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Tribute To My Wife

1 Peter 3:1 Likewise, ye wives, be in subjection to your own husbands; that, if any obey not the word, they also may without the word be won by the conversation of the wives; [Ye wives, be in subjection] Consider that your husband is, by God's appointment, the head and ruler of the house; do not, therefore, attempt to usurp his government; for even though he obey not the word-is not a believer in the Christian doctrine, his rule is not thereby impaired; for Christianity never alters civil relations: and your affectionate, obedient conduct will be the most likely means of convincing him of the truth of the doctrine which you have received. [Without the word] That your holy conduct may be the means of begetting in them a reverence for Christianity, the preaching of which they will not hear. (from Adam Clarke's Commentary, Electronic Database. Copyright © 1996, 2003, 2005, 2006 by Biblesoft, Inc. All rights reserved.) Ode to my Wife: What can I say? The woman is awesome. She feeds me in every way, to the top and then some. She makes me know I am loved. Where does she find the verve? Three score years and more the pattern always the same. My needs filled first, never words which maim and cripple the unity felt. Sure we have our differences every couple does. But they wane and fade, bend, blend and mascarade to seemingly hide but daily guide without need for charade. When I think of her, there comes a silent smile, a warm glow, a need to be close. Oh, I love that woman so. © Charles Henderson 2/21/2017

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Date: 10/14/2020 12:34:00 AM
Charles, your love for this wonderful lady pours out of the page. You have a special gift to share in your sincere and honest writing and I look forward to reading more of your gems in future.
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