Tuesday 2 November 2010

A good man

A very good man

I am blessed as my husband is a very, very “good man” indeed.

He always behaves honestly and honourably and I marvel at the admiration I still feel for him after these eleven years of marriage.

His Father was also a very good man and we have had good reason to reflect on this of late.

Our lives are full of uncertainty , we have been on a rollercoaster ride full of hope and disappointment and now for a moment, hope again. Through all of this my boy has been stoic and wise and good humoured and true and I? A rudderless ship bounced around on the tides of fortune have been elated and battered by equal measure and still he steadies me and guides me home to safety.

Thank you my love.

The Moment

The moment when, after many years
Of hard work and a long voyage
You stand in the centre of your room,
house, half acre, square mile, island, country,
knowing at last how you got there, and say “I own this”

an extract from The Moment by Margaret Atwood.


  1. I so agree..thank goodness for a good man! I just took this same kind of a picture and posted it too! ;D

  2. Very sweet post and a wonderful tribute to your husband. I feel the same after 24 years! Thank you!

    Love the quote from The Moment.


  3. Hi Sarah,

    'Hi' - hope all is OK?

    sending you big hugs - Nina xxx

  4. I know you know you're a lucky woman and he's a lucky man.
    Your words moved me to tears - I thought I would have such enduring love - but.
    How many women think the same but things change.
    Love to you.

  5. Sarah that is so lovely. I hope you have only happy times ahead.

    Kate xox

  6. Good to hear from you again. You've been missed. Glad you've had love and support through the storms.

    xo Jane

  7. Thank heavens for a wonderful man to be by your side Sarah-Jane. Reading your words it sounds as if you've really needed him.

    Hope all is well for you now.

    Lisa x

  8. I've missed you
    I was worried
    I hope everything is/will be ok
    on the subject of a Good Man- do you know where they are available?

  9. This is lovely Sarah! Wishing you the best!

  10. I'm very glad to hear that one so sweet has a good man to look after her. Hope you are both ok whatever life brings your way.
    Take care
    Lisa xx

  11. aww what a lovely post! it brought tears to my eyes, i know exactly how you feel, i wouldnt change my other half for the world he is my soulmate, my anchor and he keeps my world steady. It is so nice to be loved we are very lucky girlies indeed. :D x

  12. I too am blessed with a very good man - he is my life. When I crumble, he is always there to pick me up. Thank heavens for a good man. I hope you are all ok.

  13. They say good men are hard to find.. I guess there's some truth in that statement. Maybe its' because they are by the sides of the women they love and not " other places " in full view for all to clamor after... I too am blessed with a GOOD MAN...23 years and counting... stay in the moment sarah jane and thank you for the beautiful autumnal tour as well..
    wishing you peace in the moment!

  14. Sarah I am hopeful for you.

    Where would we be without our foundations.


  15. Lovely post.
    It doesn't matter what the world throws at us with a good man by our side we can face anything.
    I am lucky enough to be married to such a man too.
    Carol xx


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