Your Love has Ravished My Heart

Photo Credit: Stefanie Vinsel
You see that man right there? Holding my sweet baby girl? Yeah, he's captured my heart. Almost 13 years ago to be exact. There is no one else on earth I can be myself around like this guy. I could type every single cliche out there but seriously no one gets me like he does. His birthday was September 3rd and it came and went without a post on his behalf. So this is for him.

Without getting all sappy, (because let's face it, he'd, and you'd, rather me tell him in person than on a blog post) I'm going to share a story with you that made me fall in love with him all over again. It happens often but this one just knocked my socks clear off!

Anna was just shy of two weeks old, I was still very hormonal so anything and everything made me cry. And when I say cry, it was always the ugly cry; sobs, nose running, tears flying, yep, that was me. But this moment, it would've made any woman shed a tear. I was laying in bed resting, thinking Anna was next to me. Travis was preparing a worship set for a worship gathering we were going to have with our friends later that week. He was sitting at his computer not even two feet from where I lay. I look up and notice he has Anna cradled in his arms while singing the song he's had on repeat for the past hour. The words of the song, the dim lighting of the room, the husband, the baby, it was a perfect storm for my heart to break into a million pieces. Be still, my heart! This wife and mama can't take it! I watched in amazement as my husband sang the words to our baby girl. I know the words were written with our Heavenly Father in mind but I couldn't help but think Travis was singing those words to his daughter as well. Even more I couldn't help but think about our own Heavenly Father singing those words over his children as my husband sang those words over his daughter. What a beautiful display of the Father's love not even two feet from me. I saw the Father in Travis at that moment, and let me tell you, nothing makes you fall in love more than when you see the Father through your husband. Read the lyrics below and tell me your heart wouldn't just melt to the floor as well:

Closer by Amanda Cook, sung by Steffany Frizzell-Gretzinger 

Your love has ravished my heart
And taken me over, taken me over

And all I want is to be
With You forever, with You forever

Pull me a little closer
Take me a little deeper
I want to know Your heart
I want to know Your heart
‘Cause Your love is so much sweeter
Than anything I’ve tasted
I want to know Your heart
I want to know Your heart

And if the lyrics don't do it justice here's the music video:

Yeah, crying over here. Who else? Maybe it's the song, maybe it's the memory of that special day, maybe it's the fact that Anna turns one in 11 days! I'm holding that baby a little tighter this last week and a half hoping the days drag on! High hopes, I know but a mama can dream, right? ;)

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