Friday, January 23, 2009

~Fingerprints Friday....A Father's Love~

There's a song by Steven Curtis Chapman called "Fingerprints", that goes:

"I can see the fingerprints of God
When I look at you
I can see the fingerprints of God
And I know it's true
You're a masterpiece
That all creation quietly applauds
And you're covered with the fingerprints of God."

There's one man on this earth that I know is covered from head-to-toe with God's fingerprints. This post is dedicated to him. He is my life's greatest gift. He's been my rock in good times, and bad. He has more integrity than anyone I know. He's a devout husband, and a loving, giving father. And I love him with all my heart and soul.

Faith is an easy thing to say you have in good times. It's tough when things are bad. But true faith shines when the road gets hard. I believe I have that faith. I KNOW he does.

I am here for you, Jim. I stand proudly beside you. I always will. No matter what. In good times, and in bad. That's love. And faith. Your goodness shines through everywhere you go. There's a saying that goes, "When God made you, He broke the mold". Fortunately, He didn't break it after He made you. He molded two beautiful sons who idolize you, and walk life like their father. I was lucky to be chosen as their mother. And blessed to be your wife. To travel through life by your side.

I love you all the way to heaven and back. Always. C. xoxoxoxoxoxoxox

(To all my Blog Friends: Please keep us in your prayers.)

Stop by Beki's blog to read about more of God's Fingerprints.

Have a blessed Friday, wherever you are in the world. Don't forget to look around. God's Fingerprints are everywhere.


Anonymous said...

Having the chance to meet this man, I was able to witness his love, dedication and devotion to you, too, Carol. You both share an amazing bond together, one that so many are searching for. We both know that it comes from many years of bumps in the road, celebrations of joy, and walking side by side through the daily journey of our time here on earth. Jim makes this world a better place and he is such a kind and gentle soul. Hugs.. Nel

Mel said...

more tears... BOTH of you

Anonymous said...

All who know you and Jim recognize that yours is a match made in Heaven between two priceless people. Together, you epitomize the meaning of the word "loving partnership" as you navigate the seas of life---whether the sailing be smooth or rough, you survive, together, with inimitable style. Your Jim is indeed a treasure, as are you.

April said...

Such an awesome and heartfelt post! You ARE going to share it with your hubby, aren't you? It will make his day! Sounds like you two have such a strong marriage built on faith, love, and mutual respect. There's truly nothing better!

Anonymous said...

Carol, this post gave me chills, those sweet, touching chills. You and Jim make quite a team, soulmates through and through. Thanks for sharing a piece of your heart this morning. Love and hugs to you both!

Martha said...

Carol and Jim - it's been an honor to have met both of you and to witness first hand the love you two share for each other. Continued prayers!!! Xoxoxo

Unknown said...

What a lovely tribute you're written. This makes me appreciate my own husband all the more...

Thanks for sharing it.

Darlene said...

All I can say is how beautiful. It sounds like you two have the most beautiful marriage....what a feel good post.♥

Suldog said...

A simply lovely tribute. Prayers continue, of course. God bless you both.

Molly said...

Thank you so much for keeping my sister in your prayers. I hope you have a fabulous weekend!!!
~Molly P

Anonymous said...

HERE! HERE! and a toast with a cold one to a very special person (even though he knows I won't be drinking it with him). I concur with all comments. You guys are the best and I'm blessed to have you in my life!

PS. Jackson is looking more like his daddy all the time.


® ♫ The Brit ♪ ® said...

Hi Carol,
What a wonderful, wonderful tribute to your Husband!
Words like this to our loved ones are what truly matter in life and life is far too short to let anything go unsaid!
Big Hugs! X

Deb DiSalvo said...

What a beautiful post - I hope all is well. I like all the comments - you sure have lots of great people behind you!

maryeb said...

What a very lovely blog you have, I am so glad you left me a comment.

artsyclay said...

How blessed you are to have such a wonderful husband!

Deborah Lambson said...

What a beautiful testament to a great don't hear such sweet sentiments to a partner very often. Sounds like you are two very lucky people :)

Rosebud Collection said...

What a beautiful blog..It is wonderful to read and what a Fingerprint..I wish you all the best and praying for you..

Anonymous said...

Really enjoyed this post, very tranquil and thought-provoking.

CJ xx

Beki - TheRustedChain said...

Way to make me cry on a Saturday morning!

God has definitely blessed you with this wonderful man. I'm so glad you recognize it!

This is a great reminder for all of us to take note of the wonderful people God has placed in our lives.
Thank you so much!

Anonymous said...

What a beautiful, early Valentine! In Jim's spare time, maybe he could give lessons to other husbands?????? No, really, you two are so special and so blessed to have found one another. Prayers continue!

Over The Top Aprons said...

What a lovely tribute to your husband. It was so refreshing to read. Thank you for sharing.

Anonymous said...

Prayers for and hugs to both you and Jim. Your relationship is an inspiration. Your journey together as husband and wife a blessing to all you've touched.

Jen said...


Giovanna said...

What a wonderful post! I'm very happy to find people like you who express their feelings in such a way. I'm sure your husband feels the same way. I also found my soulmate a couple of years ago and we're still in love. He's everything for me.
Thanks again for such a lovely post and for sharing it.

Woman in a Window said...

Oh Carol, I've missed something. I hope you are both well and together.