So God Brought Me Mark…

Although I wasn’t looking, God knew I needed a man in my life. He knew I needed someone who was a whole person, someone who was confident, someone who could sincerely appreciate me. And all the things that I do.

He knew I needed someone who would be my partner in life, stand next to me, defend me if the need be. Someone who could pick me up when I was down or be the first to apologize because he knows how stubborn I am.

He knew that I have a tendency to keep things in. He knew I needed someone who could see right through it all. Someone who isn’t afraid to ask me how I really feel. And have the courage to take the truth, even if it hurts.

So God brought me Mark.

God knew I have a tendency to default to the negative or get caught up in the stress. He knew I needed someone who could make me laugh. Someone who can remind me of all the good things in life and teach me to be positive by example.

He knew I needed someone to fill in where I lack. Someone who is patient because Lord knows it’s not one of my virtues. He knew I needed someone who is a far better communicator than I because although I may write be able to write, the words don’t come out of my mouth as well.

God knew I needed someone who could put me in my place when I need it. Someone who isn’t afraid to push my buttons and test my patience, but only because he knows I can take it. He knew I needed someone who can push me to be a better person and encourage me to strive for my goals.

So God brought me Mark.

God knew I needed someone to be the head of our household. Someone who leads by example and will teach our children the meaning of a day’s hard work. He knew I needed someone who will work all day but come home and still make time for his family.

God knew that I never strode towards being that career woman. He knew I needed someone who was going to work hard for our family and provide for us in life. He knew I needed someone who was going to need to empower me and remind me that I am strong when I am feeling alone and helpless.

He knew I was going to need someone who is compassionate and loving by nature. Someone who is fun, who is intelligent, and who I can never stop learning from. God knew I needed the perfect complement in life…

So God brought me Mark.

Any boy I am glad he did. God knew what he was doing when he brought Mark into my life. He knew Mark was all the things I needed in life. And that he was going to be the partner who I will endure the storms and sunshine with in this journey we call marriage.  And I cannot wait until we embark on that journey.

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5 responses to “So God Brought Me Mark…

  1. Jennie you made me cry. You need to start a book. Your writings are so heart felt and real. I am so proud of you. You and Mark will have an Amazing life ahead of you. You both are very lucky to have found each other. God.is so good. Love and miss you very much. Keep Sharing…

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