I do not remember the first time I said “I love you” to my parents, nor my sisters, nor the first boy I fell for. I do not remember the first time a friend, family member, nor past boyfriend told me “I love you.” What I do remember is the very first time Brian said those three simple words . . . “I love you.”Read More »
February 14th is a day known to most as a day to celebrate love. Love for a spouse, a child, a parent, a friend, co-workers, and to the young ones, their sweet valentine crushes. I love valentines day because I love “love.” My sister recently sent me a picture of poems we wrote as a kids that housed our biggest dreams for life. One line in my childhood poem read, “who dreams what love is like.” Read More »
Though Brian and I loved each other from day one, we were friends first. Our friendship was our priority and that priority made all the difference.
Our friendship formed almost one year after meeting while living in two different cities over three hours apart. We slowly grew to know one another over texting, phone calls, and spending time together in group settings in public. I learned Brian had just started a fast from dating with the goal of centering his heart on God and focusing on a relationship with Him. Knowing Brian’s heart was centered around the One all hearts should be centered on attracted me immediately. This is, until I found out this “dating fast” would be ONE year long. Read More »
Growing up, I wondered what “my husband” would look like, what his name was, where he lived, what his interests were, and what his family was like. I found myself often laying in bed at night picturing “him” at the end of the aisle, wondering if he had blonde or brown hair, if he was blue eyed or brown eyed, and what his build would be like. Mostly I would wonder when I would meet him and know he was “the one.”Read More »