Sunday, November 04, 2007

The Life & Times...

A good friend of mine got married this weekend. It was a lovely ceremony and a very enjoyable and yummy reception. I ate too much... what's new. But I had a good time and that's what matters. Ok, THE COUPLE had a good time and THAT'S what matters...

My darling hubby couldn't attend with me, but it's inevitable at a wedding you're going to start thinking about your own nuptuals, right? Or am I the only sap? Standing there in my bridesmaids dress watching them commit to loving and supporting each other for the rest of their lives I thought back two and a half years ago to when the hubster and I did the same.

We'd dated for over 11 years. I thought we were as close as we could be without living together. But I was wrong. Each year has brough hubby and I closer and the last two are no exception. We've faced our fair share of trials and tribulations, but we've faced them together and I'm thankful to have him here with me.

We found each other so early in life (I was 16 and he was 17), I think we were both fairly skeptical as to whether it was real or puppy love. We often joke that if there is a such thing as past lives, we must have been searching for each other for a long time in the last and that's why we found each other so early this time.

Whatever it was, it was a Blessing. I guess the Lord knew we'd need each other early on and so He provided. And whew, am I thankful.

So I wish Bethany and Steve the same joy and love hubby and I share and I pray they have a long and happy marriage!

Am I the only sap, say I'm not... please!!!!

April

6 comments:

mary beth said...

Nope. You're definitely not the only sap. :-) Sounds like you had a great time, and I love hearing the story about you and your hubby.

Shelli Stevens said...

I don't think you're sappy at all. I stand there sometimes imagining what it'll be like (since I'm not married.)

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Karen Erickson said...

No you're not a sap. I think it's sweet!

I'm sad cos it seems a lot of my friends are all getting divorces! :(

Brown said...

Oh, Karen! That's wreteched, and April, no you're not the only sap. I always find myself pressing into my hubby just a little more, hugging him tighter, every time I go to a wedding.

Cole said...

You're a sap.

=) Just kidding April! You are spot on with everything! I'm so glad you guys had a good time.

Cole