ArtsAutosBooksBusinessEducationEntertainmentFamilyFashionFoodGamesGenderHealthHolidaysHomeHubPagesPersonal FinancePetsPoliticsReligionSportsTechnologyTravel

A Wondrous Happy Birthday And Wedding Anniversary To My Better Half (Wife)....

Updated on August 13, 2015

A Wondrous Happy Birthday And Wedding Anniversary To My Better Half (Wife)....

The most important blogs I have written or ever will write in this forum are about Christ Jesus, I hope... but today, I will take a momentary respite from the Gospel of the Christ to pay Agape homage to my beloved better half on her birthday/wedding anniversary. It seems like all those years ago and fortuitous when I arrived to New York from California on a partial scholarship to attend NYU, but I took a job as a hospital security guard that vitiated my NYU scholarship, which then compelled me to applied to a more cost effective college (John Jay College of Criminal Justice). My applying to John Jay is a testament of how every aspect of our lives is controlled by the Sovereign Lord and Savior because it was at John Jay where I met my wife in a poetry class. The truth is that I took that poetry class, not so much to learn about the Bard or about the other great poets, but to get women just like how I had done elsewhere - but there she was: that tanned, cocoa brown chocolate, petite lady with the bee-stung lips, punctuated with a coke-bottle-figure that was and is still breathlessly, 'mmn,' meandering....

There are many things I have to thank my wife for; I thank her for coaxing and getting me through law school because I thought it would be a breeze like how I managed the undergraduate classes; my wife had more confidence in my mental faculties than I did. When I engaged my wife, I remember how my mother benignly betrayed me by making me buy a more expensive ring than the one that I initially bought; perhaps, that is why both of them get along so well and both have ran an effective tag team on me on what is now our fifteenth year of marriage. Incidentally, when we were getting married, I recalled when we exited the Limo, only what I am about to convey could happen here in New York. To that end, we were standing on one side of the road to cross over to the wedding reception hall when a car with New Yorkers came by, whereby, the occupants shouted that our pending nuptials were not going to last... leaving us rolling in laughter - but alas, the Lord has tarried and through His grace and mercies, He has given us fifteen wondrous years and two children.

At this juncture in our marriage, my wife is a better mother than she is a wife - as it should be when Christ Jesus has blessed a couple with children. The loving coattails of being a husband and a father allow me to listen or watch my wife and daughter argue about what is appropriate for a young lady to wear - I love it even more so when I have to be the referee and make the final choice as to what is apt attire. Incidentally, I love how my wife have made me feel like the Lord feels about his creation of Human kind... I have swallowed dictionaries, yet I cannot describe what it feels like to have one's children cry when one leaves for work and when one returns, especially seeing those same children running at warp speed to greet you... showing their sheer joy that one is back home - I thank my wife for making those babies that allowed me to enjoy what the Christ/Almighty God must feel like when He looks at us in all our frailties. Last but not least, I am ambivalent on how my wife monitors my eating habits, though I know that it is borne out of love... but the truth is I secretly, benignly, resent her because my wife's constitution allows her to eat virtually anything without accumulating fat.

I hope the Lord permit us to have many more years together because, as Martin Luther King said, ... longevity has its place and above all I hope - no, I claim in Christ Jesus! I hope my beloved wife continues to make me vegetable lasagna, which tastes like the real thing or that I never grow tired of eating the many variations of Jamaican jerk dishes. I thank my wife for putting up with my joking about her being from Jamaica and for inspiring me as my muse to write many a skit. I end again by wishing my wife a happy birthday/wedding anniversary and asking her for forgiveness for all I have done known and unknown to her. I have written many poems about my wife, but permit me to borrow from Sir Elton John, whose lyrics to follow put this auspicious occasion of my beloved wife's birthday/wedding anniversary in a better loving perspective than I can: "... How wonderful life is when you're in the world....!

.


Comments

    0 of 8192 characters used
    Post Comment

    • Verily Prime profile imageAUTHOR

      Verily Prime 

      3 years ago from New York

      Thanks for the prayers and blessings... and same return to you and yours

    • MsDora profile image

      Dora Weithers 

      3 years ago from The Caribbean

      Congratulations to your wife on her birthday, and to both of you on your wedding anniversary. I pray God's continual favor on your family going forward!

    working

    This website uses cookies

    As a user in the EEA, your approval is needed on a few things. To provide a better website experience, hubpages.com uses cookies (and other similar technologies) and may collect, process, and share personal data. Please choose which areas of our service you consent to our doing so.

    For more information on managing or withdrawing consents and how we handle data, visit our Privacy Policy at: https://hubpages.com/privacy-policy#gdpr

    Show Details
    Necessary
    HubPages Device IDThis is used to identify particular browsers or devices when the access the service, and is used for security reasons.
    LoginThis is necessary to sign in to the HubPages Service.
    Google RecaptchaThis is used to prevent bots and spam. (Privacy Policy)
    AkismetThis is used to detect comment spam. (Privacy Policy)
    HubPages Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide data on traffic to our website, all personally identifyable data is anonymized. (Privacy Policy)
    HubPages Traffic PixelThis is used to collect data on traffic to articles and other pages on our site. Unless you are signed in to a HubPages account, all personally identifiable information is anonymized.
    Amazon Web ServicesThis is a cloud services platform that we used to host our service. (Privacy Policy)
    CloudflareThis is a cloud CDN service that we use to efficiently deliver files required for our service to operate such as javascript, cascading style sheets, images, and videos. (Privacy Policy)
    Google Hosted LibrariesJavascript software libraries such as jQuery are loaded at endpoints on the googleapis.com or gstatic.com domains, for performance and efficiency reasons. (Privacy Policy)
    Features
    Google Custom SearchThis is feature allows you to search the site. (Privacy Policy)
    Google MapsSome articles have Google Maps embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    Google ChartsThis is used to display charts and graphs on articles and the author center. (Privacy Policy)
    Google AdSense Host APIThis service allows you to sign up for or associate a Google AdSense account with HubPages, so that you can earn money from ads on your articles. No data is shared unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    Google YouTubeSome articles have YouTube videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    VimeoSome articles have Vimeo videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    PaypalThis is used for a registered author who enrolls in the HubPages Earnings program and requests to be paid via PayPal. No data is shared with Paypal unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    Facebook LoginYou can use this to streamline signing up for, or signing in to your Hubpages account. No data is shared with Facebook unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    MavenThis supports the Maven widget and search functionality. (Privacy Policy)
    Marketing
    Google AdSenseThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Google DoubleClickGoogle provides ad serving technology and runs an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Index ExchangeThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    SovrnThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Facebook AdsThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Amazon Unified Ad MarketplaceThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    AppNexusThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    OpenxThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Rubicon ProjectThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    TripleLiftThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Say MediaWe partner with Say Media to deliver ad campaigns on our sites. (Privacy Policy)
    Remarketing PixelsWe may use remarketing pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to advertise the HubPages Service to people that have visited our sites.
    Conversion Tracking PixelsWe may use conversion tracking pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to identify when an advertisement has successfully resulted in the desired action, such as signing up for the HubPages Service or publishing an article on the HubPages Service.
    Statistics
    Author Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide traffic data and reports to the authors of articles on the HubPages Service. (Privacy Policy)
    ComscoreComScore is a media measurement and analytics company providing marketing data and analytics to enterprises, media and advertising agencies, and publishers. Non-consent will result in ComScore only processing obfuscated personal data. (Privacy Policy)
    Amazon Tracking PixelSome articles display amazon products as part of the Amazon Affiliate program, this pixel provides traffic statistics for those products (Privacy Policy)