One more day…

…to say “I love you” face to face.

…to hold your hand.

…to feel your arms around my shoulders.

…to put my head on your chest and cry.

…to sit in your lap.

…to ride while you drive.

…to fetch your coffee.

…to feed you fattening desserts.

…to listen to you read me news stories.

…to have you take care of something that is broken.

…to have you amuse the baby while I cook dinner.

…to follow your lead during family rosary.

…to let you grill dinner.

…to curl up with you at bedtime.

…to wake up in the night and feel your presence.

…to wake you up to hear the strange animal noises outside.

…to let you sleep late.

…to kiss you goodbye.

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19 thoughts on “One more day…

  1. I'll be praying for you both during this deployment… 😦

  2. Oh, Michelle! You military wives are made of hardy stuff. We will keep you in our prayers until Bill returns safely.

  3. Michelle, as a fellow military spouse and someone who experienced the “one more day” last year, my prayers are with you and your family. We are moving to northern VA in July and will be right down the road if you should ever need anything.
    Sincerely,
    Teresa

  4. Prayers and many thanks to all of you.

  5. Lots of prayers for all of you. How long will he be gone?

  6. so sad ~ keep safe bill!!! we will be praying for you and your family.
    r

  7. Geez, Michelle, I have been gone for almost two months by now. You would think that you would be over me being back in Alaska. Well, I miss you too. But I am not going to cuddle with you at night.

  8. Prayers for you, Bill and your beautiful family. You are so amazing as a military wife and mom. Keep safe, Bill!

  9. I guess it's an actual go then. I was really hoping they'd call this one off for you. Let me know when you're ready for a playdate.

  10. Loving you, Michelle. 😦

  11. I've been crying all day for various reasons. You've added to my pool of tears.

    What a beautiful tribute to your husband and to the sacrament of marriage.

    Thank you to your entire family for the sacrifice you make for our country. And I've been complaining because all I've gotten to do is kiss my husband goodbye. Tsk. Tsk. Tsk. I'll cherish those kisses.

    God bless you all.

    ~Kate

  12. 😦 Prayers for you all and for him. Thank you for keeping it all in perspective for me.

  13. I wish there was a way to say Thank You. I will keep your family in my daily prayers. And this 4th of July when we celebrate our freedom, you will be in my heart even more, as will all military and families, past, present and future. God Bless. mcm

  14. Hugs and prayers to you and to your love during his deployment. Lord have Mercy, Lord have Mercy, Lord have Mercy.

  15. how are you holding up?
    r

  16. Keeping all of you in prayers, that everyone will be safe and Bill's return will be quick.

  17. Straight from the heart! You will all be in our prayers. Such a lovely tribute to your love!

  18. I will be keeping you in my prayers.

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