Tuesday, January 16, 2007

Favorites...

This is one of my favorite songs...it reminds me of the love I've been blessed with. I too often take it for granted and don't cherish & treat this with the devotion and respect that it's deserving of. This week's one of counting my blessings, and realizing that sometimes we don't have to look very far at all to see and embrace them.


Where You Are
(by Rascal Flatts)

There you are standing strong
I'm a leaf holding on
You believe like a child
In this fire running wild
Oh I love how you see right to the heart of me

You're a waterfall washing over me
I'm a thirsty man let me drink you in
I am on my way
You're a mountain top
When I reach for you
Your love lifts me up
And all that I want is to be
Where you are

I'm the frozen ground
You're the warm sunlight
Shining down on me
Baby, just in time
I have never been in love like this
Oh, you move my soul every time we kiss
And I love how you heal
I can't believe how alive I feel

You're a waterfall washing over me
I'm a thirsty man let me drink you in
I am on my way
You're a mountain top
When I reach for you
Your love lifts me up
And all that I want is to be
Where you are


The scripture below is one I go to often. I have a lot to learn when it comes to being the most suitable helpmate to Mr. Cinder, but thank goodness he loves me for I am...imperfections. short-comings and all that. Because of that devotion, it challenges me to love him with a love like he does me...I think that's the most precious of all blessings which comes from the union of marriage.


"Wives, follow the lead of your husbands as you follow the Lord. The husband is the head of the wife, just as Christ is the head of the church. The church is Christ's body. He is its Savior. The church follows the lead of Christ. In the same way, wives should follow the lead of their husbands in everything. Husbands, love your wives. Love them just as Christ loved the church. He gave himself up for her. He did it to make her holy. He made her clean by washing her with water and the word. He did it to bring her to himself as a brightly shining church. He wants a church that has no stain or wrinkle or any other flaw. He wants a church that is holy and without blame. In the same way, husbands should love their wives. They should love them as they love their own bodies. Any man who loves his wife loves himself. After all, people have never hated their own bodies. Instead, they feed and care for their bodies. And that is what Christ does for the church. We are parts of his body. Scripture says, "That's why a man will leave his father and mother and be joined to his wife. The two will become one."—(Genesis 2:24) That is a deep mystery. But I'm talking about Christ and the church. A husband also must love his wife. He must love her just as he loves himself. And a wife must respect her husband."

~ Ephesians 5:22-33

2 comments:

audrey` said...

Hi Mrs Cinder

You're indeed a very blessed lady =)
God bless you.

NancyJC said...

Mrs. Cinder,

Your posts help me to let go of the past. Anger and resentment gets in the way of true love everytime. I hope you will continue to take us with you. Peace.

NancyJC