Wednesday, August 1, 2012

Would You Like to Meet My Husband (DH)?

"You're the string to my kite."
 - Me (borrowed from somewhere I can't remember or locate on Google)

Think of a kite. It floats through the sky going wherever the wind blows. Imagine that the kite is lovely and wants to share its pretty colors with the whole world. The kite really wants to make people smile.

But the kite has no string.

Without a string, the kite flies into storms and gets battered. With no guidance, the kite might get hung up in a tree. Without a string, the kite could dip too low and fly right into someone causing pain and turmoil. The kite might even crash.

Now put a string on the kite.
The kite still flies. In fact, it takes the string places it never would have gone on its own. But now the kite flies with a little bit more safety. The string can help keep the kite away from storms. The kite might not crash into people on the ground. The string might even help the kite fly higher!

The kite might still crash. It may still run into storms. But with a string, the kite is flying again sooner. It's off the ground faster than it would be if it were alone. The kite flies with a companion that offers safety, some guidance, and a tether to the real world.

DH is the string to my kite.

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  1. That's so sweet. I always tell my husband that he's the macaroni to my cheese (which I say in a very cheese voice) but the kite/string thing sounds so much more eloquent. I may have to borrow that!

    1. I like that :-) I'll have to use that tonight.

  2. Perfect analogy! sounds JUST like me and my husband! He is my rock!

    1. Thanks! Must be very difficult for you to have your rock so far away. I'm so glad you get to see him soon.

  3. what a lovely analogy. I may have to borrow this and share to my husband.

    visiting u from the blog hope. have a great day :)

  4. What a gorgeous metaphor. Can totally apply to parenting, too. I'm going to close the laptop and go spoon with my "string" right now. Good night!

    1. Love that "spoon with my string" comment :-) Thanks for stopping by!

  5. Aww, what a nice post about your hubby!! Visiting you from SITS- love this post!

    1. Thanks for stopping by! I love having company over :-)

  6. Absolutely beautiful! My husband is my string too. I'll have to show him this.

  7. What a beautiful tribute to your hubby. I love this analogy!

    (Visiting from the Saturday Sharefest at SITS Girls)

    1. Thank you for your sweet words! And thanks for stopping by.

  8. Very sweet post. makes me really think about my marriage, thanks

  9. sweet:)

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