Saturday, April 16, 2011

Happy Birthday to my man!

Today marks the day that I'm most thankful for, other than the day of my salvation. 32 years ago, my best friend and favorite person in the whole world was born.

 Joel, you've brought so much joy to my life. You make me laugh. And sometimes cry. But mostly laugh.   I love your goofiness,

I love how you can make our kids laugh with just a silly face.
I love how you can't stop tickling a victim once you've got them laughing.  
I love your desire to know God more and be a better man. 
I love the way you are sensitive to the Holy Spirit. 
I love the little lines at the corners of your eyes.
I love how you turn to mush when our kids cuddle with you.
 I love how you aren't satisfied with doing the minimum of anything; 'That's good enough' rarely crosses your lips. 
I love that you do what you love and love what you do. 
I love how you desire to be the absolute best steward of everything you're given.
I love when you play the guitar. 
I love hearing you sing to the Lord. 
I love how you make up silly songs.
I love your crazy jokes that nobody else gets.
I love that you support me.
I love that you married me almost 8 years ago.  Thanks a bunch for that.
I love that you can fix stuff and build stuff.
I love that you are willing to do whatever it takes to do the very best thing for our family.
I love that I get to keep you.

My heart still flutters when you walk in the room.

I love you, favoprite. Happy birthday! :)


Lora said...

happy birthday, joel!! :)

Carlaflower said...

yay Joel! Happy Birthday!

From Snowflakes To Hotcakes said...

Aw, he's alright, I guess.....

Just kidding, Joel! I love you, brother!!! :-) I'm pretty glad you were born and married my sister and think you are an awesome member of the family and a wonderful daddy to my niece and nephews. And you make some pretty awesome potatoes too. Thanks for being pretty great! :-)

Jessa said...

Love that post, Jenn! So sweet! Happy Birthday Joel!!