Friday, February 15, 2013

My heart is full...


"I am my beloved’s and my beloved is mine" Song of Solomon 6:3

This week my heart is full.  
Monday we celebrated 18 years of marriage.  Eighteen!  Someone please explain how that is possible?!?  Seems like only yesterday we walked into that church on such a beautiful, sunny February day - only to come out a little while later to a blizzard.  Ahh February in NY!  
Thursday we celebrated Valentine's Day.  I use that term celebrated loosely, because around here our love is not reserved for just one day, but for everyday.  We have always purposed to show it and be it on a daily basis.  For each other.  For our kids.  For our Heavenly Father.
But yesterday this week, my Man went all out.  This whole week has been an extra special showering of gifts and flowers, candy and hugs.  For me and our kids.  Truly amazing how he knocks my socks off again and again!
And tonight...tonight we celebrate big, with a night out.  It's been awhile since it's been just the two of us.  We usually go out with the kids - we like spending the time with our teenagers and they with us.  But tonight, it's just us...and a host of other couples from church, all dolled up ready to eat, dance, and enjoy our way through the evening!  
It's our evening to celebrate one another and the love formed over time.  
This week, my heart is full.
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Linking up with Lisa Jo and a host of others at Five Minute Friday!
Also linking up with Fellowship Friday

3 comments:

Abbey D said...

Congratulations on eighteen years, wow! Blessings to you for many more great years ahead.

Mia De Vries said...

Hi dear Lori
Oh, I hope you two had a great evening. My husband and also treated us on dinner at a restaurant and enjoyed the evening and the food so much.Over via FMF.
Much love
Mia

Sage Grayson said...

Wow, 18 years is a huge achievement! My husband and I just hit the 12-year mark. I agree that Valentine's Day should be celebrated every day. We must love and care for our marriages all the time.