"If you write FOR a particular market or FOR a particular editor you will often miss the mark. But if you write because your fingers have danced across the keyboard, because a character has tapped you on the shoulder, because a story has settled in your heart, then even if you never sell it you have done the work you were meant to do. And sometime, dear readers, real magic happens." Jane Yolen

8/16/13

Dad's "Day" is Done...

 This post is part of Patty Wysong's
  A to Z meme. This week's letter is "D."


A to Z blog hop at Patterings.Yesterday was a special day in our house. It was my husband's birthday (but since husband AND his name don't start with a "D," I had to use one of his other designations - namely, dad to our two adorable children.).

And I could have done a post about him then. On his birthday. I've done that before. More than once. But he might have expected that. THIS way (I think), I get to surprise him.

Marc Stephen Sher is a wonderful, loving, godly man. A fabulous, fun, dedicated dad. A super-wonderful husband. I never doubt that he loves me. Ever.
With the kids, digging in the sand at Sleeping Bear Dunes
He completes me in so many ways. God's ideal match for me.

He's been through a lot in the past decade, but he's held onto his faith - and his sense of humor - throughout. He is stronger than he will admit - but I see it every day.

I love you, Marc. I hope your birthday this year was a special one!
Scripture Stories: Timeless Truths

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24 comments:

  1. What a sweet post! And what a blessing great husbands and dads are!

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  2. Happy Birthday Marc! My husband isn't a dad yet, we've got another 9 weeks to go, but I know he'll be a great one.

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    1. Thanks, j'Nell. How exciting for you both!

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  3. Oh, this is so sweet, Joanne! Happy belated birthday, Marc!

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    1. Thanks, Dora! He's definitely a special guy.

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    1. I am, Barb. Very! Thanks for stopping by!

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  5. You are blessed, Joanne (and so is he, BTW :) Happy belated birthday to a terrific Dad!

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    1. Thanks, Nancy! I am. Appreciate your comment.

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  6. A truly "Delightful" Read.. sounds like your "dad" hubby is a blessing to you.. thanks for sharing your family!! God bless,
    Debbie

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    1. Glad you enjoyed it. Thanks for stopping by. :)

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  7. Awww...this was so sweet and a great way to honor your husband. You both are so blessed:)

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    1. Thanks susan. He's definitely a keeper. Appreciate your comment!

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  8. Great post and pics! Thanks for sharing, Joanne.

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    1. Thanks, Tom :) Have a great weekend!

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  9. What a sweet tribute to your husband. :)

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  10. Happy (late) birthday, Marc!!
    =]

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  11. How precious! My honey is an awesome DAD, too. I like reminding him. Thanks for reminding me to say something to him today!

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    1. You're very welcome, Karla! Believe it or not, I needed the reminder too ;) Thanks for stopping by!

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