others--even the kiddos. As demanding as three little ones can be, you are so good at showing me that I'm your top priority at home. Thank you for helping me to coordinate regular date nights and for being such a fun, adventurous date! I think our favorite date will always be having a leisurely meal, pretending we are foodies (we watch Top Chef so we know everything, right?), sipping on some vino, and having some high-quality uninterrupted conversation. I think we'll always have something new to talk about because you are always wanting to learn something new, work on an aspect of our marriage, improve our parenting skills, or grow even closer to God. We almost always agree on most things, so it's actually fun when we don't agree and have a chance to make our case.
|Dinner date for my birthday|
|Our dinner drinks with tapas at España|
Cheers to your 29th year! God willing, I pray that we will have many, many more years of joy-filled marriage together!
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