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Monday, May 30, 2011

He sees me.

Today is mine and Puddie's 13th Wedding Anniversary.

Source: dudelol.com via Cris on Pinterest

And while I don't have a beautiful song to share like he does, I do have an observation that hit me the other day that I thought I'd share.

Puddie and I were chatting and, like a lot of times, I was being hard on myself--like a lot of mamas do I suppose.

I have so much I want to do in this life that often I get caught up in keeping all of the plates in the air that I feel guilty that in doing so much I fear that I might not always be giving the most and best attention to one of my most important roles... that of being mommy to little Miss Add.

Puddie stopped me and in great detail described a moment he had recently observed between Miss Add and I.

It was a simple moment.

Something I never imagined he even paid attention to... and something I never paid attention to myself...

But, he described it to me at that moment in such detail... to prove to me that I was getting this mom gig right.

At that moment, it hit me... like it did almost 15 years ago when I first got to know him...

He sees me.

And, in this world of hustle and bustle... it is truly a blessing to have that... to have someone who really sees you.

When someone sees you, it is like fuel to be who you really are inside. Puddie has always been that for me. Someone who has always wanted me to be me... and that is truly a gift.

Source: iobad.com via Cris on Pinterest

So, here's to you Puddie. Thanks for seeing me back then and every day since.

Source: etsy.com via Cris on Pinterest


7 GOODe Thoughts:

Congrats for 13 years of wedded bliss. You two are wonderful separately but definitely also wonderful together!

Congrats on 13 yrs of marriage! I love how you say "He sees me". In a world that moves at a pace that blurs everything, it wonderful to know that at least 1 person in this life truly sees you. I love that description! Hope you guys have a great day!

Awwwww! It is great when you meet and marry your best friend. Congrats on 13 years, and here is to many more!

Congratulations on your 13th Wedding Anniversary. Finding that special someone is priceless!! I have been married for 30 years and my husband has seen me at my very worst and yet, he is always there for me....he is my best friend, my soul-mate and my comfort!! It only gets better...you'll see!!

Happy Anniversary Sis! I love that you and Miss Add are so loved. :) Makes me all warm inside and teary eyed from joy...you are a wonderful wife, momma, daughter, sister...everything! I'm so glad that you found a wonderful man...even if he has become like a butthead brother to me. :) Love you both!

Congrats on 13 years!
I think this is a post you'll need to share with Miss Ad when she's old enough to get serious about a guy!

@BigD I wonder if they'll still have these blogs around in 30 years... :)

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