Tis the season when we start drafting our wish lists and counting our blessings. We immerse ourselves in holiday traditions, attend festive celebrations, and give to charities, to people, and of our hearts. We celebrate all the gifts this season brings, some of the gifts felt all year long – gifts such as friendship, family, companionship and love, which is one of the greatest gifts we will ever know.
Not long ago I asked my fellow Babble bloggers to share why they are thankful for their spouses. Their reasons were heartfelt, funny and inspiring. For us our thankfulness extends beyond holidays such as Thanksgiving and trickles into our todays and tomorrows. Each day we are blessed to be with the person we have chosen to go through life with is a gift and a reason for our hearts to swell with gratitude.
At times our spouses may make us crazy but they also make our hearts smile, our children’s faces light up, and our lives better because we get to share it with them. There is nothing more valuable than the people that we love. And so, during a time when gift giving and receiving is all the rage, let us not forget to be thankful for our greatest of gifts, one of them being the person we vowed to spend our forever and always with – our spouse.
Continue reading to see why we are thankful for our spouses.
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Are you thankful for the gift of companionship too? Leave your reason why you are thankful for your spouse in the comments section or, if you’ve written a post about why you are thankful for them somewhere in the blogosphere be sure to leave the link below as I would love to read your words! And, if you are on Instagram, inspired by our weekly #babblegram, share with us a photo of you and your spouse or a photo that represents why you’re thankful for them! Share your photos using the hashtag #ThankfulForMySpouse. Come on! Don’t be shy!!
May your eyes and hearts continue to be open to the many gifts that surround you and filled with gratitude and may you find yourself underneath the mistletoe with the one you love.
Photos provided by Babble Contributors
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