Today, I’m thankful for my wife. She was out of town over the weekend, and I missed her. While I’m thankful for my wife, I’m actually more thankful for the fact that I missed her and that I’m super glad she is home. Honestly, that is a working of God in my life. When I was wrapped up in sin and compulsive behaviors I liked it better when she was away. However, overall I was miserable and so was my marriage. God has been working. I don’t like being away from my wife now. I like being together with her, even just talking or having a meal together. Crazy, I even enjoy cleaning up the kitchen after a meal with her. If you had asked me 10 years ago that I’d ever feel this way, I would have laughed in your face. I’m thankful.

My goal today is to be present when I’m with my wife. To focus on our togetherness, our relationship. To realize how great she is and how great it is to have her in my life. Further, to serve her rather than to seek to be served by her. That is my goal.

Almighty God, thank You for my wife. Thank You for the growth in my relationship with her and the growth of my marriage. Help me lift her up and serve her. Help me love her the same way You love her. I’m all Yours today; do with me as You will.

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