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The Friday Reminder and Prompt for #SoCS Oct. 10/2020: A happy medium in a happy marriage

Your Friday prompt for Stream of Consciousness Saturday is “medium.” Use it any way you’d like. Enjoy!

Recognizing when you need to find that happy medium in life. Through prayer, and God my husband and I realized we needed to talk. All good, just a reconnect that needed to happen.

My wonderful husband was one of the one’s who at the beginning of Covid had a job that was not considered essential. It was good timing with my breast cancer surgery, but no good man likes to be out of work. They find a satisfaction in putting in a good hard days work, and as well in the routine it brings. Work defines who men are. So we got a little off kilter when he was off for 5 months, and now is back into the full swing of things.

Now please don’t get me wrong my husband is defined by his relationship with God. That being said it clearly states in the Bible For even when we were with you, we gave you this rule: “If a man will not work, he shall not eat.” We hear that some among you are idle. They are notbusy; they are busybodies. Such people we command and urge in the Lord Jesus Christ to settle down and earn the bread they eat. Thessalonians 3:10.

There is happy medium though, men can get very consumed with work, woman too. I heard my husband say when he got called back to work it was happiest he has been in months. I get it too. So this leads me to our loving conversation this morning.

We need to find Brad, and Lisa again. Leave work at work, and find a balance in our lives. We need to put our phones aside, acknowledging one another more. Appreciating the gift we have in love in one another. Get back to laughing, and flirting with one another. Get back to the basics, as if we were dating. I believe my surgery took a huge toll on us as well, and this has nothing to do with love. We wholeheartedly love one another, thus the need to communicate where we are at today.

So this being said, it is all out. Love is an action word, we can talk about something until we are blue in the face. We have to act on it in order for change to occur. So we have figured out where the ball has been dropped, not placing blame. Each looking at our own part. Each cleaning our own side of the street. I need to smile more, and be my goofy 🙃 self more often. I am easily overwhelmed, and time frames really wreck me.

So knowing our happy medium, and having have had it before we know what is needed to get there. So into action we go! I am thanking God for man who stopped in realization of where we were at, and what is needed now. It started with us praying before we even began to talk. To let the spirit speak through us. How easily a conversation such as what we had could have gone very sour, and walls be put up.

Instead I feel like a giant weight has been lifted, and I know what I can do on my part to make my marriage a little brighter, and much lighter. I am gonna flirt with him like a he is my first high school crush, make him blush! Maybe we will go park and make out! Blessings all! 😋

Baby!
Super bowl last year!
We made our own shirts! 🤪 such flirts

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Don’t give up before the miracle happens! Smile lots, forgive quickly, and never take life for granted!

9 thoughts on “The Friday Reminder and Prompt for #SoCS Oct. 10/2020: A happy medium in a happy marriage

    1. Thank you so much for the kind words. We far from perfect, but we go to God daily together each morning in prayer. We also read together. It is our daily reprieve that keeps us bound in God. We fall short, but we sure try. We often find ourselves stopping in prayer throughout our day together as well. God is what allows this marriage peace & serenity! His love never fails. I love my husband very much! He is a gift from God. I never want to take him for granted. We aren’t promised tomorrow. We only have today! Blessings ❤️🤠 we are so cute lol 😂

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    1. I didn’t see this until now! Yes we had a very great conversation, and day! Love is a verb! He is my best friend, and all this is only possible because of the grace of God. We far from perfect people. Our first date was on a bench over looking our city, he asked for my hand in marriage at that bench. Then we married in front of family, and few friends at that bench. The last bench in High Drive. We often go there to just get back to basics. We just sit, and reflect. It is “our bench”. Thanks JoAnna, love is grand!

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