Friday, June 15, 2012

Happy Anniversary!

This weekend, my husband and I will celebrate our 12th wedding anniversary—separately!  No, we aren’t fighting, and we don’t need marriage counseling (at least I don’t).  It just happened to work out that way this year.  So while I am sweating it out with the four children in Mississippi, Paul will be sweating it out in El Paso! :)

So many things have happened in these twelve years, and most of them good.  I will recount some of these for you here.

  • 12 years of wedded bliss (the honeymoon doesn’t have to end)!
  • 4 sweet children that live with us
  • 1 precious baby who lives with Jesus
  • 2 RVs
  • 4 states of residence—WV, NC, IN, MS
  • 1 mission house
  • 1 rented mobile home
  • 1 cute little house (which, by the way, we are hoping to finish the paperwork and complete the closing next week, HOORAY! That means we can purchase a house in the area where we now live!)
  • 1 Dodge Ram 3500
  • 2 years of part-time evangelism (while teaching at ABC)
  • 10 years of full-time evangelism
  • 300,000+ miles traveled in meetings
  • 16,000+ pictures
  • Hundreds of sermons—I don’t think I can even figure out how many! :)
  • Hundreds of friends all over the world
  • 2 mission trips
  • Dozens of adventures
  • Countless everyday blessings
  • 1 thoughtful and funny husband
  • 1 extremely happy wife

Like I said, just a sample of the good things…  I thank the Lord for the husband he has given me, and for the wonderful life we have had together so far.  I am looking forward to the next 68 years!  :)

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Happy anniversary, Sweetheart!  I love you and I am so glad to be your wife!

2 comments:

  1. happy anniversary! hate that you have to be apart but I've done it twice and you just learn to celebrate how you can! Enjoy!

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  2. Happy Anniversary (a little belated)!!!! Nice pic of the two of you! But I have to admit. . . I remember when it was big news that you guys were dating. . . and you've been married 12 years?!?!?! How time does fly. . . : )

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