Three. The number of years I’ve been married to the love of my life.
Justin is so much to me – my best friend, my husband, my lover, the head of our household, and most recently my baby’s daddy. With each day, my love for him grows stronger. Whenever I look back over our years together, I’m reminded of how truly I am bless to do life with him by my side.
On this day, three years ago, that we stood before our Lord, family, and friends to say, “I do” to forever. As I vowed for better or for worse, for richer, for poorer, in sickness and in health, to love and to cherish; from this day forward, I had no idea of the journey we were about to embark on. Truth be told, it wasn’t until this last year, when we had to fully rely on God for strength, comfort, and joy, that those words would ring so true to me.
Today, as I reflect on Justin and the beautiful marriage the Lord has blessed me with, I am reminded of Ecclesiastes 5:12.
And if one can overpower him who is alone, two can resist him. A cord of three strands is not quickly torn apart.
In a time when I was afraid, hurt, vulnerable, and broken… Justin leaned on the Lord to comfort me. It’s not the strength from our marriage that got me through the heartbreak, but the cord of three strands that made us strong. It’s only with the Lord that Justin and I can overcome the for better or for worse, for richer, for poorer, in sickness and in health, to love and to cherish. So today, as I thank the Lord for Justin and our marriage, I’m most thankful that Justin is a Godly husband, who seeks His counsel, and makes the Lord the Lord of our home. I’m so thankful the Lord made Justin my happily ever after.
Love… believes all things, hopes all things, endures all things. Love never fails.
Justin, thank you for being you, a wonderful daddy, and my one and only. I love you much.
Y un feliz cinco de mayo a todos! (And a happy, cinco de mayo to all!)